“We just keep on winning”: Halle Bailey’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Crosses $200M at Global Box Office as Racist Trolls Suddenly Go Silent

"We just keep on winning": Halle Bailey's 'The Little Mermaid' Crosses $200M at Global Box Office as Racist Trolls Suddenly Go Silent

Halle Bailey is making waves in Hollywood with her mesmeric acting genius. She is a beautiful star performer who shot to stardom with her sister Chloe Bailey as a musical duo. The actress hails from Mableton, Georgia, and began her career at age three. Bailey has become a prolific star with her extraordinary and unique artistic talent. She landed her first breakthrough role in the 2012 Disney American television film Let It Shine.

In her burgeoning career, Bailey has worked with some of the best creative visionaries in the industry. She recently delivered her show-stopping performance in Rob Marshall’s directorial 2023 American musical fantasy film The Little Mermaid. The highly anticipated project is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1989 animated film of the same name, and Bailey is projecting a lead role in the movie. The film is receiving an overwhelming response and has grossed almost $200M at Global Box Office.

Halle Bailey’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ is Dominating The Box Office Amid Racist Backlash

Halle Bailey
Halle Bailey

Halle Bailey is shining on the silver screen with the awesomeness of her acting talent. The actress recently played the role of Ariel in Disney’s remake of 1989 The Little Mermaid. In December 2017, Disney bosses announced that Rob Marshall would direct the project. And after the release of the film’s trailer, some racists protested against the role of Bailey.

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They claimed that the fictional portrayal of Ariel; was played by a white actress in the original movie, hence they were against her casting in this role. Despite the racist backlash, the film is receiving immense success at the box office by grossing almost $200M worldwide.

While some are still trashing the film, fans are showing their full support for the actress as one user wrote,

“Racists are crying right now that their plan to review bomb the film to make it flop failed.”

A second user claimed,

“So I was right about this being the most successful (non-Marvel) Disney movie since the pandemic started.”

Another fan praised Halle Bailey,

“Halle Bailey manifested being Ariel since she came to this world and it’s the most beautiful thing ever, she succeeded @HalleBailey #TheLittleMermaid #LaPetiteSirène.”


Halle Bailey
Halle Bailey

The film is receiving mixed reviews from the audience, and fans are enjoying Halle Bailey’s performance. In a candid interview earlier this year, the actress told The Face magazine that she is not surprised by the racist backlash. Bailey said,

“As a Black person, you just expect it, and it’s not really a shock anymore. I know people are like, It’s not about race. But now that, I’m her… People don’t understand that when you’re Black there’s this whole other community. It’s so important for us to see ourselves.”

The actress claimed that in the early stages of her career, singing queen Beyoncé gave her crucial advice. She recalled,

“When [Chlöe and I] first signed to Parkwood, B was always like, I never read my comments. Don’t ever read the comments. Honestly, when the teaser came out, I was at the D23 Expo, and I was so happy. I didn’t see any of the negativity.”

Despite the racist backlash, Halle Bailey’s recently released film The Little Mermaid has already grossed $200 million globally. According to reports on the day of its premiere, the movie earned $38 million and debuted in almost 4,320 theaters across the U.S.

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A Brief Note on Halle Bailey’s Career

Halle Bailey, American
Halle Bailey

Halle Bailey is a talented star who began her career as a child artist. She is a phenomenal star and an extraordinary entertainer. Bailey is at the pinnacle of her career, and her irresistible charm makes her the center of attention.

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The actress has graced the cover of several top magazines and delivered fascinating roles in films. She begins her career as a singer and now she is trying her luck in the film industry, and fans of the actress are sure she will make waves with her megawatt smile and acting genius in Hollywood.

The Little Mermaid is now in theaters.

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Written by Rama

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