DDG Jokes About MLK Canceling Racism Amid Backlash From Halle Bailey’s Role As Ariel In ‘The Little Mermaid’ ‣ NewzAcid

DDG Jokes About MLK Canceling Racism Amid Backlash From Halle Bailey’s Role As Ariel In ‘The Little Mermaid’ ‣ NewzAcid

DDG and Halle Bailey‘s cute relationship has been deemed ‘couple targets’ throughout social media, and the rapper just lately defended his girlfriend amid the backlash she’s obtained about enjoying Ariel in ‘The Little Mermaid.’

Whereas catching up with Bootleg Kev, DDG defended Halle, and defined that individuals are attacking ‘Ariel’ the character versus Halley Bailey the particular person. He additionally stated that the singer and actress isn’t letting the negativity get to her.

She be laughing it off. They be going just a little too onerous. However I really feel just like the individuals are extra attacking the character relatively than her personally. You realize what I’m saying? I really feel like she’s caught within the crossfire as a result of she’s enjoying the character.”

 

Trigger it’s inconceivable to be imply to Halle. She’s too candy and he or she’s actually like that in particular person. So if folks really took the time to comprehend whose really enjoying The Little Mermaid relatively than simply going up as a result of she’s black, they might notice they’re trippin’.”

The dialog shortly shifted to race relations and the realities of how Black individuals are seen in America almost 200 years after slavery was abolished. DDG was seemingly bowled over by the severity of the feedback geared toward Halle, and even joked about Martin Luther King’s position in gaining freedom for folks of shade.

Yeah I didn’t know folks have been this racist. I didn’t know. I believed this sh*t was gone already. Like, I believed Martin Luther King canceled this sh*t out.”

Regardless of the unfavorable reactions, kids throughout TikTok confirmed pleasure and pleasure seeing their reflection in Halle as ‘Ariel.’

@nickyknackpaddywack Mayas response to #thelittlemermaid trailer. #representationmatters #representationinthemediamatters #blackgirls ♬ authentic sound – Nicky
@thedfwdad By no means thought a film trailer may make me cry however then I noticed @halle and knew how it might make my youngsters really feel. Thanks @disney for making my youngsters really feel seen. Can’t wait to be at Disney World in 12 days! #disney #interacialadoption #representationmatters #littlemermaid #thelittlemermaidtrailer #partofyourworld #blackgirlmagic #girldad #d23 #disneyadult ♬ The Little Mermaid (Marimba Remix) – Harry Goes Growth!



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