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Halle Bailey Opens Up About ‘The Little Mermaid’ Racist Backlash | THR News

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Halle Bailey Opens Up About ‘The Little Mermaid’ Racist Backlash | THR News

Halle Bailey Opens Up About ‘The Little Mermaid’ Racist Backlash | THR News

The actress and singer fronts the new issue of 'The Face' and talks about stepping into suit to play the iconic Disney role and the advice she received from mentor Beyoncé.


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