This young lady had so much racist shit thrown at her when she was cast as Ariel. It’s so nice to see her smiling and happy at the premiere of this movie, which should always have been a joyful thing for her; I’m glad she seemingly hasn’t let the bastards drag her down, as Bono would say.

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