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The Little Mermaid's Ariel Inspired Tangled's Mandy Moore To Start Singing

The Little Mermaid's Ariel Inspired Tangled's Mandy Moore To Start Singing

How amazing is this little factoid?!

Mandy Moore admitted that she only got into singing because of Jodi Benson, aka Ariel from The Little Mermaid!

The Tangled star, who voices Rapunzel, told ET about her connection to the red-haired Disney Princess.

“I met Jodi Benson today, Ariel. She is the sole reason that I started singing,” she shared. “I didn’t manage to tell her that, because I didn’t want to creep her out too much [but] I will. Before the day is done, I’m going to lay that on her.”

After the interview Mandy made sure to get a pic with Jodi, who discovered this fact from ET.

“She didn’t tell me [that I inspired her to sing],” she said. “That makes my selfie even more special. That’s really neat.”

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