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Halle Bailey Hugs Adorable Little Girl at 'The Little Mermaid' UK Premiere

Halle Bailey Hugs Adorable Little Girl at 'The Little Mermaid' UK Premiere

Halle Bailey wears white to the UK premiere of her new movie The Little Mermaid held at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on Monday (May 15) in London.

The 23-year-old singer and actress was seen meeting some young fans, and even hugging a little girl who carried Halle‘s Ariel doll.

Halle has been very vocal about being representation for young Black girls and kids, and what their reactions to seeing her as a Disney princess means to her.

Check out what she recently shared inside… More Here! »

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Halle Bailey Meets Up with Original Ariel Jodi Benson at 'The Little Mermaid' Premiere

Halle Bailey Meets Up with Original Ariel Jodi Benson at 'The Little Mermaid' Premiere

Halle Bailey looks amazing while stepping out on the blue carpet at the premiere of her new movie The Little Mermaid held at Dolby Theatre on Monday (May 8) in Hollywood.

The 23-year-old star was also seen meeting up with the original voice of Ariel Jodi Benson on the carpet and inside the after party.

If you didn’t know, Jodi reportedly has a little cameo in the film, with a sort of passing the torch moment.

“She doesn’t need any advice from me. She’s brilliant. I did get to meet her a few times and chat with her, and just to tell her how proud I was of her,” Jodi told ET on the carpet. “But I love that she has a purity of heart and a pure spirit. You can see that vulnerability, and that child-like, and that bravery and courage coming through. It’s beautiful. I’m so thrilled for her and I’m so proud of her.”

Also hitting the carpet at the premiere were Halle‘s co-stars Jonah Hauer-King, Melissa McCarthy, with husband Ben Falcone and daughter Vivian, Javier Bardem, Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina, Jacob Tremblay, Noma Dumezweni, Art Malik, Simone Ashley, Lorena Andrea, Jessica Alexander and Sienna King. Director Rob Marshall, producer John DeLuca, composer Alan Menken and Disney CEO Bob Iger were in attendance as well.

The Little Mermaid hits theaters on May 26th. Check out the latest clips released here!

FYI: Halle is wearing a Valdrin Sahiti gown. Awkwafina is wearing Charles & Keith shoes. Jacob is wearing a Reiss suit.

Browse through the gallery to see 50+ photos from the The Little Mermaid premiere…

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