Halle Bailey‘s version of Ariel in The Little Mermaid will be seen in theaters — and possibly stores, too. In an Instagram post Monday, the singer revealed her character has its own doll, which even has a mole just like hers.
“I have something really exciting to reveal to you all. I am gonna cry,” she said in a video. “This is the new Little Mermaid doll! I am literally choking up because this means so much to me.”
“And to have one that looks like me, that’s my favorite Disney character, is very surreal,” the singer continued. “And look, she even has my mole! See? And the hair, and the tail … I’m just stunned, so I don’t quite know what to do with it, but I’m gonna steal this and take it home.”
She wrote in the post’s caption, “Omg…the little girl in me is pinching herself right now ..I have my own Little Mermaid Ariel doll !!! I can’t believe how much she captures my version of this iconic character…brb gonna go cry now.”
Halle stars as Ariel in the upcoming live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid, set to premiere May 23 in theaters nationwide. It’s not clear when or if her new doll will be released.
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Today marks the 5th anniversary of the popular Pokémon Go game that has taken the world by storm! For the past five years, millions of people have caught Pokémon, visited Pokéstops, and battled in gyms. As the game enters its fifth year, it shows no signs of slowing down and has become even more popular with new updates and features.
As the game celebrates its 5th anniversary, we thought it would be a great time to look back at some of the most memorable moments. From its highly anticipated launch to its groundbreaking Augmented Reality (AR) features and exciting events, Pokémon Go has certainly come a long way in these past five years.
Some of the most significant moments from the game include the introduction of Team Rocket, the Legendary Pokémon raids, friendship levels, the Trading System and the augmented reality feature. All of which gave trainers new and unique ways to interact with their favorite creature collecting game.
In addition, Pokémon Go has also hosted several other amazing in-game events, from the Safari Zone Tour to the Team Go Rocket Takeover. Each one of these events has been a hit with fans and has kept gamers engaged and excited throughout the game’s five-year run.
As the game enters its 5th year, we can only hope that developers continue to introduce new and exciting features that keep players coming back time and time again! So to mark the 5th anniversary of Pokémon Go, let’s take a moment to reminisce and celebrate all the amazing moments we’ve had together!