ORLANDO, Fla. (WFLA) — A trip to Disney World became the most magical day for a little girl after she met Disney’s new Ariel from ‘The Little Mermaid.’
Dressed up as Ariel and even sporting Mickey’s mermaid-themed ears, a little girl and her family met Disney World’s new Ariel, inspired by Halle Berry’s portrayal of the classic mermaid character.
The magic moment happened when Ariel greeted the park visitors.
“Do you want to walk this path with me?” Ariel asked the girl. While the little girl was smiling from ear to ear in matching outfits, she shook hands with Ariel and walked to the center of the room so they could talk.
Ariel, who is a mermaid before trading her voice for legs so she can “where people can live,” told the little girl that she liked her sandals while pointing to her own pair.
“I like the sandals you’re wearing today! They show off your feet nicely, don’t they?” Ariel asked the girl.
The little girl’s mother posted her the interaction Instagram pageapplauds Halle Berry and Disney for their new portrayal of the classic character.
“Disney….. you did it!!! OMG I am at a loss for words @hallebailey look at your impact!” The caption read.
Since its theatrical release on May 26, the film has grossed approximately $327 million worldwide. according to CNN. At Rotten tomatoesThe film received a 67% Tomatometer rating and a 94% audience rating.