Ariel is, without a doubt, one of the most iconic redheads of all time. And when people think of The Little Mermaid, they think about the strawberry-topped mermaid swimming around the sea.
But not anymore, it seems. It has been confirmed that the upcoming live action remake of The Little Mermaid will feature Ariel with… blonde hair. *Shivers*
Chloe Grace Moretz, who is set to play the famous mermaid, made the startling revelation in an interview with Entertainment Weekly earlier this week.
"We’re going off the Hans Christian Anderson novel, so I’ll actually have blonde hair." Noooo!
But the Internet is having absolutely none of it:
So apparently in Disney's new live action movie, The Little Mermaid, Ariel won't have red hair. Wtf Disney. Wtf.
— Anna Stutsman (@yesyoucanna) December 9, 2015
So, they're making a live action movie of The Little Mermaid and Ariel isn't going to have red hair. WHAT THE HECK?!?!??!!
— Harry (@TakeAcid_SeeGod) December 10, 2015
film studio: ariel won't have red hair in the live-action little mermaid movie me: how dare
— festive chicken emma (@merrystevebucky) December 7, 2015
And it really is a tragedy with redheads everywhere:
Incredibly offended that the live action little mermaid actress will have blonde hair. ARIEL HAS RED HAIR
— ErinCassidyMigliara (@ErinCassMig) December 9, 2015
"First, they change Annie & now the new Ariel is blonde. Redheads are already going extinct, they're trying to push us out!" @krbaurichter
— Alyssa Hicks (@alyssahicks_) December 11, 2015
As if they're making Ariel blonde and not a red head…definitely going to be boycotting that, how bloody ridiculous!!!!!
— Florence Gracemas (@flomatthews_) December 10, 2015