‘Little Mermaid’ Halle Bailey will get shock from Delta pilot

“The Little Mermaid” star Halle Bailey was moved to tears Sunday by a candy shock she acquired from a Delta airways pilot.

“this amazing pilot on the plane gave me this beautiful note today,” Bailey tweeted together with a photograph of a handwritten letter addressed to her. She additionally posted the picture on her Instagram story with the caption, “Real tears.”

“Ms. Bailey,” the word reads. “It is an honor to have you on board today. Thank you for being an inspiration to little brown girls all over the world [who are] like we were a few years ago … [signed] your young latina female Delta Pilot.”

In response to Bailey’s submit, Delta tweeted, “You’re giving so many little girls wings. Thank you for letting us be part of your world.”

The pilot’s letter echoes the feelings of many ladies and women of colour who watched the trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” starring Bailey as Princess Ariel. When the primary preview of the extremely anticipated movie debuted on the D23 Expo in September, a lot of mother and father shared heartwarming videos of their younger daughters reacting to a real-life Disney heroine who regarded like them.

The 22-year-old singer and actor’s efficiency within the teaser alone sparked a wave of constructive reactions from followers and members of the business, together with Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel within the traditional animated movie of the identical identify.

“Halle, you were absolutely amazing!” Benson wrote on Instagram in September. “I’m SO proud of you.”

“Thank you so much @JodiBenson,” Bailey wrote again. “This means the world to me coming from you! You made Ariel magical for us.”