Disney’s new live action The little Mermaid apparently hits Kate Middletonalso know as Catherine, Princess of Wales. The royal rival and sister-in-law of hers, Meghan MarkleShe has made it known that the animated version of the film is one of her favorite films, previously drawing a comparison between herself and Princess Ariel, who loses her voice throughout the film.
The live action scene comes when the main character of Ariel, played by Halle Baileyshe meets Prince Eric, and she backs off when he tries to guess her name, said a critic who saw an early screening of the film. page six.
“Ariel has sacrificed her voice to come to the surface and [meet] Prince Eric. She can’t talk so he tries to guess her name,” they told the site. “Your first guess of her is Diana. The second guess of hers is Catherine, but after [Ariel gives a disgusted] reaction, the [concludes] ‘Okay, definitely not Catherine.’
Diana seems to be a possible reference to Prince Harry’The late mother, Princess Diana, who was killed in a car accident in 1997. “Disney would be disingenuous if it suggested that those naming choices were coincidental,” the critic explained.
Meghan made a reference to the 1989 animated film. The little Mermaid during a 2021 televised interview, Meghan & Harry: A CBS Primetime Special.
The Duchess of Sussex recalled watching the film after the couple tied the knot in May 2018.
“I was sitting in Nottingham Cottage and The little Mermaid came,” Meghan recalled. “And who as an adult really looks The little Mermaid but he showed up and I was like, ‘Well, I’m here all the time, I might as well watch this,’ and I was like, ‘Oh my God, she falls in love with the prince and that’s why she loses her voice. ‘” Then she added: “But in the end she gets her voice back.”
previous Suits Star went on to explain, “I have always valued independence. I’ve always been outspoken, especially about women’s rights, and that’s the sad irony of the last four years, I’ve advocated for so long for women to use their voice. And then I was silent.”
Later in the interview, when asked if the story of her and her prince had a happy ending, Meghan replied: “Yes. Bigger than any fairy tale you’ve ever read.
Meghan said in the same interview that she and Kate got off on the wrong foot before their wedding when the princess allegedly made her cry. Their relationship has reportedly been icy ever since.