People will go to great lengths to spur hate, and it’s hard to grasp. While the culture celebrated a first look at Halle Bailey as she becomes “Ariel” in the Disney live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” racist trolls on the Internet went as far as using artificial intelligence to spew hate in what otherwise should be a memorable moment for the entertainer. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Halle Bailey (@hallebailey)
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All it takes is one person to give you a chance, and in Chloe x Halle’s case, it was Beyoncé. Thanks to their savvy social media approach, the sister duo eventually caught the attention of none other than Beyoncé, who spotted their YouTube page and eventually began pushing them on her own social media pages. “Beyoncé saw our YouTube video online, and that’s because so many people shared it, and it created a buzz,” Chloe said, according to Rolling Stone. Eventually, the Queen became their mentor and signed them to Parkwood Entertainment, her record label. And, as might be expected, that move jettisoned Chloe x Halle into the stratosphere. Even by their own admission, their career wouldn’t be what it is today were it not for Mrs. Knowles-Carter. “Beyoncé is the true definition of what it is to be yourself and work hard and give it your all,” they said to Rolling Stone. “As young artists and as young Black women who watch her, you automatically know your worth. You know to stand in...
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