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Right After "The Little Mermaid" Live-Action Trailer Dropped, A Tweet Angrily Mistook Halle Berry For Halle Bailey — And Halle Berry Herself Replied

"Halle Berry is nearly 60 playing the role of a 16-year-old girl."

I don't know about you, but one internet archetype I am fascinated with is people who have next to no information yet SO MUCH RAGE. Cue today's example: someone mistaking Academy Award-winning actor Halle Berry...

Closeup of Halle Berry

...with the star of the upcoming Little Mermaid live-action movie, Halle Bailey.

Halle Bailey in "The Little Mermaid"

Some people on the internet are VERY UPSET because they think that 56-year-old Halle Berry will be playing Ariel.

Screen shot of an internet comment

I'm sure Ms. Berry would do a wonderful job, but this is not the world we are presently in!

"Isn't Halle Berry a little too old to be The Little Mermaid?"

One now-deleted tweet caught the attention of Halle Berry herself, which read, "Halle Berry is nearly 60 playing the role of a 16-year-old girl. This is what happens when you upset a fandom."

Halle Berry

Which led to the actual Halle Berry responding with this:

VH1 / Via Twitter: @halleberry

I mean, yeah, fair enough.

Women sitting with notebooks and pens and disapproving looks

Perhaps unsurprisingly, this is not the first time this has happened!

… wrong Halle lol. I can’t wait to see her too though! https://t.co/xRIjp0Juhr

Twitter: @halleberry

At least the two seem to be on pleasant terms.

your approval means everything @halleberry 🥹💗💕💕✨✨🥲💗💗💗 https://t.co/bAdyU7u5l0

Twitter: @HalleBailey

In short, it is OK to Google before you rage tweet!!!