Aladdin actor Mena Massoud discovered himself in bother after commenting on the potential earnings of Halley Balley starrer ‘The Little Mermaid’ and the backlash resulted in Mena deleting his Twitter deal with. According to a report in People Magazine, Massoud replied to a tweet that mirrored the field workplace projections forecast for The Little Mermaid film that led to such retaliation from the netizens. His tweet learn, “Our film was unique in that audiences went to watch it multiple times. It’s the only way we reached the billion-dollar mark with our opening. My guess is TLM doesn’t cross the billion mark but will undoubtedly get a sequel.”
His tweet was in response to a different consumer weighing in on why Aladdin by no means obtained a sequel regardless of its sturdy box-office efficiency. The comparability triggered a counterblast from The Little Mermaid followers. A consumer replied, “And what exactly did you gain from commenting on this?”. Another commented, “I’m honestly still confused as to why Mena Massoud tweeted this in the first place”.
In order to take down the comparative remark, a consumer referred to Mena not bagging any roles even after the mammoth success of his movie Aladdin. The consumer wrote, “I don’t understand why Mena Massoud felt the need to put down #TheLittle Mermaid when the black community showed up for him after he cried about being unemployed.”
Massoud’s submit comes throughout as a counterattack, as he lately confirmed that Aladdin could be very unlikely to get a sequel. The film, which additionally featured Will Smith because the genie, grossed over $1.051 billion worldwide towards a manufacturing funds of $183 million.
This just isn’t the primary time The Little Mermaid has confronted criticism, even earlier than its launch. The makers had been bashed for casting Halley Balley as the feminine lead for the Disney movie. The Little Mermaid is scheduled to launch in theatres worldwide on May 26.