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16th Oct 2015

Can You Tell Which Well-Known Actress Disney’s Ariel Was Modelled On?!

We can totally see it.

Megan Cassidy

Growing up, a lot of us dreamed of being Disney princesses. 

For actress Alyssa Milano, this dream became a reality, as her stunning features were the inspiration for The Little Mermaid‘s Ariel.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16: Alyssa Milano attends the Marchesa Spring 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at St. Regis Hotel on September 16, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Kohen/Getty Images)

The creative team behind the 1989 Disney classic based the red-headed mermaid’s body and movement on writer Sherri Stoner, and her facial structure on the Charmed actress.


Speaking on The Wendy Williams show, Milano revealed: “They asked me to host The Making of :The Little Mermaid and it came out that the drawing and likeness of The Little Mermaid was based on pictures of me from when I was younger.”


How does she not talk about this all the time?

If it was us, we’d have a badge.

H/T: Mental Floss