Disney Goes Woke With Lyrics In New ‘Little Mermaid’ Songs

  • “My niece went to Hunter School and I would hear about this little boy named Lin-Manuel Miranda who loved ‘The Little Mermaid,’” Menken told the outlet.
  • “He was asking questions about it, wanted me to sign posters, and was just fanatical about it,” he added.
  • “Then one day that little boy was a writer who had a new show called ‘In the Heights.’ I thought, was he the same Lin-Manuel Miranda? And now we’re collaborating! I’ve been amazed watching what he’s become in the world.”