Ursula’s makeup artist in ‘The Little Mermaid’ fires back at critics

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Ursulas makeup artist in The Little Mermaid fires back at critics
Ursula’s make-up artist in ‘The Little Mermaid’ fires again at critics

Make-up artist Peter King stands behind his work on Ursula’s look in “The Little Mermaid” live-action movie, amidst backlash from the LGBTQ+ group.

The group has expressed considerations {that a} queer make-up artist ought to have been concerned in creating the long-lasting character impressed by drag queen Divine.

In response to the criticism, King stated: “I discover that very offensive. Why can’t I do pretty much as good a job as a queer make-up artist?”

“That’s ridiculous. That’s making an attempt to say it and that’s nice, if that’s what they wanna do, however don’t put individuals down as a result of they’re not what they need it to be,” King added.

King, recognized for his work on movies like “The Lord of the Rings” and “Star Wars: Episode VIII,” expressed confusion over the negativity surrounding his work, emphasizing {that a} make-up artist can design with out having a private attachment to the subject material.

He talked about having mentioned the venture extensively with Melissa McCarthy, the actress portraying Ursula, and bonding over their shared love for drag queens and drag make-up.

McCarthy herself has beforehand carried out as a drag queen in New York Metropolis below the identify Miss Y.