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When the idea for The Little Mermaid was brought up again in the '80s, animators fought over having Ariel as a redhead or blonde (red was ultimately chosen because of the contrast with the green tail and her strong personality).

When the idea for The Little Mermaid was brought up again in the animators fought over having Ariel as a redhead or blonde (red was ultimately chosen because of the contrast with the green tail and her strong personality). Def not why her hair is red.