‘Moana’ Star Auli’I Cravalho Comes Out as Bisexual

Moana, Auli’I Cravalho. Photos via Walt Disney and Cravalho’s Facebook pages

(WM) Auli’I Cravalho, who voiced the titular character in Walt Disney’s animated hit film “Moana,” came out as bisexual on TikTok April 8.

The video was the 19-year-old’s first on the popular social media platform. In it, she lip syncs to “Those Kinda Nights,” an Enimem song featuring Ed Sheeran.

“Seriously though, joke’s aside / How you doin’? You straight? / She said, ‘No, I’m bi.’ /… I’m checkin’ out the chick, she said / ‘So am I,’” the lyrics read. Watch:

Cravalho, who also played Ariel in ABC’s televised “The Little Mermaid Live” last year, subsequently addressed her coming out via Twitter. Responding to a fan seeking confirmation, she directed them to her video:

 

She then liked and retweeted a number of fan reactions, including: