(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: