Saturday, November 28

Nina Simone

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Tearful Zoe Saldana says she ‘never should have played Nina Simone in biopic:’ I know better today ‘

By Rachel West. 14 seconds ago Zoe Saldana regrets her decision to play legendary singer Nina Simone, and apologized through tears during an Instagram Live conversation with "Pose" co-creator Steven Canals. Saldana's casting as Simone in the 2016 biopic "Nina" caused a stir at the time, due to the fact that Saldana, who is Afro-Latino, darkened her fair skin and wore prosthetics to play the role. "I should never have played Nina," Saldana says now. "I should have done everything in my power with the influence that I had 10 years ago, which was a different lever, but it was a lever anyway, I should have tried everything in my power to choose a black woman to play an exceptionally perfect black woman. " . " Suzanne Tenner / Nina Productions ...