Zoe Saldana: Queen Latifah And Paula Patton Defend Her Role In “Nina”

Zoe Saldana has been the center of controversy since she was cast as Nina Simone in the upcoming biopic, Nina. Critics of the choice say there were several other actresses that would have been better because Zoe Saldana is light-skinned…

Nina Simone Biopic: Two Sides Of Controversy

Nina Simone was a singer and civil rights activist who penned songs about racism and black cultural strife in the late 50’s thru the early 70’s. A new biopic about Nina Simone, Nina, is set to come out next month,…

Nina Simone Biopic: Late Singer’s Daughter, Lisa Simone Kelly, Stands Up for Zoe Saldana

A Nina Simone biopic, titled Nina, is set to hit theaters next month. Ever since accepting the lead role in the film, Zoe Saldana has come under fire, with many–some of them the late Simone’s relatives–saying her light skin and…