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Zoe Saldana

The backlash and controversy surrounding the upcoming Zoe Saldana led biopic on the life of beloved music icon Nina Simone has been far and wide. Everyone from bewildered fans to fellow actresses have weighed in on the issue (usually with criticism of Saldana) since promotion of the film began to kick into high gear last…

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Nina Simone fans cried foul last week when it was revealed that Mary J. Blige had dropped out of the lead role in a Nina Simone biopic and had been replaced by Latin actress Zoe Saldana. Now, Simone’s daughter, Lisa “Simone” Kelly (born Lisa Celeste Stroud), has weighed in on the matter. In a lengthy…

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