Four years after Zoe Saldana’s portrayal of Nina Simone in the Netflix film about her life, Zoe is coming out and saying that she should have never played that role – which required her to darken her skin and wear a prosthetic nose.
Now, years later, Zoe Saldana says she’s come to the realization that she shouldn’t have put on that nose prosthetic and dark makeup to portray Nina Simone. She should have stepped aside and allowed a Black woman who naturally resembled Nina Simone to play that part.
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