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Zoe Saldana Tearfully Apologizes for Playing Nina Simone

Actress Zoe Saldana has tearfully apologized for playing the role of Nina Simone in the 2016 movie “Nina,” citing her lack of African-American heritage, and saying the late iconic singer and civil rights activist “deserved better.”

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Zoe Saldana’s Husband Takes Her Last Name

36-year-old actress Zoe Saldana, who had previously dated Bradley Cooper, reveals in the July 2015 issue of InTouch magazine that her husband, Italian artist Marco Perego, took her last name after their marriage.

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