Well, also it’s no secret that the late, legendary singer’s daughter just downright hates Saldana as the choice to play her mother.
Amid that testy background comes word that … check this out … Nina Simone’s verified Twitter account is throwing shade … at Saldana.
It started when Zoe Saldana tweeted a Nina Simone quote in response to the backlash she’s been receiving over the movie.
“I’ll tell you what freedom is to me- No Fear… I mean really, no fear.” #NinaSimone
— Zoe Saldana (@zoesaldana) March 2, 2016
Nina’s Twitter responded with this …
Dang. Makes you wonder if Saldana thinks this whole thing was worth all the abuse she’s getting for taking the role.