Zoe Saldana has received a lot of scrutiny ever since she was chosen to play Nina Simone in the legendary singer's recent biopic.

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As you already know, many people are upset about Zoe Saldana playing Nina Simone in the upcoming biopic about the late singer's life, but things got taken to the next level when Zoe tweeted a Nina quote and the legendary singer's estate replied by throwing some shade at the actress.

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As a young Afro-Latina from Spanish Harlem whose skin color doesn't veer too far from Zoe's, I admit I'd worship the chance to play Nina - but the truth is, it wouldn't be my place.

Zoe Saldana's last couple of days have been rough.

We remember her fondly from her 1972 appearance on Sesame Street where she sang "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" to four little children on a studio-built stoop.

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