Zoe Saldana Talks Nina Simone Drama in Latina May 2013

Zoe Saldana Talks Nina Simone Drama in Latina May 2013

With two major films on the horizon, Zoe Saldana continued promotions by covering the May 2013 issue of Latina magazine.

The 34-year-old actress rocked designer duds from Roland Mouret and DKNY for the the Yu Tsai cover shoot and chatted with the mag about everything from portraying Nina Simone to wanting a man.

Check out a few highlights from Miss Saldana”s interview below and for more be sure to pay a visit to Latina!

On wanting a relationship:
I dont want to need things. I need water, you know what Im saying I need to exercise, I need to eat. To be with a man, should be a want. I dont need anybody.

On the Nina Simone controversy:
The reality is that nobody knows the story as to why this collaboration came to benobody knows the full storyand at the end of the day all Im going to say is that every person that is a part of this project came together for no other reason than the unconditional love for Nina Simones music

On growing up as a Dominican-American:
I grew up in Queens and the Dominican Republic. It wasnt easy, s*** was going on. But the kind of world that we had indoors, that my mom created for us, makes more sense to this day than what is out there. I would come home from school and go, Mami, what am I You know, cause Im getting all kinds of things and people are mean. And Mami would look at me and go, Youre Zoe.