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Ayesha Curry, the wife of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, was very vocal throughout the entire NBA Finals. Now that LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have won the 2016 title, Cavs fans are wasting no time mocking Ayesha. Brandon Lamp, the creator of Lamp Apparel, designed a t-shirt inspired by the film […]
If you haven’t picked up a copy of “I Put a Spell on You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone,” now is a good time…
Amid the torrential downpour of criticism upon Zoe Saldana for taking the role of the dark-skinned Nina Simone, she has received some cover from being…
During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed the backlash over Saldana’s portrayal of Simone and the subsequent discussion of colorism within the African-American community.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen Latifah and Paula Patton are putting aside the controversy surrounding the Nina Simone biopic, “Nina,” and waiting to see how…
At this point, we’re not really sure what the film’s selling point is… but maybe inquiring minds will go out to see how controversy plays out on screen.
Nina Simone’s legacy will be introduced to new audiences when the film, Nina, starring Zoe Saldana, is released in theaters next month. The biopic tells the story of Simone’s relationship with her nurse-turned-manager Clifton Henderson and will highlight the later years of Simone’s tumultuous life.
After Saldana tried to salvage the controversy by quoting the late artist on Twitter, the estate asked her to “take Nina’s name out your mouth. For the rest of your life.” The estate continued to grieve over the film on Twitter, calling it “painful.”