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October 2012

Jill Scott Supports Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone

In a recent interview, the songstress sent positive vibes when asked about Zoe Saldana’s controversial upcoming role playing Nina Simone. Scott stated “Zoe is an incredible actress." She also went on to add that she felt “that there should be some work done, like a prosthetic nose…and definitely some darker makeup.”
Voting Has Ended

Should Saldana portray Nina Simone?

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  • Yes, she is a great actress.

  • No, she doesn't look enough like her.

Would darker makeup and a fake nose help?

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  • Yes, many actors use heavy makeup for roles.

  • No, and the idea is offensive.

Poll results so far...

Yes, she is a great actress. 51%

Yes, many actors use heavy makeup for roles. 58%

No, and the idea is offensive. 42%

No, she doesn't look enough like her. 49%

Yes, many actors use heavy makeup for roles. 19%

No, and the idea is offensive. 81%

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