Actress Zoe Saldana glimmers in Julien Macdonald while fronting the cover of FASHION Magazine for their August 2014 issue. Inside, Zoe dishes to the interviewer about her starring role in the Nina Simone biopic.

The Queens, New Yorker says, "I handled the role with the same love, the same respect and the same pride that any other black person would, because I am a black woman, a proud Latino black woman, and nobody’s going to take that right from me."

Critics have said Zoe is too light to play the role of a powerful singer, even though she wears dark make up and a prosthetic nose for the biopic.

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