Nina Simone’s Daughter Defends Zoe Saldana Amid Biopic Backlash

Extending an olive branch.

Just one day after Nina Simone’s estate lashed out at Zoe Saldana via Twitter on Wednesday, March 2, the legendary singer’s daughter, Lisa Simone Kelly, came to the actress’ defense during an interview with Time published on Thursday, March 3.

Simone Kelly (who doesn’t manage her mother’s estate’s Twitter account) explained why she’s “not upset” at Saldana for portraying her mom in the upcoming biopic Nina. Read more at Us Weekly…