In what might be one of the most painful clapbacks in history, Nina Simone’s estate made sure Zoe Saldana knew just how much they disapprove of her portraying the iconic singer.
Yesterday, amidst all the backlash she was receiving, Saldana tweeted:
“I’ll tell you what freedom is to me- No Fear… I mean really, no fear.” #NinaSimone
— Zoe Saldana (@zoesaldana) March 2, 2016
And Nina Simone’s estate responded with this brutal tweet:
.@zoesaldana Cool story but please take Nina’s name out your mouth. For the rest of your life.
— Nina Simone (@NinaSimoneMusic) March 3, 2016
Ouch! That burn might take a while to heal.