Zoe Saldana - Zoe Saldana not over father's death

Picture:

Hearing the word Daddy is like a ''knife'' to Zoe Saldana's heart.

The 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' actress tragically lost her father, Aridio, in a car crash when she was just nine-years-old and has never gotten over the loss.

She told InStyle magazine: ''I know the older I get I romanticise him more and more, but he was very beautiful and very disciplined. It was hard - since I was nine I've never been able to day 'Dad'.

''And I've had a stepfather since I was very young who I adore and he knows how much we love him. But he's not my dad. So when I hear little people day, 'Daddy', it's always like a f***ing knife in your heart.

''And you always walk this earth with that broken little wing.''

Zoe's mother, Asalia, moved her and her two sisters from New York to their father's birthplace of the Dominican Republic shortly after the accident and despite initially struggling, she was able to give them all a good upbringing.

The 34-year-old beauty added: ''My mum knew there wasn't going to be a protector, a big bear in our lives. She needed to raise us as the mum and dad - and she did.

''She raised three women that are very male. My mind is very mechanical. When stress rises, I don't start spinning. Women like to cry, to 'whip the s**t' as we say in Spanish.

''Like, why are you running around like a headless chicken? Sit down, shut up and think. Men are like that. A lot of them - not every one. My mum did not ever condition us to believe that we were half without a man.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Zoe Saldana

Advertisement

More Zoe Saldana

Uneventful Box Office Maintains Summer Momentum

Not much to report from the box office after this week – despite all its manpower, Expendables 3 just couldn’t outgun previous chart toppers Teenage...

Blood Ties Movie Review

While the story centres on twisted moral dilemmas, this 1970s-set thriller takes such a hesitant, internalised approach that if never lets viewers under the characters'...

The Book Of Life Trailer

Manolo has a lot of pressure forced upon him from his family regarding his future, but all he wants to do is marry the woman...

"Guardians" May Have Saved The Galaxy, But They Can't Hold On To The Box Office

So here’s some news: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles just breezed past Guardians of the Galaxy to the top of the box office. Yes, you can...

Advertisement

Just Where Has Chris Pratt Come From?

Who is Chris Pratt? Now, he’s the main star in one of the most talked about films in the Marvel Studios’ collection. He’s slim, he’s...

Hollywood's Sequel Fever Means Zoe Saldana's Schedule Is Booked For The Next Few Years

Zoe Saldana has a lot coming up in the next couple of years, having been signed to several franchises, including a sequel to Guardians of...

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' - Marvel's New Super Franchise?

Guardians of the Galaxy was given a big platform to live up to before its official release with many calling the tenth Marvel instalment the...

Guardians of the Galaxy Propels Seventies Music to Top of Charts

Guardians of the Galaxy's quest for world domination seems to be going pretty well- the film has not only slain at the box office, it's...

Advertisement

Comments

Zoe Saldana Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Zoe Saldana

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All