Fact: Zendaya recreated Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey's famous Dirty Dancing lift on the streets of New York on Friday (07Oct16), with the help of her trainer, Mike Aidala. The singer/actress shared the big jump on Instagram, in a photo of Aidala holding her high above his head after a gym session. "We poppin’ in these streets NYC streets," she captioned the snap.
Quote: "It empowered me to continue to break down boundaries and to expand the mould of what beautiful is to people. (The incident) kind of reassured the fact that what I'm doing, as far as fashion, is bigger than just pretty clothes and going to fashion shows and being cute and getting pictures taken." Zendaya discusses the lasting impact that Fashion Police co-presenter Giuliana Rancic's comments about her at last year's (15) Oscars have had. The E! presenter was forced to apologise after quipping the actress' dreadlocked hair at the 2015 Academy Awards "smells like patchouli oil... or weed".
Quote: "It was nice because you step onto a set and some of the girls I knew and some of them I didn't; you could feel really awkward... Everybody was really nice; it was a very open and warm set." Zendaya on joining Taylor Swift and her celebrity pals for the Bad Blood video.
Fact: Taylor Swift's actress pal Zendaya Coleman has become the latest star to add a shoe collection to her fashion smarts. The Daya by Zendaya line will be sold in U.S. retailer MACy's beginning next year (16). She says, “I am obsessed with shoes. It is a perfect baby step into all the facets that I want to do.”
Tweet: "I'M NOT CRYING, YOU ARE. @Zendaya #ProudOfYou". Taylor Swift congratulates her friend Zendaya Coleman after the actress/singer's high school graduation ceremony on Thursday (11Jun15). The Disney star and her classmate, Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, were among the Oak Park High School students who attended the academic celebration ceremony in California, where comedian Bob Newhart served as commencement speaker.
Quote: "I don't know what you're talking about. Taylor Swift who? I don't know who that is!" Singer/actress Zendaya Coleman plays coy when quizzed about working with TAYLOR SWIFT on the pop superstar's upcoming video for Bad Blood. The ladies were spotted onset together in Los Angeles earlier this month (Apr15), along with supermodel Cara Delevingne and Paramore rocker Hayley Williams.
Quote: "Have you ever been attacked by a 12 year old on Twitter? It's crazy... I just wish her the best and I hope that she's able to push through and be able to do her best job - because it's not easy." Disney star Zendaya Coleman sends her best wishes to Nickelodeon regular Alexandra Shipp, who was tapped to replace her in an upcoming biopic of late R&B star Aaliyah. She pulled out of the Tv project in June (14) after she was bombarded with negative comments surrounding her casting.
Fact: Disney star Zendaya Coleman was inspired by Madonna for her look on the blue carpet for the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday (10Aug14). The actress/singer, who is the newest spokesperson for the pop diva's Material Girl fashion line, donned a fuchsia dress and short bob hairdo, which Coleman says is an "update version" of Madonna's memorable look from the 1984 music video for Material Girl. Coleman even took home the award for Candies' Choice Style Icon at the prizegiving.