Zoe Saldana: "I Find It Uncomfortable" Talking About Race

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 13:  Actress Zoe Saldana attends Vogue and MAC Cosmetics dinner hosted by Lisa Love and John Demsey in honor of Prabal Gurung at the Chateau Marmont on Monday, May 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for MAC Cosmetics)

Zoe Saldana: "I Find It Uncomfortable" Talking About Race

The Star Trek actress sounds off on race, sexuality.

PUBLISHED ON : MAY 16, 2013 / 09:00 AM

Push Zoe Saldana's buttons, and prepare to see sparks fly. 

That's exactly what happened when we asked the Star Trek Into Darkness actress some tough questions about race and sexuality. The whip-smart action star, who admits she finds questions about her race "uncomfortable," answered them, telling us that she was raised not to see color and resents the constant questions about her ethnic background. Ironically, with her success in films like Avatar and the Star Trek franchise, Saldana has become the poster child for diversity in Hollywood.

Plus, the Dominican actress explains what she really meant when she told Allure magazine she may "end up with a woman, raising my children." 

Check out the interview below, and click here to see what Zoe said about the haters who have an issue with her playing Nina Simone

Star Trek Into Darkness hits theaters today.

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 (Photo: Charley Gallay/Getty Images)

Written by Evelyn Diaz


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