Five Reasons We Love Zoe Saldana

Don't miss Zoe Saldana tonight on 106!

Five Reasons We Love Zoe Saldana - Zoe Saldana has had an amazing career that has seen her go from the movie "Center Stage" to the virtual center of Hollywood as one of the top Black actresses in the world. She'll be on 106 & Park tonight to discuss her new movie, Out of the Furnace, and more at 6P/5C!   (Photo: Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for Variety)

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Five Reasons We Love Zoe Saldana - Zoe Saldana has had an amazing career that has seen her go from the movie "Center Stage" to the virtual center of Hollywood as one of the top Black actresses in the world. She'll be on 106 & Park tonight to discuss her new movie, Out of the Furnace, and more at 6P/5C!  (Photo: Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for Variety)

Stronger - Since day one, Zoe Saldana has been a symbol of strength to young girls everywhere showing that there's a way to be gracious and strong at the same time. Where does this come from? Saldana recently revealed that as a child she was bullied a lot when her family moved to the Dominican Republic, so her and her sisters developed thick skin early on in life.  (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/WireImage)

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Stronger - Since day one, Zoe Saldana has been a symbol of strength to young girls everywhere showing that there's a way to be gracious and strong at the same time. Where does this come from? Saldana recently revealed that as a child she was bullied a lot when her family moved to the Dominican Republic, so her and her sisters developed thick skin early on in life. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/WireImage)

Zoe Saldana Keeps 'Em Guessing - She may be married to an Italian hunk now, but Saldana set tongues wagging this summer when she told Marie Claire, "I may just end up with a woman, raising my kids." The actress was clearly trying to make a point about not being boxed in with regards to her sexuality.  (Photo: News Pictures/WENN.com)

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Grand Debut - After making a name for herself in movies like Center Stage and Drumline, Zoe Saldana shot to stardom with leading and life-changing roles in Star Trek and the billion dollar success, Avatar. (Photo: News Pictures/WENN.com)

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With Pride - Over the course of her career, Zoe Saldana has portrayed both Black and Latina women in her films. Saldana is of both Puerto Rican and Dominican descent and identifies as an Afro-Latina, embracing her African roots. Doing so has given strength to a young generation of women who have been given another role model to admire because of self-acceptance. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Model Behavior - With an amazing frame, Zoe always tears up red carpets. It was because of this that she was pegged as the spokesperson for Calvin Klein a few years back. (Photo: Kiera Fyles, PacificCoastNews.com)

Zoe Saldana on the backlash over being cast as Nina Simone:  - “And I don’t care who tells me that I am not this and I am not that. I know who I am and I know what Nina Simone means to me. So, that is my truth and that set me free.”  (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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What's Next? - Zoe has quite a few projects coming up in 2014, but tonight she's in the house because her latest project, Out of the Furnace, hits theaters today. Don't miss a minute at 6P/5C! (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)