Zoe Saldaña Opens Up About Her Father's Death

Zoe Saldaña Opens Up About Her Father's Death
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Zoe Saldaña's newest project is a heartfelt one. Partnering with AOL, the starlet has developed a new webseries called, "Zoe Saldaña Presents My Hero." The series follows celebrities as they surprise the biggest hero in their lives, reports The Huffington Post.

Zoe Saldaña's first episode features herself in the Dominican Republic, where she reveals her mom as her biggest hero. The star also talks about her father's car crash in 1988, which left her and her two sisters without a dad. 

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“Oh my father was amazing,” Saldana said, as she turned her head away to hold back tears. “When we lost him, it was hard, it was very very tragic. He was a really good guy.”

“It was harder for my mom, it took her a couple years to sort of get out of that spell. It was really hard. You would see it in her face that she was defeated, she just felt defeated,” she continued. “And she would just keeping walking, one foot in front of the other, one foot in front of the other. My mom was just really trying to make ends meet and we had to really become each other’s emotional support. It gave her more strength to keep doing and keep making all the sacrifices that she was doing. You would see this single mom with three little kids.”

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The series will feature celebrities like Gina Rodriguez, Maria Menounos, Nick Cannon, Mary Lambert, Julianne Hough and more. 

Watch the first episode below: