1. Here’s Zoe Saldana — “115 pounds of grit and heartache,” in other words.
Because how best to describe a woman than by her physical stats? Not “Star Trek star,” not “first woman of color to cover this magazine since Nicki Minaj in April of 2012,” or even simply, “enthralling Hollywood beauty” or some such nonsense. But: presenting Zoe Saldana — she’s 115 pounds!
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