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Zendaya Gets Real About Why She Returned To The Disney Channel

"When I left Disney, there weren’t any families of color on the channel."

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Zendaya is one of three celebrities covering Variety magazine's Power of Young Hollywood issue.

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Whether she was recording music, stunting on the red carpet, releasing a clothing line, or nabbing movie roles like Spider-Man: Homecoming, Zendaya was making serious career moves!

"When I left Disney, there weren’t any families of color on the channel. That was a big reason why I wanted to come back."

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"I think I’ve successfully made a show that not only allows for representation but sees girls in a powerful and strong position."

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And a powerful position is right! Not only does Zendaya double as a math genius and badass spy on the show...

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Read more from Zendaya's Variety cover issue here.

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