Zendaya Talked About The Time She Ran Shit In A Room Full Of Disney Executives And It's Great
"The title is whack. That’s gonna change."
Well, in the cover story she discusses the time she was in a meeting with the heads of Disney. She was 16.
They wanted her to do a show called Super Awesome Katy. Her response? "The title is whack. That’s gonna change."
She also told them she was going to be a producer for the show. And as for her character's name, nah: "Do I look like a Katy to you?" she said.
Zendaya also insisted the show feature a family of color.
And she said she didn't want the main character to be a good singer or dancer, but instead a martial arts–trained brainiac.
She wanted to show her character was just as smart as everyone else — and someone who lived a normal but extraordinary life.
People loved the image of a teenage Zendaya laying down the law in a room full of executives.
How could you not? Zendaya was running shit at 16!
And continues to today. 👏
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