Winnie Mandela Mad at Filmmakers Not Jennifer Hudson

June 8, 2011  |  

(The Root) — Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is less than thrilled about the biopic film Winnie, which will star Jennifer Hudson, but the activist says that her issue is with the people behind the camera.  “I have absolutely nothing against Jennifer, but I have everything against the movie itself,” she told CNN. “I was not consulted. I am still alive, and I think that it is a total disrespect to come to South Africa, make a movie about my struggle and call that movie some translation of a romantic life of Winnie Mandela.”

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