Zendaya Mourns Ronnie Spector Ahead of Playing Her in Movie: ‘I Hope to Make You Proud

Zendaya Mourns Ronnie Spector Ahead of Playing Her in Movie: 'I Hope to Make You Proud'

ゼンデイヤ is remembering Ronnie Spector after the rock star’s death.

スペクター, 伝説のガールズグループ、ロネッツのリードシンガー, 死亡しました Wednesday at age 78 after a brief battle with cancer.

Instagramで木曜日, Zendaya — who is set to portray Spector in a movie about the musician’s life — honored her and shared a candid selfie she took with Spector in December 2018.

This news just breaks my heart,” wrote the Emmy-winning actress. “彼女が私たちと一緒にいないかのように彼女について話すのは奇妙に感じます.. 彼女の象徴的な赤い唇と完全にからかわれた髪なしで彼女を見たことはありません, a true rockstar through and through.

“ロニー, being able to know you has been one of the greatest honors of my life,” continued Zendaya. “あなたの人生を私と共有してくれてありがとう, 私はあなたの話を何時間も聞くことができました. 計り知れない才能をありがとう, あなたの揺るぎないパフォーマンスへの愛, あなたの強さ, 回復力とあなたの恵み. あなたが放つ光を暗くするものは絶対にありません。”

NS 砂丘 女優が追加されました, “私はあなたをとても尊敬しており、私たちが分かち合っている絆にとても感謝しています. あなたは偉大さの魔法の力であり、音楽の世界は決して同じではありません. I wish everyone got to experience you the way I did.

“私たちはあなたの美しい人生を祝福し、あなたが正当に値するすべての花を贈ります. 大いなる力で休む ロニー,” Zendaya concluded. “誇りに思っていただければ幸いです。”

Zendaya Mourns Ronnie Spector

Zendaya Mourns Ronnie Spector
クレジット: Zendaya/instagram

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Zendaya’s upcoming biopic will be based on Spector’s autobiography お願いだから, which the singer co-wrote with Vince Waldron, なので 報告 九月に 2020. によると バラエティ, Spector hand-picked Zendaya to play her in the A24-produced movie, and she was serving as an executive producer on the project.

技術的な手続き上の問題と、手続き上の問題を検討しないという最高裁判所の決定は、裁判官と証言した多くの専門家が何が含まれているのかについて明確な結論に達するように導いた膨大な量の事実証拠を変更しないという決定に基づいていました子供の最善の利益。, Spector’s family said, “Our beloved earth angel, ロニー, peacefully left this world today after a brief battle with cancer. She was with family and in the arms of her husband, Jonathan.

“ロニーは目を輝かせて人生を送った, 逞しい態度, 邪悪なユーモアのセンスと彼女の笑顔. 彼女は愛と感謝に満ちていた,” 声明は続く. “彼女の楽しい音, 遊び心と魔法のような存在は、知っているすべての人に生き続けます, heard or saw her. “

Her family asked that in lieu of flowers, そして、スペクターのリクエストにより, donations be made to local women’s shelters or to the American Indian College Fund. 彼らはまた、彼女の人生の意志と音楽のお祝いが将来発表されることにも言及しました.


Ronnie Spector in 2018
| クレジット: Jordi Vidal/Redferns

Spector formed the Ronettes with her sister Estelle and cousin Nedra while still a teenager. The group frequented the Peppermint Lounge, a local New York club, と were eventually discovered there by MurrayMurray the KKaufman.

While with the group, Spector lent her vocals to classics like “お願いだから” と “Walking in the Rain.Though the group released just one studio album, their popularity loomed large and they even joined the Beatles on tour in 1966. She and her groupmates were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

スペクター married producer Phil Spector NS 1968 after signing to his label five years earlier, though the marriage was a difficult one. Before their divorce in 1974, the late producer kept her sequestered in their California mansion and subjected her to years of psychological torment.

“私は思った, I wasn’t going to sing again and that I was going to die there,” 彼女 recalled to PEOPLE back in 2018.

Following their split, she was able to move back to New York to rebuild her musical career. She went on to marry her manager Jonathan Greenfield in 1982, and the couple shared sons Austin and Jason.

She added to PEOPLE in 2018, “Everything is so vivid in my mind because I didn’t sing for so many years. That’s all I can think about; when’s my next show? Because it makes me happy! What I went through then made me that great today, because I was determined that nobody would ever keep me down again. And that’s what I’d tell any woman.