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Zendaya pays tribute to late singer Ronnie Spector following singer's death at 78

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Zendaya took to Instagram on Thursday to pay tribute to late singer Ronnie Spector following the singer's death at 78, and said she hopes to make her 'proud' in playing her in a biopic.The 25-year-old actress, who is slated to portray the Ronettes lead singer in a film about her life, shared an image of Spector and a selfie she had taken in December of 2018 with the Be My Baby artist, who died of cancer Wednesday.The Spider-Man: No Way Home actress said the news of the death of Spector, who also had hits such as Baby I Love You and Walking In The Rain, left her brokenhearted.

The latest:Zendaya, 25, took to Instagram on Thursday to pay tribute to late singer Ronnie Spector following the singer's death at 78, and said she hopes to make her 'proud' in playing her in a biopic'To speak about her as if she's not with us feels strange as she is so incredibly full of life,' Zendaya said. 'There's not a time I saw her without her iconic red lips and full teased hair, a true rockstar through and through.'The Emmy-winning actress said that knowing Spector had been one of 'the greatest honors' of her life, and recalled details of the time they spent together. 'Thank you for sharing your life with me, I could listen to your stories for hours and hours,' Zendaya said. 'Thank you for your unmeasured talent, your unwavering love for performing, your strength, resilience and your grace.'There is absolutely nothing that could dim the light you cast.

I admire you so much and am so grateful for the bond we share.' The Euphoria actress paid tribute to the late singer in an emotional social media post Zendayashared an image of a selfie she had taken in December of 2018 with the Be My Baby artist, who died of cancer WednesdayThe Euphoria.

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