Following the information of rock ‘n’ roll icon Ronnie Spector’s death, Zendaya is paying tribute to her profession with a touching Instagram post. “This information simply breaks my coronary heart. To discuss her as if she’s not with us feels unusual as she is so extremely energetic,” the Euphoria star wrote in a caption on Thursday. “There’s not a time I noticed her with out her iconic pink lips and full teased hair, a real rockstar via and thru. Ronnie, having the ability to know you has been one of many biggest honors of my life.”
Zendaya went on to thank Ronnie for “your unwavering love for performing, your energy, resilience and your grace.” She continued her submit, writing, “I love you a lot and am so grateful for the bond we share. You’re a magical drive of greatness and the world of music won’t ever be the identical. I want everybody bought to expertise you the best way I did.” She concluded saying, “I hope to make you proud.”
Ronnie died on Jan. 12 after a brief battle with cancer. She was 78. Zendaya is ready to portray Ronnie in an upcoming biopic from A24 that can comply with the rockstar’s early profession, specializing in the formation of The Ronettes group and their signing to Phil Spector’s Philles Information. Earlier than her dying, Ronnie handselected Zendaya to play her within the movie. She was additionally on board as an govt producer alongside the 25-year-old actor and her supervisor, Jonathan Greenfield.