Following the information of rock ‘n’ roll icon Ronnie Spector’s demise, Zendaya is paying tribute to her profession with a touching Instagram put up. “This information simply breaks my coronary heart. To discuss her as if she’s not with us feels unusual as she is so extremely lively,” the Euphoria star wrote in a caption on Thursday. “There’s not a time I noticed her with out her iconic purple lips and full teased hair, a real rockstar by means of and thru. Ronnie, having the ability to know you has been one of many best 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 put up, 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 acquired to expertise you the way in which I did.” She concluded saying, “I hope to make you proud.”
Ronnie died on Jan. 12 after a quick battle with most cancers. She was 78. Zendaya is about to painting Ronnie in an upcoming biopic from A24 that may comply with the rockstar’s early profession, specializing in the formation of The Ronettes group and their signing to Phil Spector’s Philles Data. Earlier than her demise, 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.