Zoe Saldana and her mother at the 2010 Crystal + Lucy Awards
Zoë Saldaña: 5 Things My Mami Taught Me
By Angie Romero | 05/06/2013 - 14:55

If Zoë Saldaña has always seemed wiser than her years, it’s because she was raised by a strong woman – her mother, Asalia. In honor of Mother’s Day, here are five lessons Saldaña applies to this day.

1. Male friends tend to be more honest. They don’t sugarcoat their opinions or criticisms.

2. If your neighbor gives you a plate of food, make sure you wash the plate before returning it. “I like this one,” Saldaña says. “Basically it means to always show gratitude.”


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