“Avatar” star Zoe Saldana ignores Japanese fans and speaks out for comfort women

Zoe Saldana, a Hollywood star who appeared in “Avatar”, is receiving great attention for this one action of her in the past.

The movie “Avatar: The Way of Water” is continuing its unrivaled box office run, taking the top spot in terms of ticket sales.

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With the popularity of the work, leading cast members are also receiving great attention, and the past of Zoe Saldana, who played Neytiri, is being re-examined.

In 2021, Zoe Saldana mentioned a grandmother, who was a “comfort woman” victim under the reign of the Japanese military, through her Instagram story.The actress also posted a news article saying that the aforementioned grandmother is demanding an apology from Japan.

Zoe Saldana, an actress who is loved around the world, proudly demanded an apology from Japan, adding the phrase “Say Sorry”, even though this may cause her to lose Japanese fans. Seeing that the actress was the first Hollywood star to directly mention the comfort women issue, it drew a lot of attention.

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Zoe Saldana also made her face known in Korea by playing the role of Gamora, the daughter of villain Thanos, in the Marvel franchise “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Avengers”.

Meanwhile, “Avatar: The Way of Water” is the sequel to the movie “Avatar”, which was released ages ago. It is also director James Cameron’s first film in 13 years.

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On the other hand, “Avatar: The Way of Water” introduces ruthless threats faced by the family of Jake Sully and Neytiri on the planet Pandora, as well as the long journey and battles they must leave to survive, and the wounds they must endure.

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According to the US site Box Office Mojo, “Avatar: The Way of Water” recorded a global box office revenue of 1,516.55 billion dollars (approximately 1,928,444.98 million won) within 22 days of its release. It also surpassed “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Furious 7” (part of the “Fast and Furious franchise) to so far ranking 10th in the world’s all time box office sales.

Source: Insight

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