Petition Update

Ms. Simone's Daughter Speaks

Naima Valier
Baton Rouge, LA

Aug 17, 2012 — Below is a letter Ms. Simone's daughter wrote and posted on the Nina Simone Facebook page.

Greetings Nina Simone Lovers, Simone here.

I have read many of the comments am happy you all took the time to share your thoughts and feelings.

Here's mine:


When the announcement initially hit the press with MJ Blige cast as Nina (about 6 yrs ago) I heard it along with everyone else. The story was written as a love story between my mother and her former nurse, Clifton Henderson and primarily takes place during the last 8 years of her life.

Please note, this project is unauthorized. The Nina Simone Estate was never asked permission nor invited to participate.

To read the entire post go to:
https://www.facebook.com/nina.simone/posts/10151126369809558