Nelson Mandela’s Daughter: ‘I’d Call Idris Elba ‘Big Daddy’ Anytime’

Source: Mikey Glazer / TheWrap

Quincy Jones introduces Hollywood to Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zindzi at “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” premiere

Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zindzi paid a fine compliment to “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” star Idris Elba, who plays her father, as she took the microphone to open the Los Angeles premiere of the biopic on Monday night.

“[He’s] a man whom I don’t mind calling ‘big daddy’ anytime,” she said, drawing a big laugh from the crowd in the Arclight dome.

Mandela had no complaints on seeing herself portrayed on screen either. “[They] chose someone quite cute and quite skinny,” she told TheWrap before the screening.

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