Zoe Saldana shares adorable new portrait of twin sons

By Sarah Kelsey

Millions of Zoe Saldana’s Instagram and Twitter followers let out a collective “squee” on Sunday (Aug. 9) when the star posted an adorable photo of her twin boys in honour of National Twins Day.

The sweet family portrait shows the 37-year-old actress and her Italian-born husband, Marco Perego goofing around with nine-month-old Bowie and Cy.

Her caption was a shout out to fans who have supported her since their birth: “Thank you for your beautiful messages. I read them all and I feel blessed to share these precious moments with you in hopes that it can inspire you and make you smile. I am indebted to you all.

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The intimate pic is one of many the New Jersey native has shared with her followers, although the protective mom always ensures that her boys’ faces aren’t shown. This is part of her larger desire to protect their identity.

In June she told E!: “I just don’t want 16 years from now to get, “You are so disrespectful. You invaded, you exposed me, and I wasn’t ready.” Even though they’re babies and they’re under our care, it’s still their face. Right now, they’re not in the position to speak for themselves or make a decision… I don’t want to make it for them.”

Feliz Viernes! ~ Happy Friday

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The socially smart A-lister has been super busy as of late, shooting a variety of films. She’ll next star as Nina Simone in a biopic of the late singer called Nina as well as Star Trek Beyond and the second installment of Guardians of the Galaxy. Her most anticipated project drops in 2017, when the actress reprises her role as Neytiri in James Cameron’s Avatar 2.

Sarah Kelsey is a gal in the know who regularly appears on television and writes for a variety of outlets. Check out her work at sarahkelsey.ca, on Twitter @sarahkelsey, Instagram @sakelsey and Pinterest @sakelsey.

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