Thandiwe Newton discussed colorism in a recent interview

Newton played a grieving professor in “God’s Country.”

Newton apologized to her colleagues who have faced colorism

Newton’s mother is a princess from Zimbabwe

Newton believes all women matters regardless of skin color.

Fans took to Twitter to comment on Newton’s interview.

Fans blasted Newton for her style of apology.

Newton revealed she changed her professional name to her birth name.

Newton got her Hollywood break from “Flirting."