Zoe Saldana Was Once Fired From Burger King For This Shocking Reason

Zoe Saldana Was Once Fired From Burger King For This Shocking Reason

Before becoming the star we know her to be, Zoe Saldana worked in a fast food restaurant which promptly fired her - for being too kind.

In a recent interview with the magazine Us Weekly, the actress Zoe Saldana told a touching story about her life before fame.

At the time when she wasn’t yet the actress we know today, the star from Guardians of the Galaxy worked in a fast-food restaurant. It's a period that Zoe Saldana remembers fondly, although she was laid off from work for having been a little too compassionate towards the people on the streets.

‘My first job was at Burger King, I liked working in the drive-through. I was fired every Friday and rehired every Saturday because they were short on staff. I think I was very empathetic when homeless people came in so I was always giving them food and I would get caught,’ confessed the 40-year-old actress.

A confession which will certainly not do any favours for the aforementioned chain, as they could never have known that Zoe Saldana would one day tell this story in a widely-shared interview.

• Emma Jensen
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