Actress, Thandiwe Newton has introduced she is rightfully reclaiming the unique spelling of her title.
In an interview with British Vogue, the “w” was missed from the credit score of her first position, and it caught.
The actress, whose full title is Melanie Thandiwe Newton, mentioned her title was misspelled within the credit to her first movie in 1991, Flirting, which co-starred Nicole Kidman and Noah Taylor.
Thandiwe means “beloved” in Shona, a language of Zimbabwe, the place her mom is from.
Because of this, Thandie Newton grew to become the widely-used spelling of her title and has caught with the actress for 3 many years.
All her future performing tasks will now be credited as Thandiwe Newton, the star mentioned.
“That’s my title,” she mentioned. “It’s at all times been my title. I’m taking again what’s mine.”
Newton was born in London to a white British father, Nick, and a Zimbabwean mom, Nyasha.
Her household settled in Penzance, Cornwall when Newton was three years outdated.
Newton’s position within the HBO sci-fi sequence Westworld earned her an Emmy Award in 2018 for best-supporting actress in a drama sequence.
See pictures from her Vogue photoshoot beneath.