The granddaughter of the iconic jazz singer Nina Simone blasted Vice President Kamala Harris and suggested she was responsible that the family no longer controls Simone’s estate.
The story: RéAnna Simone Kelly, the daughter of Simone’s daughter Lisa Simone Kelly, accused Harris, who served as California’s attorney general between 2011 and 2017, of causing the family a lot of trouble in her role.
She made the comments in response to a question from a Twitter user who asked why the singer’s estate made an account for her on the platform, given that Twitter launched three years later.
Her comments: In a Twitter thread on Saturday, Simone’s granddaughter explained that her family does not hold the rights to the late singer’s estate and suggested that the vice president is to blame for that.
“Nina’s granddaughter here,” ReAnna Simone Kelly wrote. “My family doesn’t run her estate anymore. It was taken away from us [and] given to white people. Our family name was DRAGGED in the media. We get NO royalties, nothing. Wanna hold someone accountable? Ask Kamala Harris why she came for my family.”
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