The 36-year-old beauty covered the July issue of the publication and in her accompanying sit-down, the Guardians of the Galaxy star opened up about husband Marco Perego's decision to take her surname.
"I tried to talk him out of it," she told the mag. "I told him, 'If you use my name, you're going to be emasculated by your community of artists, by your Latin community of men, by the world.' But Marco looks up at me and says, 'Ah, Zoe, I don't give a s--t.'"
Following a series of headlines highlighting her comments, Saldana has taken to her Facebook page to both clarify and defend her remarks.