Zendaya -- who made headlines in 2015 after calling out Fashion Police
's Giuliana Rancic for saying her dreadlocks at the Oscars
looked like they smelled of "patchouli and weed" -- also says that her decision to return to her Disney Channel show, K.C. Undercover
, was largely in part to bringing diversity to the channel. "The only way I was going to come back to the Disney Channel was if I was in a position of more power. One thing that is really important to me is diversity on the channel," she says. "It’s hard as a young person of a different ethnicity or background to look at the TV and not see anyone who looks like you. Representation is very important."