Tag Archives: aaliyah

  • Zendaya Reveals Reason for Exiting Aaliyah Biopic (Watch)

    Jul 21, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *It wasn’t the haters that led Zendaya to exit Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic, despite reports saying otherwise. According to the actress, it all amounted to a moral decision and a lack of quality regarding the production of the upcoming film. “The reason why I chose not to do the Aaliyah movie had nothing to do with […]

  • Alexandra Shipp Replaces Zendaya in Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic

    Jul 18, 14 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic is back on with a new actress in the starring role. Nickelodeon star Alexandra Shipp has been cast to play the R&B singer, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. This follows news of Wendy Williams boarding the TV movie as an executive producer, which she first announced Friday on Twitter. Shipp takes over […]

  • Zendaya on Leaving ‘Aaliyah’ Biopic: ‘It Wasn’t All The Way There’

    Jun 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Hours after Lifetime announced Sunday that Zendaya was exiting its Aaliyah biopic, “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B,” the Disney Channel star used the BET Awards red carpet to explain why she bailed on the project. “Basically, I just felt that because I love her, and because I respect her so much as an artist, I don’t […]

  • Shocker! Zendaya Out of Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic Project

    Jun 29, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    Whoa, has it ever been a busy day for news! Here’s what’s going on now and it’s a doozy! Actress Zendaya has exited the Lifetime TV production of the Aaliyah biopic, the network confirmed on Sunday. “We are sad Zendaya will no longer portray Aaliyah. Production is currently on hold,” Lifetime’s public relations department said […]

  • Zendaya Addresses ‘Zapped’ Character and Criticism Over Playing Aaliyah

    Jun 28, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Zendaya is having quite the 2014 and the year is only half over. The actress is gearing up for widespread exposure with playing Aaliyah in Lifetime’s upcoming biopic on the late singer as well as starring in “Zapped,” the Disney Channel’s new movie. As a lifelong Aaliyah fan, Zendaya made sure to take advantage of […]

  • Aaliyah’s Cousin Believes ‘She Would’ve Been as Big as Beyoncé’

    Jun 25, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Before her tragic death, Aaliyah’s star was at an all-time high with a hit movie and a thriving music career. If she were alive today, the late singer’s cousin, Jomo Hankerson, believes she would’ve been on the same level as Beyoncé regarding her rising stardom and ability to change the game. “I think she would […]