Timbaland Slams Lifetime for Airing Aaliyah Biopic

Timbaland Slams Lifetime for Airing Aaliyah Biopic

Alexandra Shipp as Aaliyah. (Christos Kalohoridis/Lifetime)
Alexandra Shipp as Aaliyah. (Christos Kalohoridis/Lifetime)

Lynette Rice, PEOPLE MAGAZINE

 

(People.com)—Timbaland and fans went on a social-media tear after Lifetime premiered a controversial biopic about Aaliyah, the 22-year-old R&B superstar who died in a plane crash in 2001.

The mega-producer, who had worked with the late singer, posted a barrage of messages over the weekend that began with “Hope yal’ not watching this!!!!!!!!” and continued with “Lifetime disrespects Aaliyah” before ending the diatribe with an unspecified promise to express more of his displeasure later.

 

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