Zendaya Reacts To 'Aaliyah' Biopic Casting

Zendaya Reacts To 'Aaliyah' Biopic Casting

Now Zendaya is just showing off…

The 17-year-old actress turned heads outside her hotel making the sidewalk her runway on Tuesday morning (June 17) in New York City.

Zendaya is making her rounds, promoting her new Disney Channel movie, Zapped, which premieres next Friday on the network.

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“She’s been an inspiration and influence in my whole career, her talent still shines brighter then ever, all I wanna do is honor her,” Zendaya tweeted after news of her joining the Aaliyah biopic hit the web yesterday afternoon.

She added, “Show how much she accomplished in only 22 years….she’s beautiful inside and there will never be another Aaliyah, I just hope to share her beautiful story, and make her proud up in heaven #babygirl #forever #OneInAMillion. I’m just a 17 year old girl who got cast to play one of her biggest inspirations #positive.”

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One Comment

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xx @ 4:37 pm on 06/17/2014

her acting needs to be fab/on point because she looks nothing like aaliyah. aaliyah was a natural beauty and a sense of confidence and sensuality mixed together – its difficult to pull that off especially so new in the industry like zendaya

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