Zendaya No Longer Playing Aaliyah in Lifetime Movie!

Zendaya No Longer Playing Aaliyah in Lifetime Movie!

Bad news Zendaya fans — she won’t be portraying Aaliyah in the Lifetime movie!

Zendaya is no longer involved in the project,” a rep for the 17-year-old actress told E! News.

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A source also revealed to E! News that there were production issues that caused Zendaya to drop out of the film.

Aaliyah has always been an inspiration to Zendaya,” the source said. “She was honored to portray her and pay tribute to her. If she is going to do it, she wants to do it right.”

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  • http://eriikasworld.blogspot.com Erika

    Naw, that’s too bad! I think that it would have had been a perfect role for her!

  • Sable Senegal

    That sucks, but I understand why zendaya backed out and I completely respect her so much as an compassionate artist and human being.

  • freddy

    Maybe they pulled her after seeing her performance in “Zapped” LOL. I like her but her talent lies in singing and dancing, not acting.