The talk show host, who was one of the executive producers on the Lifetime original movie, spoke about the filmâs social media backlash today on her syndicated show, insisting it was a win.
After all the hype, the Lifetime network's "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" finally debuted last night (Nov. 15) and according to social media, the movie left little to be desired and is facing some harsh criticisms, not just from the average viewers and fans, but famous faces as well.
Wendy Williams is not worried about hearing from R. Kelly after the Lifetime movie airs this Saturday. Why? Because she believes their story, and his real love for Aaliyah, shines through in the "tasteful" made for television movie. Saying their relationship was not right, with Aaliyah being 15 years old at the time, Williams added that Aaliyah knew what she was doing.
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With "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" premiering in only 3 days, promotion has been ramping up, especially the most controversial parts everyone wants to see: the parts where R. Kellyâs relationship with the late singer is concerned.
For years, fans of late R&B singer Aaliyah Dana Haughton wondered whether or not a film would eventually be made about the beloved star.
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Wendy Williams says before there was a "Single Ladies" singing Beyonce or "Pour It Up" singing Rihanna, there was Aaliyah.
Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic is just weeks away from its premiere. Following a series of teasers, the network released an extended (full) trailer for the movie this week.
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight (ET), chosen actress Alexandra Shipp showed she was up for the challenge. With a big personality and loads of confidence, Shipp admitted to being scared...
Now, the network has given the world a full trailer for the controversial biopic set to premiere on November 15 at 8/7c.