Zendaya Coleman Drops Out of Aaliyah Role


Disney actress Zendaya Coleman has officially bowed out of the Lifetime channel’s upcoming biopic on late R&B singer Aaliyah.

The network issued a statement over the weekend saying “We are sad Zendaya will no longer portray Aaliyah, and production is currently on hold.”

Zendaya’s casting was revealed on June 16th and immediately caused a backlash among some fans who thought the actress’ look was too ambiguous.
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