Being a blogger, it is part of my duty to write, promote and establish facts based upon information that needs better understanding. So all of you guys are aware that yesterday it was confirmed that Zendaya Coleman would be taking the role of Aaliyah for this 'alledged' Biopic Movie. Now personally, I have no hate towards Zendaya since she herself showed admiration towards our beloved Babygirl via her Twitter page. However, I am highly outraged by the fact how no one has taken The Haughton Family into consideration. It is so insensitive towards their well being and feelings that quite frankly it just makes me sick. Even MC rapper Monie Love has expressed her views to all of us, stating the fact that if her family are not on board, neither are #Team Aaliyah. And rightly so! I am so happy she has brought awareness to everyone, because there are still a lot of people who still don't get it. So I shall leave you with a quote from the petition site which you can sign here via http://www.ipetitions.com/
Petition Description: "This petition is to stop the making of this Aaliyah biopic. It's wrong that Aaliyah's mother or brother didn't have a say so in this movie that is being made. The fans didn't get a say so and neither did any of Aaliyah's friends. As her fans, we're going to do anything in our power to stop this movie. Little do we know, this is hurting Mrs. Haughton and Rashad. They're about to make something that didn't even get approved from her family. That is beyond disrespectful. If you agree that this movie shouldn't be made, you need to vote. If you really respect Aaliyah, you have to respect her mother and her brothers wishes. It's only right. It was Aaliyah's life. And they're taking it too far now. We need to put a stop to this!"
If you are a true fan you will do whatever it takes to spread the word and let it be known to people of what is currently happening. So I urge you please sign the petition, since we as fans need to do everything that we possibly can in order to help support Diane and Rashad. Let's put a stop to this once and for all guys! I would also like to add a quote from TheReal_Ness via Lipstickalley.com. They speak truth and 'realness' in what they say, so it was only right that I share it with you all! If this message doesn't sink in, I don't know what else will. Please take the time to read, understand and share. One love. <3
TheReal_Ness: "Some of you all are missing the big picture here. This has not a damn thing to do with music, legacy, none of that shit. I'm going to say it straight from how it was said to me. It's not about protecting anything. Diane is still grieving. I don't think some of you understand exactly how close Aaliyah was to her family--particularly Diane, Rashad, and her father. Especially her Mother. Diane hasn't been to the mausoleum in YEARS. She simply cannot go anymore. Do you know that when they were burying Michael (who is right above Aaliyah), she didn't even go in? She stayed outside for the interment. This woman's pain is raw and still very much real, over a decade later. Furthermore, Barry and her are NOT on speaking terms! There has been some bad blood there for a long time now, and you all don't understand that either. Diane wants no part of the industry that she feels is responsible for her child losing her life. To hell with a biopic, unreleased music, all of that. She wants no part of it. She is not one of those people who wants to capitalize off of a tragedy, especially regarding her own daughter. I've said it before man, the Haughtons are good people, down to earth, and warm. And they're still hurting."