Zendaya was beyond excited when she landed the lead role in Lifetime's biopic Aaliyah: Princess Of R&B, but the Disney starlet received some serious backlash after the news was announced. According to Aaliyah's family, they were never contacted about the film and had no idea it was even being made.
Out of respect for Aaliyah's family, Z decided to drop out of the film, causing the movie's production to become seriously delayed.
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After finding out that Aaliyah's family was against the Lifetime biopic, Zendaya decided to back out of the role.
Lifetime was not too thrilled with her decision and tweeted: