R kelly and aaliyah dating

Though she was only 22 when she died in a plane crash on August 25, 2001, Aaliyah accomplished more than most people could in a century.

She was a true triple threat – a singer, dancer and actress – who was poised to become a major star. Both vehemently denied that they were anything more than friends.

Her three albums have sold over 32 million copies worldwide. In the mid-1990s, when the Internet was in its infancy, it was far easier for celebrities to keep secrets.

Aaliyah's family was understandably not pleased when she married to R. The new Lifetime biopic recreates the moment the late singer brought home her new husband. " asks Aaliyah's father (played by actor Sterling Jarvis). In a published marriage license, her age is listed as 18. Music critic Jim De Rogatis has found some issues with the film’s portrayal of Aaliyah and Kelly’s relationship.

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Williams recalled telling Lifetime they had to “get this Aaliyah movie right.” "I was very popular on the radio for Aaliyah’s rise and untimely death.

He has faced numerous allegations of being involved with underage girls and his reputation has long overshadowed his career achievements. Kelly is not worried about what people have to say with reports the 49-year-old singer is dating a woman 30 years his junior.

At age 12, Aaliyah signed with Jive Records and her uncle Barry Hankerson's Blackground Records. Kelly, who became her mentor, as well as lead songwriter and producer of her debut album, Age Ain't Nothing but a Number.

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