‘Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B’ aired Nov. 15 on Lifetime, and fans had very strong views on the biopic. Many were furious over the tribute and some took to Twitter to mock the Lifetime movie with hilarious memes. Click to see!
Twitter went absolutely nuts over the Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B Lifetime biopic that aired Nov. 15. Fans of the late singer were outraged over the movie and ended up sharing seriously funny memes of other potential Lifetime biopics as a way to show how much they didn’t care for the film.
‘Aaliyah’ Lifetime Movie: Memes Mock Biopic
Once the Lifetime biopic started to air, it was clear among her fans that the movie was not what they expected. Fans quickly turned to Twitter to sound off on their opinions.
So obviously this Aaliyah movie was a failure.
— slum lord (@JGDaGod) November 16, 2014
why would they use somebody that looks absolutely nothing like Aaliyah 😕
— Mrs. Alsina (@carameldeliteee) November 16, 2014
Let me start by saying this lifetime movie on Aaliyah’s life is a disgrace to humanity.
— Andy Mineo (@AndyMineo) November 16, 2014
Aaliyah was very dear to our hearts & we just wanted to see her story done the right way! That was NOT the legacy that Aaliyah left.
— KiLee (@KiaraLeChe) November 16, 2014
As a result of all the fuss, Twitter users started thinking of other crazy biopic idea and sharing them with the world. Pretty much every big name celebs was featured in this hilarious mockery. The hashtag #LifetimeBeLike became a top trending topic on Twitter. Here’s why:
#LifetimeBeLike ‘1989: The Taylor Swift Biopic’
— #TheRealityGOD (@TheRealityGOD) November 16, 2014
#LifetimeBeLike #LifetimeBiopic Springfield : A Wiz Khalifa Story @_kosher
— A-Zar Productions (@EddieBaltazar95) November 16, 2014
#LifetimeBeLike “On The Run: The Jay-Z and Beyonce Story”
— Marvin DeBose (@TheMindOfMarvin) November 16, 2014
#LifetimeBeLike Mariah: The Life of a Legend
— ㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ (@arianacuIt) November 16, 2014
Fans were shocked to see the major casting shakeup, and HollywoodLife.com spoke to Alexandra about how it all went down.
“With her fans being so passionate about everything that was going on, I think it was really scary,” Alexandra told HollywoodLife.com. “I understand controversy, I understand where the fans were coming from, but at the same time, this project spoke to me.”
The actress and Zendaya were able to talk after the casting change and it’s all good between these two beauties! Zendaya congratulated Alexandra and the two bonded over the role.
HollywoodLifers, what did you think of Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B? Did you enjoy it? Let us know!
— Avery Thompson