Critics Rave on Teen Actress Set to Play Singer Aaliyah in New Film

By: Jasmyne Humble Email
By: Jasmyne Humble Email

Prosecutors are dropping their case against singer Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell. The two had been charged with disorderly conduct after a fight at their home in Connecticut. Now prosecutors have decided not to pursue the case.

Celine Dion fans listen up! She just sang her 200th performance for her current run at Caesars in Las Vegas and she's still going strong!
The singer added 31 more performances through March of next year, including the new year's eve show.

It's been more than a decade since R &B singer Aaliyah's passing took the music industry by storm. Now a movie about her life and career is underway, but the actress taking on the role has critics and fans at odds. The beloved 90's singer lost her life in a plane crash on her way home after shooting her video for her hit song "Rock the Boat."
Lifetime announced Monday, 17 year old Zendaya Coleman will take on the role of Aaliyah. Since the announcement, critics are firing back saying she looks nothing like the star and may be too young for such an iconic role. Zendaya co-starred on Disney's "Shake it Up." She credits Aaliyah as an inspiration for her career and she's excited to share her story. The film is set to debut later this year.


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