Zendaya's Dad Explains the Real Reason She Pulled Out of Aaliyah Lifetime Biopic, Says It Wasn't Because of 'Haters'


Zendaya and her father/bodyguard Kazembe Ajamu attended  the Letters To The Men I Have Loved book launch dinner on Sunday (and she looked rather cute, we might add).article-0-1F4A88F800000578-576_634x896

Kazembe came to his daughter’s defense on Monday, firing off a series of tweets explaining why Zendaya dropped out of Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic. 


He insists it has everything to do with ‘production issues’ and nothing to do with the ‘too light-skinned’ controversy and backlash surrounding Zendaya and the role. 

He tweeted:

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Whatever the reason is, we’re glad she didn’t go through with it. Lifetime, on the other hand, isn’t so thrilled.



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