I think it affects you tremendously when that happens at an early age. Your hormones are up more than they would normally be. Kelly recalled his relationship with the late Aaliyah and said they were both in love.
“Well, because of Aaliyah's passing, as I've always said, out of respect for her mother who's sick and her father who's passed, I will never have that conversation with anyone," he said.
And now she's the subject of a new buzzed about TV biopic... The family of the deceased singer, believing that her story should be told as a major feature film, has refused to grant the producers the right to use her songs.
The film’s original star, Zendaya, dropped out of the film before it began production.
Kelly has not been one to talk openly about his past, but during a recent feature in GQ, the singer delved a bit deeper into his past and opened up about his relationship with Aaliyah as well as sexual abuse as a child. Kelly revealed that from the age of seven or eight, he was sexually abused by someone he referred to as a relative. As I'm older, I've only learned to forgive it," he explained. To be honest, even if my mom, I saw her kill somebody, I'm not gonna say, ‘Well, yeah, she definitely should go to jail.’ It's just something I wouldn't do.” The singer was asked if he lost his innocence because of the abuse to which he replied: “Absolutely, yes.
You know, no different than putting a loaded gun in a kid's hand — he gonna grow up being a shooter, probably.
Here’s what you need to know about the pair’s affair, relationship, and dating history: According to Tammy Estwick of WDSU, Mississippi’s Bryant is suing Kelly for damages he has done in his marital life.
He alleged that Childress and Kelly had an affair for five years because of which his wife, Asia Childress, split with him.
Aaliyah’s family later filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Blackhawk International Airways, which was settled out of court.
Aaliyah’s music has continued to achieve commercial success with several posthumous releases.