The host of 106 & Park, Keshia Chante talks about missing out on the opportunity to star as Aaliyah in her upcoming biopic.

For years there were rumors about Keshia playing the role but it's ultimately going to Zendaya, a Disney star.

Supporters of Keshia felt disappointed and they have repeatedly expressed this to her whether it's in her Twitter mentions or in the comment section of her Instagram page. With a plan to put it all to rest, Keshia finally opened up about the missed opportunity and how she wishes Zendaya the best.


no lie. 🙌 S/O to @pink_kisszxoxo! Now regarding the Aaliyah film, I just want to say Thank You all for the outpouring of love & support. You guys went so hard!! It's really touching to know that you root for me! Words can't even express. But this particular project just wasn't for me.

After learning more about the situation & how the Haughton family truly felt, I just didn't feel like it was right. But at the end of the day, this is just one, of what will be many movies on Babygirl's life. So maybe one day, if it's the right circumstance, timing & I get the blessing, I'll choose to be a part of something. Until then, keep #Aaliyah's legacy alive & positive! And support my girl Zendaya who is just living out her dreams & working hard to do so! xo KC 💋

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