Stars Pay Tribute To Aaliyah On 14th Anniversary Of Death – See Celebrity Reaction
Stars are paying tribute to Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash 14 years ago today on August 25, 2001. Many celebrities have taken to social media on Tuesday to honor the late singer. See star reactions below.
Aaliyah was just 22 when she was killed while traveling on a private plane that crashed shortly after takeoff in the Bahamas. The cause of the crash was later reported to be as a result of the weight onboard exceeding what the small aircraft could handle. Eight other people, including members of Aaliyah’s entourage, also died in the tragic accident.
To honor her memory, P. Diddy posted an old photo of himself with the R&B star, along with the caption, “#RIPAaliyah.” Janet Jackson tweeted, “I know u r there shining down on me,” and included a photo of a handwritten letter she wrote in Aaliyah’s honor. The note includes, “I love you Aaliyah #RIP.”
Missy Elliot wrote “RIP Baby Girl,” along with a link to an old article in which the rapper referred to Aaliyah as an “angel,” and “sweet person with great, incredible talent.” In preparation of his radio show for which he’ll be playing Aaliyah’s music all day, D.L. Hughley tweeted, “Remembering Aaliyah today, what’s your favorite song? Find out what DL & the crew have to say.”
Gossip Cop will continue to update as more stars pay tribute to Aaliyah on the 14th year anniversary of her death.