Alexandra Shipp as Aaliyah

 In case you missed Lifetime’s airing of their Aaliyah biopic on Saturday, you’re in luck…or not. The film was met with an immense amount of backlash by the fans, close associates of the songstress, and provided an endless string of memes.

Despite the backlash, the controversial film scored Lifetime huge ratings. The film scored 3.2 million viewers, making it the second highest TV movie of the year, behind Lifetime’s “Flowers in the Attic.”

Wendy Williams may feel like she won with these ratings, but the hate was real.

When you get a chance, take a look at a few of these hashtags:

 

And that’s just a very small glimpse of what the people thought about the film, which we’ve got for you in its entirety below. See for yourself and then let us know whether or not the slander was just.

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