Janet Jackson Remembers Aaliyah on Death Anniversary

Janet Jackson 2015
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Janet Jackson speaks on stage as part of amfAR's 20th Annual Cinema Against AIDS during The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 23, 2013 in Cap d'Antibes, France. 

Janet Jackson shared a handwritten tribute to Aaliyah yesterday, marking the 14th anniversary of the singer's tragic death in a plane crash. 

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"What I shared with u [is] ever sacred, everlasting [and] it's pure and it will endure," Jackson wrote. "I love u Aaliyah. #RIP"


Though the talented pair never got the chance to work together, Aaliyah was vocal about her admiration for the older singer. "I try to mention her in every interview because I want to meet her and maybe at some point in my career collaborate with her," she told Rosie O'Donnell in 1997.


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