Janet Jackson Writes a Letter to Aaliyah: ‘What We Shared Was Sacred’

Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele
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Aaliyah; Janet Jackson
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Janet Jackson took to social media Monday to express her condolences for the late, great Aaliyah.

Jackson tweeted a photo of a brief, handwritten note she wrote. In it she described the "sacred," "everlasting" and "pure" bond that she and Aaliyah shared. A bond that she said "will endure."

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She ended it with: "I love you Aaliyah. #RIP."

https://twitter.com/JanetJackson/status/636258554060521472

Both ladies often spoke about how they were very fond of each other's work, and hoped to collaborate. 

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Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele is a staff writer at The Root and the founder and executive producer of Lectures to Beats, a Web series that features video interviews with scarily insightful people. Follow Lectures to Beats on Facebook and Twitter.

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