Hill Harper On Aaliyah: “I Think She Liked Me But She Was Shy”


Loop21.com grabbed author Hill Harper to talk about his latest penned effort The Wealth Cure. While chatting, Harper revealed his crush on late singer Aaliyah and his first three time meeting the young star.

He says:

She sang it for me! I met her at a party at Leonardo DiCaprio’s house. She was there with Kidada Jones, [daughter of Quincy Jones]. I was so nervous, my palms were moist. All I could do was say hello. I think she liked me but she was shy. The second time I saw her was at a Hollywood restaurant. My friend told her I had a crush on her. She told him she would come over to our table but when I looked up she was gone. Then I saw her a third time at a Baby Phat Fashion show in New York. I sat next to her in the front row. We talked and had a great time. So when she sang, “If at first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off and try again,” I did, and the third time was the charm!

Ha! Can’t you picture his nervousness?

Read the full interview here!