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Aaliyah’s Stylist, Derek Lee, Sets The Record Straight On Bretman Rock Wearing Her 2000 MTV VMAs Dress

by Anthony McKenzie

” I dig what [Bretman] gives style however this ain’t it 4 me,” Lee shared on Twitter.

Aaliyah at 2000 VMAs; Bretman Rock

L– R: Rob Beccaris/WireImage, Rob Kim/FilmMagic

At the 2021 MTV VMAs, several stars turned up in distinctive appearances– Chlöe x Halle, Normani, Ashanti, and Nick Cannon among others– and a few other directed fond memories. Lil Nas X’s set instantly advised fans of Lil Kim’s historical 1999 appearance.

However, with this year basically being the year of Aaliyah– with the anniversary of her unfortunate fatality, 2 of her ideal cds transforming 20 and 25, and her songs currently being offered on streaming systems– no one might disregard Bretman Rock using her 2000 VMAs gown on the red carpet.

Rock spurted regarding the vintage Roberto Cavalli yellow-and-black tiger-striped dress to Variety He specified, “And think it or otherwise, it’s the very same precise outfit Aaliyah used when she won Female Music Video Of The Year back in like 2001[sic] We drew it from a Roberto Cavalli archive […] and he allow me obtain it for the evening.” The 23- year-old likewise shared that he “claims” the dress “still scents like Aaliyah” and “wishes that [she’s] overlooking at this little Filipino young boy offering her outfit justice 21 years later on.”

Bretman Rock verifies he’s really putting on Aaliyah’s VMAs look! pic.twitter.com/ACQKVwYk0t

— AALIYAH LEGION (@AaliyahLegion) September 13, 2021

Aaliyah’s diehard fans promptly sought understanding from the late vocalist’s stylist, Derek Lee. One fan dealt with Lee, asking, “I’m thinking he’s being additional that it’s the exact same one she touched. Do you still have this?” To which Lee responded, “SO … I do not have the initial. It’s typical for superstars to obtain from developers for an occasion & that’s what took place w/ the gown BG used. CURRENTLY … do I think that’s the precise very same gown she used. HECK NO! He looks & seems like he’s bulls tting for influence.”

Lee proceeded his views, revealing, “truthfully, it’s rather evident to me that he’s making it up. U can draw that outfit from numerous various rental homes. His remark is kinda cringe to me also. With all that being stated, I dig what [Bretman] offers style yet this ain’t it 4 me.”

Another fan asked if still taken into consideration Rock’s remarks to be influence chasing after the Roberto Cavalli Instagram web page reposted his 2021 VMA appearance. Lee responded, “Well, like I claimed in an additional blog post, It might have originated from Cavalli. I’m certain they have no suggestion if it’s the gown she in fact put on. There were way too many in the display room at the time for them to care that used precisely which one. That’s all. And truthfully, that cares what I assume now? He put on a gown she might or might have not put on. No matter, he possibly thinks that to be real so …”

The stylist made clear that his remarks are not implied to be questionable. “Lastly, please understand that I suggest definitely no color!!! And I can guarantee you that also individuals at Roberto Cavalli do not also understand which specific outfit was put on by Her. They essentially had numerous of each shade in their display room at the time along w/ the matching hairs.”

Check out the complete exchange listed below.

right here’s what Aaliyah’s stylist Derek Lee needed to state regarding Bretman Rock’s declaration concerning using Aaliyah’s specific outfit #VMAs pic.twitter.com/Mjf4emw9Nh

— ΛΛLIYΛH NEWS (@AALIYAHNEWS) September 13, 2021

SO … I do not have the initial. It’s usual for superstars to obtain from developers for an occasion & that’s what took place w/ the outfit BG put on. CURRENTLY … do I think that’s the specific very same gown she put on. HECK NO! He looks & seems like he’s bing. s. for authority.

— Derek Lee (@DLeeStyle) September 13, 2021

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