"We're not throwing anybody under the bus," the executive producer said on "The View" about the Lifetime movie
Nickelodeon star Alexandra Shipp plays the late singer in controversial "Aaliyah: Princess of R&B"
The Nickelodeon star is playing the late R&B singer, who died in a plane crash in 2001
Alexandra Shipp stars as the late musician in the movie which airs on Nov. 15
The girl-powered sequel stars Alexandra Shipp, who also will play Aaliyah in Lifetime's upcoming biopic
Accusations of Hollywood colorism and body type bias have hit the production
Newcomers Chattrisse Dolabaille and Izaak Smith join star Alexandra Shipp in the TV movie
Executive producer Wendy Williams made the casting announcement on Friday