Aaliyah fans all around the world are rejoicing! Yesterday, MAC Cosmetics announced there will be an Aaliyah MAC cosmetics line that will launch the summer of 2018.
The company made the exciting announcement on social media. They said, "Aaliyah is truly one in a million -- an unstoppable icon whose groundbreaking work in R&B music inspires us all. Today we join her countless fans in celebrating her with the announcement of the MAC collection Aaliyah Collection. You made it happen! Stay tune in 2018."
MAC Cosmetics entered into a partnership with the Haughton's, Aaliyah's family. The announcement of the MAC Aaliyah Collection was made a day before the 16th anniversary of the late singer's death. Aaliyah passed away in a plane crash on August 25, 2001.
Two years ago, Aaliyah fan Jennifer Risinger started a petition with Change.org to honor Aaliyah with an Estée Lauder company line. In November of 2016, Aaliyah's brother Rashad Haughton showed his support of the petition by retweeting it. The petition gained a total of 26, 218 supporters.
Aaliyah is truly one in a million — an unstoppable icon whose groundbreaking work in R&B music and film inspires us all. Today we join her countless fans in celebrating her with the announcement of the M·A·C Aaliyah collection. You made it happen! Stay tuned in 2018. #AaliyahforMAC @aaliyah_haughton_official
#Aaliyah u have left such a BIG IMPACT on the industry! Even years later your LEGACY CONTINUES! Your bro/Mom/& ya Fans ride 4 u! We all ❤️u. pic.twitter.com/l2VdRBmLUb— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) August 25, 2017
In her petition, Risinger requested items like lipstick, lip glosses, and eyeliners be included in the MAC Aaliyah Collection. There's been no word on the specifics of the line, but we'll stay tuned!
Nice work, Jennifer Risinger!
What items do you hope will be included in the MAC Aaliyah Collection?
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