Timbaland is getting ready to confess his true feelings for Aaliyah!
When Aaliyah was still around the pair always made magic in the studio, leading to such hits as "One In A Million" and "Are You That Somebody."
That bond extended beyond the sound booth, but on an upcoming episode of E! True Hollywood Story," he admits that the feelings weren’t completely platonic.
"When I first met Aaliyah—it’s time for the world to hear this…I’m gonna give up a little secret: I was in love with her," Timbaland confessed. "I said, ‘She’s just a baby. I’m old.’ I said to myself, ‘I’m just going to be her brother.’"
The producer added, "I was fighting a lot—a big war, but I loved Aaliyah"
Check out his confession below!
See what else he had to say about Aaliyah, when "E! True Hollywood Story: Timbaland" airs Tuesday at 9 p.m EST.