Kelly Rowland has been the focus of several headlines in the past week, following incidents in which the singer-songwriter appeared to right some wrongs.
The headlines first began after the Destiny’s Child superstar responded to Peter Rosenberg’s seemingly insensitive remark during a promotional appearance for her new Paramount+ film, ‘Fantasy Football,’ with Marsai Martin and Omari Hardwick. While the conversation was ongoing, Rosenberg suggested that Rowland had “played second to Beyoncé” her entire career, to which the 41-year-old schooled the Hot 97 radio presenter and DJ, putting him in his place.
Kelly called him out to his face & he still didn’t get it. Even, Marsai Martin caught it. Outside of Destiny’s Child, Thee Kelly Rowland is an international superstar, actress, author & businesswoman! She’s been in this industry 25+ years & in 2022 you’re still comparing? 🤦🏾♂️ pic.twitter.com/1n2GjSXwhN
— Jerome Trammel, MBA (@MrJeromeTrammel) November 16, 2022
The incident enraged fans who then took to social media to express their outrage and criticize the DJ, after which he took to Twitter to issue an apology to Kelly and also addressed the incident in another clip shared to social media.
See below for Rosenberg’s apologies.
I messed up . Sorry @KELLYROWLAND …
wasn't remotely my intention but intentions don't always matter. I will take the L …
still playing Nelly and Kelly at my wedding https://t.co/sIbtXRvcrG
— Real Late 2 Soon Come (@Rosenbergradio) November 17, 2022
While Kelly has yet to publicly respond to Rosenberg’s apologies, she did thank her fans for their support during the ordeal, and she did so again during a recent red carpet appearance at the AMAs.
As seen in the clip above, Rowland said to Access Hollywood:
“Sometimes there’s no rhyme or reason to why certain things are asked, and I think that in that time you handle it with grace. I think that everybody deserves grace. I think when they don’t know sometimes you have to express how you feel, but [do it with] grace because everyone deserves grace.”
Kelly was then asked about upcoming music, to which she laughed while stating, “I know [folks are asking about new music], but I’m releasing ‘Fantasy Football’ right now,” before adding, “I’m really enjoying movies, but, of course, still making music.”
Her inteview also follows a recent clap back during her acceptance speech on behalf of Chris Brown, in which she told the audience:
“I want to tell Chris thank you so much for making great R&B music and being an incredible performer,” Kelly said in reaction to the audience who were booing in reaction to Brown’s award win for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist at the AMAs.
— RNBMUSIC SAVED MY SOUL (@rnbmusictweets) November 21, 2022
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