Kelly Rowland says let’s forgive Chris Brown: ‘We are people’

Future’s Youngster alum Kelly Rowland thinks that Chris Brown’s haters have to transcend chilling out and is now asking them to forgive the embattled R&B star.

The “Dilemma” and “Motivation” hitmaker’s remarks got here after she chided the viewers for booing when Chris Brown gained at Sunday’s American Music Awards. Presenting the award for favourite male R&B singer, Rowland accepted it on Brown’s behalf.

Whereas in West Hollywood on Monday night time, the 41-year-old instructed TMZ that Brown deserves grace after the gang’s disapproval on the AMAs, one among many such reactions he has endured since pleading responsible to felony assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

“I believe that grace is very real, and we all need a dose of it,” Rowland instructed TMZ’s videographer. “And before we point fingers at anybody, we should realize how grateful we are for every moment that we get…. I just think it’s important to remember to be human. We are humans.”

The “Dirty Laundry” singer additionally believes that Brown — who has been largely ostracized over the high-profile scandal and has been accused of a number of assaults since — needs to be forgiven.

“We all need to be forgiven for anything that we could be doing. Anything that we’re thinking,” Rowland continued. “We all come up short in some sort of way. And grace is real. And we are humans and everybody deserves grace. Period.”

Brown, 33, didn’t attend Sunday’s awards ceremony on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, regardless of his nomination and having been slated to carry out a Michael Jackson tribute with Ciara. (The entertainer alleged that he was abruptly axed from the telecast “for reasons unknown.”)

“Excuse me — chill out,” Rowland mentioned onstage, addressing these haranguing Brown after she introduced his victory. “I want to tell Chris thank you so much for making great R&B music. And I want to tell him thank you for being an incredible performer. I’ll take this award, bring it to you. I love you. Congratulations — and congratulations to all the nominees in this category.”

Brown, who launched his newest album, “Breezy,” in June, was nominated for male R&B artist alongside Brent Faiyaz, Giveon, Fortunate Daye and the Weeknd. The “Under the Influence” singer has not but publicly addressed Rowland’s actions; nevertheless, he shared what seemed to be rehearsal footage for his deliberate AMAs efficiency and posted a information clip on Instagram Tales concerning the ceremony’s all-time low TV rankings.

A consultant for Brown was not obtainable to reply Tuesday to The Occasions’ request for remark.