Chris Brown should be forgiven, Kelly Rowland says after defending him at awards show
Kelly Rowland, as she was accepting her award for her work on The Voice, has come out in defence of Chris Brown at the same awards ceremony, where she shared the same stage as the pop star on Sunday night (January 23).
Rowland was presenting her Best Collaboration award for her work on the smash hit US version of The Voice. She was in the house to perform to a crowd of 1,000 people at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
After singing her way up the side of the stage during The Voice’s finale, Rowland was then joined by her best friend and fellow Voice contestant, Fantasia Barrino, who sang Beyonce’s hit WINGS into the night during a performance of the track they made up for her finale performance.
Rowland then went on to present her Best Dance Work and Best Collaboration awards, which she won for her hit song TICKLE.
During her acceptance speech, Rowland did a short interview with the Los Angeles Times. She was then joined by Brown, who was in attendance in his usual suit and tie.
“Just to clarify, I would love to do more music with Chris Brown. I wouldn’t say I was in love with him and I’m not sure what’s up because I don’t know him. It’s not something that I care to discuss with him,” Rowland said.
“I care about Chris Brown being able to come through with the help.”
Following the interview, Rowland was asked by the Los Angeles Times to respond to Brown, who has been a target of late.
“Chris Brown needs to be the man for a while,” said Rowland.
“I think he needs someone that he can come through with… I think he needs to be the man that he has grown into and is able to help people that he helped in the past.”
Rowland later told reporters: “Chris Brown, that’s what I like about him; when he came through with me so many