Stars React to Kelly Rowland’s “Dirty Laundry”

Kelly Rowland airs Dirty Laundry

R&B singer Kelly Rowland supposedly airs her dirty laundry for real in a new track that seems to confirm some of the rumors that have swirled around the Diva for years.

In the song titled “Dirty Laundry”, Rowland seems to fuel the rumors that Beyonce (pictured above right) is her half sister, and that Beyonce’s father Mathew Knowles is her biological dad. Kelly also suggests that she was a victim of domestic abuse — at the hands of her ex fiancé, former NFL’er Roy Williams.

Kelly Rowland airs Dirty Laundry

The couple broke off their engagement in 2006, after the dopamine faded and Williams came to his senses and decided they were “moving too fast.”

In a 2011 interview with Cosmopolitan UK, Williams said he made the decision to call off the engagement after he attempted to fill out a pre-marriage questionnaire and discovered he really didn’t know much of anything about Kelly.

Also in an interview for Cosmopolitan UK, Kelly said she was “embarrassed” by the cancelled wedding. She indicated that — like most needy women — she had put intense pressure on Williams to pop the question.

She described an “ancient aunt” glancing at her finger every Thanksgiving and asking, “No ring just yet, huh?”

Even though Williams and Rowland remain friends, it’s obvious that Kelly still harbors some resentment towards him — as evidenced by the words in her song, which may all be a figment of her overactive imagination.

For his part, Williams denies ever beating Rowland. He also hinted that Rowland might be a woman scorned.

Meanwhile, Kelly’s friends in the industry tweeted their support of Rowland and her stale and somewhat repetitive song. Scroll down to listen to the track.

Kelly Rowland airs Dirty Laundry

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    75 Responses to “Stars React to Kelly Rowland’s “Dirty Laundry””

    1. 1
      A.J. says:

      Ion know what for. :tea: She has to have some “wow” factor to ensure album sales.

    2. 2
      Sandra Rose says:

      It’s always a gimmick with Rowland. Why can’t she just put out great songs without the gimmicks? :coffee:

    3. 3

      A.J. says:

      Ion know what for. She has to have some “wow” factor to ensure album sales.
      __________________

      :preach:

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      NaijaGal says:

      I didn’t like the song…glad she got out of the domestic violence situation buttarum the cursing did not make my ears happy and the song was just meh :shrug:

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      Chile Cheese! says:

      I doubt that she used this song to confirm the sister thing, my best friends are my sisters so I think she was making reference to that… :stop: reaching Sandra it’s too early in the cotdayum mernin I ain’t had my :coffee: yet (really tea)

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      Sandra I don’t buy it at all :nono: but whatever . She seems nice but she does the most for a sale. By the way all of her previous albums suck, and I will not be a fool and purchase one again. With that being said best of luck to her!!!

      :offtopic: Chile it’s easy as heyull to get a sorry ninja, but it’s hard as heyull to get rid of em RANDOM!!! :tea: carry on

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      capricorn83 says:

      The song doesn’t seem like a single to me. Kelly has had a few hits, but I’ve never seen it for her solo career. :shade:

      And nothing in that song alludes to Matthew being her father. Messy, as usual Sandy :tea:

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      lovezoe says:

      Why does one automaticay assume it was Roy Williams? Anyways, haven’t listened to the song. Kelly always seems to have one song on the album everyone talks about then she fades back away. If I was her, I would try to get a Neutrogena contract and call it good.

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      NaijaGal says:

      did not make my ears happy and the song was just meh
      ____________________
      :hahaha: I didn’t even listen to it though. So done with mediocre music…

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      A.J. says:

      :offtopic: Chile it’s easy as heyull to get a sorry ninja, but it’s hard as heyull to get rid of em RANDOM!!! :tea: carry on
      __
      :yes: indeed

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      leoluv3 says:

      I absolutely love Kelly. I think she’s gorgeous and a great singer. I think the song is a release for her. She’s been hiding in Bey’s shadow and honestly who wouldn’t be jealous? I don’t think this song will catapult her stardom, however I do think she got off her chest what she needed to and now will hopefully be able to move on.

      Morning peeps!! :hi:

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      lovezoe says:

      Morning peeps.

      ——–
      I know I’m 50 years late, but why did Keiara wait 25 years to have sex and have it up to a dude after knowing him 3 weeks?

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      capricorn83 says:

      Roy cleared that up quick, fast, and in a hurry

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      A.J. says:

      Chile it’s easy as heyull to get a sorry ninja, but it’s hard as heyull to get rid of em RANDOM!!! carry on
      __
      indeed
      _________________

      AJ lawd they stick to ya like glue :no:

      Morning LeoLuv :hi:

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      NaijaGal says:

      Why does one automaticay assume it was Roy Williams?
      =======================
      cause that’s the only dude she’s ever been public with

    16. 16
      NaijaGal says:

      that duo with Ciara and Bow Wo “Like You” got me body rolling this morning :danban:

    17. 17

      :yawn: er’body know kelly and bey gots da same daddy…. and I think her, tina turner, and RiRi should go on the “BATTERED BUT NOT BROKEN TOUR” :coffee:

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      VDot says:

      :thinking: I wish someone would come and do my laundry RIGHT NOW. :yes:

      Auntie isn’t Kelly your boo?! Gurl you better go dry those tears and cop a feel. She may even introduce you to your :heart: – Bey :yahoo:

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      A.J. says:

      “BATTERED BUT NOT BROKEN TOUR”
      ________
      I can not. :lol:

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      Fated4Greatness says:

      I liked the song…more so because it sounded like something she need t get off her chest…**** been pent up in her for years…I didnt see anything wrong with it :shrug:

    21. 21
      Trendsetter says:

      Roy Williams said it wasn’t him, however, he gave a clue to who she might be talking about via twitter

    22. 22
      A.J. says:

      Hey Vdot :waves:

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      iAmChan says:

      Sandra Rose says:

      It’s always a gimmick with Rowland. Why can’t she just put out great songs without the gimmicks?

      ____

      But…..but I thought you love Kelly!

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      VDot says:

      A.J :waves:

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      Pickachu Tran says:

      er’body know kelly and bey gots da same daddy…. and I think her, tina turner, and RiRi should go on the “BATTERED BUT NOT BROKEN TOUR”
      _________________

      I nominate Tina to be taken off this list :tea:

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      iAmChan says:

      Good Morning SR Fam!!

      * I take pride in saying this because I rarely get up early enough to say this to y’all.

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      VDot says:

      but why did Keiara wait 25 years to have sex and have it up to a dude after knowing him 3 weeks

      _____________________

      Who is Keiara? I know a Kiara and she for sure didn’t wait 25 years to pop that cherry :no:

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      IN OTHER NEWS: I just heard C-error’s NEW SONG for the first time.

      I want those 4 minutes of my life back :mad:
      I wish she would JUST QUIT!!! QUIT I TELL U!!!!

      her and cassie need to have several seats at a depth and blind school gymnasium.

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      lovezoe says:

      but why did Keiara wait 25 years to have sex and have it up to a dude after knowing him 3 weeks

      _____________________

      Who is Keiara? I know a Kiara and she for sure didn’t wait 25 years to pop that cherry

      —————-
      Lauren London from The Game

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      A.J. says:

      Morning Chan

    32. 32

      jeniefrumdabloc says:

      Pickachu Tran says:

      er’body know kelly and bey gots da same daddy…. and I think her, tina turner, and RiRi should go on the “BATTERED BUT NOT BROKEN TOUR”
      _________________

      I nominate Tina to be taken off this list
      ________________________

      :lol: but its not a battered but not broken tour without Miss TINA… IKE use whoop her ass just because the sky was grey.

      but I get what u saying :lol:

    33. 33
      A.J. says:

      Lauren London from The Game
      _____________
      I dont know why I’ve never liked The Game. :shrug:

    34. 34

      @Picka Ion know never heard the new song, but that song with Cassie and Wiz Kahlifah paradise is kinda hot :tea: weak vocals, but still kinda hot
      :headphone:

    35. 35
      iAmChan says:

      @ Pickachu, that Ciara song ain’t a total misuse of studio time. I heard it for the first time on Monday during my road trip. I won’t buy, or download it, but I won’t just turn off the radio when it comes on as I am accustomed to these days.

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      Pickachu Tran says:

      jeniefrumdabloc says:
      Pickachu Tran says:
      er’body know kelly and bey gots da same daddy…. and I think her, tina turner, and RiRi should go on the “BATTERED BUT NOT BROKEN TOUR”
      _________________
      I nominate Tina to be taken off this list
      ________________________
      but its not a battered but not broken tour without Miss TINA… IKE use whoop her ass just because the sky was grey.
      but I get what u saying
      ___________________

      :lol: Tina is far from Broken now but I got ya :thumbsup:

    37. 37
      A.J. says:

      It is so excruciating to see good actors dumb down for the likes of Debra Lee and Stephen Hill. :no:

    38. 38
      goat76 says:

      Why label Roy a women beater when we don’t know if it was him that abused Kelly? He said it wasn’t him. Until Kelly says it was him or not, we should give him the benefit of the doubt.

    39. 39

      What’s the name of the song :thinking: Bodyparty is the cut :yes:

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      Trendsetter says:

      jeniefrumdabloc says:

      What’s the name of the song Bodyparty is the cut
      _______________________

      I like Body Party

    41. 41
      Trendsetter says:

      And I like the video with her danicng in it…so cute and sexy…

    42. 42
      A.J. says:

      Until Kelly says it was him or not
      ___________
      She wont do that. Anything for an album sales.

    43. 43
      Bella770 says:

      I didn’t care for the song because it was a usual thirst move by Kelly. She would have done better by doing an interview but that wouldn’t make her any money :coffee:

    44. 44

      I admit that song with wiz/cassie is hot :oops: I’on know I JUST CANT GET PAST WEAK VOCALS :shrugs: I took vocal lessons for years and lemme tell them bishes are an insult to all the serious vocalist out there WHO WILL NEVER GET ANY SHINE… It’s just sad what the music industry has become :no:

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      goat76 says:

      She needs to at least come out and say it wasn’t him if it wasn’t. I hope she is woman enough to do that if she is not going to reveal who it was that abused her.

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      Trendsetter says:

      And I like the video with her danicng in it…so cute and sexy…
      ___________________

      Hunty now that is dancing baby :yes:

    47. 47
      Miany says:

      Good Morning Picka, Bella, A.J, Trendsetter, Jenie, goat, Chan, Lovezoe, VDot, Fated, Naija, Sandra, leoluv, Chile, Capricorn :hi:

    48. 48
      A.J. says:

      Morning Miany :yahoo:

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      goat76 says:

      She needs to at least come out and say it wasn’t him if it wasn’t. I hope she is woman enough to do that if she is not going to reveal who it was that abused her.
      _________________

      If she is telling the truth :rolleyes: she owes no explanation to anybody bout her lyrics unless, she says names. Folks can speculate all they want. All she is concerned bout is hype for her album… :tea:

    50. 50
      Miany says:

      goat76 says:
      She needs to at least come out and say it wasn’t him if it wasn’t. I hope she is woman enough to do that if she is not going to reveal who it was that abused her.
      ^^ Good Morning and I agree. Anyone who makes a song like this knows questions are to follow. She should just say it wasn’t Roy but, I’d like to keep all other details private.

    51. 51
      Anna says:

      lovezoe says:

      but why did Keiara wait 25 years to have sex and have it up to a dude after knowing him 3 weeks

      _____________________

      Who is Keiara? I know a Kiara and she for sure didn’t wait 25 years to pop that cherry

      —————-
      Lauren London from The Game

      ~~~~~~~~~~~~
      They’ve been “besties”. Love & Basketball.

    52. 52

      I heard chris brown is back with kinka boo

    53. 53
      capricorn83 says:

      Morning Miany!!

    54. 54

      Pickachu Tran says:

      I admit that song with wiz/cassie is hot I’on know I JUST CANT GET PAST WEAK VOCALS I took vocal lessons for years and lemme tell them bishes are an insult to all the serious vocalist out there WHO WILL NEVER GET ANY SHINE… It’s just sad what the music industry has become
      ________________

      Totally agree :sad: I wouldn’t even want to be in the industry at all though , its some evil running that, and I believe it whole heartily :coffee:

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      iAmChan says:

      I listened to the Kelly song…..either say who gave you a left hook or don’t say nothing at all because the public will assume and no real man wants that woman beater label.

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      goat76 says:

      jeniefrumdabloc says:

      goat76 says:

      She needs to at least come out and say it wasn’t him if it wasn’t. I hope she is woman enough to do that if she is not going to reveal who it was that abused her.
      _________________

      If she is telling the truth :rolleyes: she owes no explanation to anybody bout her lyrics unless, she says names. Folks can speculate all they want. All she is concerned bout is hype for her album…
      ————-
      You’re looking at from her point of view. Step into Roy Williams shoes for a second.

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      A.J. says:

      I heard chris brown is back with kinka boo
      ___________
      Love that new Chris Brown song :yes: I wonders if he’s utilizing auto-tune :shrug: i just cannot believe that he can hold a note for 4 seconds but hell who am I.

    59. 59
      Sandra Rose says:

      iAmChan says:

      Good Morning SR Fam!!

      * I take pride in saying this because I rarely get up early enough to say this to y’all.
      ________________

      Good morning hun. :hi:

    60. 60
      lovezoe says:

      :newpost:

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      Sandra Rose says:

      lovezoe says:

      but why did Keiara wait 25 years to have sex and have it up to a dude after knowing him 3 weeks
      —————-

      Who is Keiara? I know a Kiara and she for sure didn’t wait 25 years to pop that cherry

      —————-
      Lauren London from The Game
      __________________

      That dopamine is a powerful brain drug. The main purpose of dopamine is to break down your resistance to a man so you can get pregnant. Dopamine is a tool to help man be fruitful and populate the earth. Don’t you notice the man usually always bounces right after he hits it? :coffee:

    62. 62
      Such A F'n Lady says:

      I may be in the minority when I say this but I like the song. :shrugs:

      Mornin’ all! :waves:

      What else we talkin about?

    63. 63
      Miany says:

      Pickachu Tran says:
      I heard chris brown is back with kinka boo
      ^^^ I’m not surprised. He has feelings for bothe Karru and Rih, neither one of em is right for him IMO but, he gone be in whichever warm bed takes him. :tea:

    64. 64
      Sandra Rose says:

      Bella770 says:

      I didn’t care for the song because it was a usual thirst move by Kelly. She would have done better by doing an interview but that wouldn’t make her any money
      _________________

      I agree. She’s a gorgeous woman but I bet her man gets tired of the game playing. :no:

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      goat76 says:

      jeniefrumdabloc says:
      goat76 says:
      She needs to at least come out and say it wasn’t him if it wasn’t. I hope she is woman enough to do that if she is not going to reveal who it was that abused her.
      _________________
      If she is telling the truth she owes no explanation to anybody bout her lyrics unless, she says names. Folks can speculate all they want. All she is concerned bout is hype for her album…
      ————-
      You’re looking at from her point of view. Step into Roy Williams shoes for a second.
      _________________

      Actually Ion believe the shyt period to be honest. Yeah its definitely wrong to put Roy in the mix though. I think that was done out of assumption because he was linked to her… unfortunate yes, but this is marketing ploy IMO. If I’m wrong then well my bad… I just don’t buy this crap :shrugs: and then again I have never been slapped around so let me just hush on the subject at hand period :D

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      Sandra Rose says:

      goat76 says:

      She needs to at least come out and say it wasn’t him if it wasn’t.
      ___________________

      It’s really difficult to hide an abusive relationship in the music industry. Word usually always filters out. Kelly is going to wait a while, then say she wasn’t talking about anyone in particular. You should be used to her gimmicks by now. :coffee:

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      MSVALLDAY says:

      I don’t know I like when artist keep it real in their music! She’s just earned a couple of cool points in my book. Beyonce ain’t talkin bout ish in her music but Jay Z so let’s do the dirty laundry. I’m listening!

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      A.J. says:

      I heard chris brown is back with kinka boo
      ___________
      Love that new Chris Brown song I wonders if he’s utilizing auto-tune i just cannot believe that he can hold a note for 4 seconds but hell who am I.
      _________________

      Im just amazed that breezy still sounds like a 15 year old kid. His voice hasn’t matured at all. He’s another one that needs to figure out if he wants to sing or dance during LIVE performances cuz he can’t do both :shrugs: At least he’s puttin out better music then most of these artist out chere….

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      Sandra Rose says:

      Pickachu Tran says:

      Im just amazed that breezy still sounds like a 15 year old kid. His voice hasn’t matured at all.
      __________________

      I agree. I hate his whiny voice. When his songs come on in the car I change the station. :no:

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      MSVALLDAY says:

      MSVALLDAY says:

      I don’t know I like when artist keep it real in their music! She’s just earned a couple of cool points in my book. Beyonce ain’t talkin bout ish in her music but Jay Z so let’s do the dirty laundry. I’m listening!

      __________________________________________________________________

      I meant to say I do like it when artist keep it real in their music.

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      MsB2u says:

      Why label Roy a women beater when we don’t know if it was him that abused Kelly? He said it wasn’t him. Until Kelly says it was him or not, we should give him the benefit of the doubt.

      by goat76 on May 16, 2013 at 9:30 am
      ————————-
      I totally agree

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      INTENSEMOCHA THE ANTAGONIST says:

      Fawk what ya heard, I’m not even a huge fan of Kelly’s however I like the song & I believe her like k michelle said -who the hell lies about getting there arse whup when obviously it was an embarrassing situation to be in to begin with based on the words of the song, folks over analyze shiat for pure entertainment, without even considering it simply may be true :coffee:

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      INTENSEMOCHA THE ANTAGONIST says:

      It’s not a far stretch to believe a footbal player could be an abuser, it’s obvious based on this blog alone-we have plenty of them to reference as examples:coffee:

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      va_shawty says:

      Pickachu Tran says:

      :yawn: er’body know kelly and bey gots da same daddy…. and I think her, tina turner, and RiRi should go on the “BATTERED BUT NOT BROKEN TOUR” :coffee:

      ______________________________________________________

      Tina Turner needs to be replaced by K. Michelle!!!

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      msmello30 says:

      i watched kelly when she was with destiny child and she always gave beyonce so much props as if she was her hype girl. maybe this was a way of making sure she was not kicked out the group also. I do believe matthew knowles is her father. in addition, i believe the domestic violence is a act to prey on others emotions for support of her album like beyonce was doomed and then lied about being pregnant (knowing she hired a surrogate, such as soloange)and after she had the baby everyone was interested in her again. SMH…. I tweeted kelly last night and said, this sound made beyonce (ONCE AGAIN) a VICTOR and you a VICTIM! she needs to stop focusing on beyonce when she in facts possess the same talent as beyonce.

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