The fallout continues over gospel singer Kim Burrell‘s hate filled sermon denouncing down low homosexuals in the church. Burrell, 44, has lost her radio show after her bosses took exception to a video of the singer calling homosexuals “perverts” and warning gays will die in 2017.
Burrell, who sings “I See a Victory” alongside Pharrell Williams on the soundtrack of his new film Hidden Figures, was caught on camera preaching an ill-advised sermon on homosexuality and DL men within the church.
The pastor said, “You as a man, you open your mouth and take a man’s penis in your face – you are perverted! You are a woman and will shake your face in another woman’s breast, you are perverted!”
Her remarks cost her a performance on openly gay talk show host Ellen DeGeneres‘ daytime program and prompted the stars of Hidden Figures to lash out at Burrell.
WENN.com — The radio show premiered on the Texas Southern University radio station KTSU last summer.
Announcing the cancellation on Thursday, a network spokesman stated, “The Kim Burrell Show is no longer airing as part of KTSU Radio programming.”
Meanwhile, Happy singer Pharrell appeared on Ellen and distanced himself from Burrell’s comments during an interview, telling DeGeneres, “There’s no space, there’s no room for any kind of prejudice in 2017.”
Calling Burrell “a fantastic singer”, he added, “I love her, just like I love everybody else, and we all got to get used to that – we all have to get used to everyone’s differences and understand that this is a big, gigantic, beautiful, colorful world, and it only works with inclusion and empathy.”