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Kim Burrell's Radio Show Canceled After Singer's Anti-Gay Sermon

by Antoinette Bueno 9:15 AM PST, January 06, 2017
Playing Kim Burrell's Radio Show Canceled After Singer's Anti-Gay Sermon

The fallout continues for gospel singer Kim Burrell.

After Ellen DeGeneres canceled Burrell's appearance on her show earlier this week following a video emerging showing the singer giving a homophobic sermon, Burrell's radio show has now been canceled.

Burrell's show, "Bridging the Gap," was broadcast on Texas Southern University's KTSU-FM. "The Kim Burrell show is no longer airing as part of KTSU Radio programming," KTSU-FM said in a statement to Deadline on Thursday.

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Burrell was set to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that aired on Thursday to sing "I See Victory" With Pharrell Williams, a song from the film Hidden Figures. But DeGeneres canceled Burrell's appearance after she said the singer said some "not so nice things about homosexuals." In her now viral sermon, 44-year-old Burrell suggested gay people will die in 2017 because of their "sins," and talked about the "perverted homosexual spirit."

"She made a statement, she was doing a Facebook Live, and she said some very not nice things about homosexuals, so I didn't feel that was good of me to have her on the show to give her a platform after she was saying things about me," DeGeneres explained.

Pharrell also denounced Burrell's comments.

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"There's no space, there's no room for any kind of prejudice in 2017 and moving on. There's no room," Pharrell said. "She's a fantastic singer, 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. It only works that way."

"Live and let live. Love and let love," he added.

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