Hot 97 radio present host Peter Rosenberg landed in scorching water for suggesting to Kelly Rowland that she performed “second” to Beyoncé throughout their time in Destiny’s Child.
Rosenberg tweeted a video clip on Thursday capturing him discussing the incident together with his co-hosts on the present “Ebro in the Morning.”
“I messed up,” he wrote.
In the video, Rosenberg tells fellow hosts Laura Stylez and Ebro Darden that he realized he “messed up” shortly after Rowland completed the interview. He stated he despatched the singer a message to apologize for the change.
“I fumbled the ball,” he stated. He later added, “Kelly Rowland, to me ― it’s like so obvious that she’s an iconic star that like I didn’t think twice about bringing it up as a conversation.”
Rosenberg stated he was “clumsy” and understood why folks criticized him.
Earlier within the week, Rowland and actor Marsai Martin appeared on “Ebro in the Morning” to debate their new film, “Fantasy Football.”
During their dialog, Rosenberg remarked to Rowland that her being in Destiny’s Child with Beyoncé was like standing subsequent to “the brightest light on planet earth.”
The Grammy winner gracefully shut down the host’s remark by saying, “Here’s the thing: light attracts light. I am light.”
“I am a beautiful brown shining light. So I don’t think anybody’s light dims anyone else’s. I think that when other people start to compare you … that’s when it shows how dim they are of themselves,” she continued.
The Grammy winner and actor garnered extensive reward for her response on Twitter after the interview was posted on-line Wednesday.
“And THIS is why I love Kelly Rowland!!!!” Sheryl Lee Ralph tweeted on Thursday. “You better SHINE!!!!!”
“Kelly Rowland is a beautiful soul and human being,” wrote Halle Berry.
Rowland appeared to reply to all of the love she had acquired on-line early Thursday morning. “Thank you all for your Love & support!” she tweeted. “I know ya’ll got my back!”