Watch: Janelle Monae Confirms Kim Burrell Has Been Cut From Upcoming “Ellen” Performance with Pharrell Williams & Has a Few Choice Words For Kim

Posted January 3, 2017

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It looks like Kim Burrell and her homophobic fueled sermon have cost her that upcoming gig on “Ellen” that was slated for this week. As you know, Kim was set to perform alongside Pharrell Williams on the popular daytime talk show this week, but now it looks as though she has been scrapped.

The news comes just days after Kim’s controversial sermon, which helped spawn a petition online demanding that Kim be pulled from the Ellen performance. While confirming that Kim won’t perform, she also had a few words regarding Kim’s message of “hate speech.”

Via TMZ:

Janelle Monae says gospel singer Kim Burrell has been 86d from “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in the wake of her homophobic rant.

Janelle told our photog at LAX Burrell sunk herself with an anti-gay church sermon last week.

Kim did a duet with Pharrell on the soundtrack of “Hidden Figures,” so she was supposed to sing it with him on Ellen’s show this week … and Janelle — who’s one of the movie’s stars — is also set to be a guest. Now, Janelle says it’ll just be her and Pharrell.

Janelle also has some choice words for Burrell.

We reached out to Ellen’s people. So far … no word back.

Get into Janelle’s confirmation.

Remember earlier this week when I told you that Kim Burrell was set to make her
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