Erykah Badu’s recent public support of R. Kelly, which is probably as problematic as problematic can be at this point, has drawn the ire of Black Twitter, and her cancellation papers are being filed as we speak.

In the aftermath of Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly,” which details several allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct against him, Erykah Badu used her platform to criticize the public outcry of the R&B singer-songwriter.

Badu was performing a concert in Chicago (of all places) when she decided to take a moment and give a shout-out to her boy, R. Kelly.

According to one concertgoer (via the Independent), Badu said: “What if one of the people who was assaulted by R Kelly becomes an offender? We gonna crucify them too?”

Another concertgoer claimed on Twitter that Badu to the crowd to “keep [their] opinion to [themselves].”

As seen in the video below, she also said: “I’m putting up a prayer right now for R. I hope he sees the light of day and if he done all those things we heard on TV […] I hope he sees the light of day and he comes forward.”

Earlier this month, producers for “Surviving R. Kelly,” revealed that Badu was among many artists who turned down the opportunity to appear on the six-episode docu-series.

Though many of Kelly’s former collaborators have since denounced their work associated with him over his alleged behavior, Erykah Badu wants the world to know that she still “loves” the singer, despite the allegations.

Needless to say… The crowd wasn’t trying to hear all that noise, and they reportedly boo’d her. And when the video hit social media, Black Twitter went off.

Not everyone was against Erykah Badu though; she had a few supporters sprinkled around here and there.

What do you think about Erykah Badu? Is she canceled or is this a non-issue?

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