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Ellen DeGeneres will in no way, shape or form give singer Kim Burrell a platform to stand or speak on.

Burrell recently came under fire after making a flurry of controversial anti-gay remarks, which not only led being berated on social media and the cancellation of her radio show, but also the cancellation of her booked appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Earlier this week, Ellen tweeted: “For those asking, Kim Burrell will not be appearing on my show.”

DeGeneres further discussed Kim’s offensive remarks with Pharrell Williams on Wednesday when he appeared on the popular daytime talk show. “I didn’t think that’d be good for me to have her on the show to give her a platform after she’s saying things about me,” she told the producer, who is currently promoting his film, Hidden Figures. 

Pharrell was slated to perform his track “Victory” on Ellen alongside Kim, who was featured on the project; however, he was forced to change songs when the talkshow host demanded Kim not come.

“There’s no space, no room for any kind of prejudice in 2017,” Williams told DeGeneres. “She’s a fantastic singer. I love her like I love everybody else. We all have to get used to everyone’s differences and understanding. This is a big, gigantic, beautiful, colorful world and it only works with inclusion and empathy.”

HipHollywood caught up with Pharrell to talk about his collaboration with Burrell well before the sermon hit Web, but his response was less than enthusiastic. “Kim was just one of the greatest,” he quickly said. “She’s unbelievable.”

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Finally! Taraji P. Henson Confirms Relationship With NFL Baller Kelvin Hayden

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Taraji is finally letting the world know what it already knew – she’s in a relationship with NFL cornerback Kelvin Hayden. Henson dished the (cold) tea while on Essence’s Yes, Girl! podcast saying that the reason she kept it a secret was because she’s a private person.

“I’m not the type to blast my personal business. But, you know, I think that’s important for people to know. I’m happy. I’m very very happy. I just am,” the “Empire” actress shared.

Rumors first circulated in December 2015 about Henson and 34-year-old Hayden, who played for the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts, after photos surfaced of the pair holding hands in Miami. Though Hayden has appeared on her Instagram feed, the Golden Globe winner never confirmed the intimate details until now.

“You know, we’ve been together for two years. No one would really know that because I don’t really blast my info like that. But I’m very happy,” she said.

Taraji girl we could tell. The Hidden Figures actress even broke out singing, “Finally! It has happened to me,”—quoting the CeCe Peniston‘s song “Finally.”

Henson also revealed the couple will be celebrating the holidays together with the new puppy Hayden gifted her with as an early Christmas present.

“Big #KBall with Lil squirt #KBall watching daddy brush his teeth! 😩😂😂😂,” she wrote, teasing a photo of her boo and new pup.

And speaking of Christmas, in case you missed it Taraji hosted her “White Hot Holidays” special on Fox Wednesday night. Peep the clips of Henson having some fun with her celebrity guests including Method Man, DJ Khaled, Neicy Nash, Salt-N-Pepa and The Ying Yang Twins.

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