- Kelly Rowland stood up for Chris Brown when he bagged the Favourite Male R&B Artist award at the American Music Awards
- The Destiny's Child member told the booing audience to "chill out" when she received the award on behalf of the superstar
- Many social media users praised Kelly for standing up for Chris, while others, mostly women, slammed her for defending a "women abuser"
Kelly Rowland told Chris Brown's haters where to get off at the American Music Awards. The singer stood up for Chris when he won the Favourite Male R&B Artist award.
Kelly told the booing audience to "chill out" when she accepted the award on her fellow musician's behalf. She went on to give Chris Brown his flowers for making "great" R&B music.
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Some fans slammed her for praising an "abuser", while others applauded her for showing the talented singer love.
"Shame on Kelly Rowland for supporting an abuser."
"Shame on you for being so stuck up. Move on already, hypocrite."
"Any positive Chris Brown tweet brings out all the Twitter feminists."
"Chris brown currently has one of the most successful R&B songs globally right now. She absolutely is right to give him his flowers."
"When black women support black men, the world goes crazy. They can’t stand it."
"Chris Brown deserves all his flowers."
"Have you been perfect your whole life?"
"She did the right thing as someone who is in the music business and knows the impact Chris brown made over the last 15 years. How y’all mad she gave him flowers for making good music?"
Wizkid breaks record with AMA win
The Made in Lagos crooner snagged the Afrobeats Artiste of The Year in a category that also had Burna Boy and Ckay nominated.
Wizkid's fans flooded the internet with congratulatory messages for him.