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Ellen And Pharrell Had A Frank Discussion About Kim Burrell's Controversial Statements

“This is a big, gigantic, beautiful, colorful world, and it only works with inclusion and empathy.” —Pharrell Williams

After confirming that Kim Burrell would not be appearing on her show, Ellen DeGeneres sat down with Pharrell Williams to discuss Burrell’s controversial statements.

During a recent sermon, gospel singer and Pentecostal preacher Kim Burrell called homosexuality “perverted,” among making other anti-gay statements.

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Ellen opened the conversation by asking Pharrell why the film Hidden Figures is so important to him.

Ellen opened the conversation by asking Pharrell why the film Hidden Figures is so important to him.

Pharrell served as a producer on the film and wrote the film’s soundtrack.

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Pharrell praised the work of women who have worked tirelessly to change the world, including Ellen herself.

Pharrell praised the work of women who have worked tirelessly to change the world, including Ellen herself.

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Basically, Pharrell is a big fan of women.

Basically, Pharrell is a big fan of women.

He went on to say, “Listen, whoever you are — as long as you’re living and breathing, you have to think, a woman’s body brought you into this world.”

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