Alicia Keys was feeling the warmth after she posted a tweet praising the late XXXTENTACION.
On Friday (January four), the Grammy Award-winning singer shared a photograph of herself and her son sitting on the piano as she carried out a canopy of X’s music, “What Are You So Afraid Of” off his posthumous Skins album.
“Such a vibe!!!” she wrote. “Big like to the gifted @xxxtentacion!! Gone too quickly.”
Almost instantly, folks began calling her out for supporting an alleged abuser. Subsequently, Keys deleted the tweet.
X was arrested on costs of home violence in 2016 however the case was closed following his June 2018 homicide.
X’s former girlfriend, Geneva Ayala, accused the slain 20-year-old of abusing her whereas she was pregnant together with his baby. As a consequence, he was charged with aggravated battery of a pregnant girl, home battery by strangulation, false imprisonment, and witness tampering. The case was formally closed final July.
Twitter, as at all times, had one thing to say about Keys’ tweet, however the reactions had been blended. Some berated Keys for her seemingly contradictory actions, whereas others condemned the web for being so poisonous.
Check out the reactions beneath.