Kelly Rowland may be busy on a new album, but the R&B singer took time out to stop by “The Arsenio Hall Show”.
Ever versed in asking the questions viewer really want the answers to, the talk-show host quizzed the singer squarely on her on the Beyonce component of “Dirty Laundry”.
He read some lines from Rowland’s “Dirty Laundry” single:
“While my sister was on stage …
I was enraged …
Bird in a cage, you would never know what I was dealing with
Went out separate ways, but I was happy she was killing it
Bittersweet, she was up, I was down
No lie, I feel good for her, but what do I do now?”
He asked her what those lyrics meant to her and how she was able to get past those feelings.
“I think it’s really important to know that we are not perfect as human beings and it’s really important to know that you have to grow. You can’t just stay in one space your whole life,” Rowland responded. “And you also as a woman can’t expect to be on someone else’s level and don’t allow other people to put you on somebody else’s level and look at what someone else has and think ‘oh, I want that’. You should want your own path. I don’t want my sister’s path. I don’t want nobody else’s path. I want my own. But it took me a long time to figure that out…but the rest of the world is telling me something and I’m like ‘hmm…’ I had to figure it out on my own and I like my path. I have a damn good path.”
Rowland went on to discuss her feelings about fellow X Factor judge Simon Cowell and offered advice to her younger self.
Advice to Her Younger Self:
On Simon Cowell Being a Diva: