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 track, “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.”
Alicia Keys has now deleted her tweet praising XXXTentacion. pic.twitter.com/ZhUsHPHwWy
— Pop Alarms 🚨 (@PopAlarms) January 5, 2019
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 along with his little one. As a consequence, he was charged with aggravated battery of a pregnant lady, 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 have been combined. Some berated Keys for her seemingly contradictory actions, whereas others condemned the web for being so poisonous.
Check out the reactions under.
This ain't it Alicia pic.twitter.com/87ojvLwgby
— HRH Levis Ryan 👑🌹 (@LevisRyann) January 4, 2019
"I’m a feminist as a result of it's concerning the advocacy of girls's rights on the bottom of political, social and financial equality” – Alicia Keys, 2016
“…Shortly after, X allegedly penetrated her vagina with a barbecue fork, which brought about her to go out”
— [rebranding] (@AndreNCT) January 4, 2019
— the subject of gossip in syosset (@flyleilah) January 4, 2019
rattling Alicia Keys deleted her put up about x… these fucking haters 🙄 they hate x however they at all times bought his identify of their mouths.
— ✨lengthy reside jahseh✨ (@jahsdaggerdick) January 5, 2019
People are so pressed about Alicia Keys enjoying X that they bully her into taking the put up down. The web and cancel tradition is poisonous.
— travis scott’s intern (@travs_intern) January 5, 2019
Man, y'all sjw bitches going after Alicia Keys and her little one for singing considered one of x's track? Y'all have a proper to hate the mf trigger I don't agree with what he did, however fuck, put that vitality on somebody alive that may and must go to jail.
— insexure (@insexure) January 5, 2019
Since everyone seems to be bashing her for fucking supporting X. I’m defending. @xxxtentacion was the most effective rattling human on the market. Accused of shit he by no means did. And when @aliciakeys helps him y’all bash her? All of y’all have to develop up. Act just like the rappers y’all assist are any higher.
— Neasha. 💋 (@JurrassicNess) January 5, 2019
Soft ass Twitter made alicia keys delete this so ima simply go away it right here rip x 🤕 pic.twitter.com/uWTEfTzyJ6
— 🦉🚀 (@ovoChris_) January 5, 2019
It’s only a track and she or he’s having fun with singing it together with her little one! Nowadays all people faces backlash for every little thing so.. simply, fuck it, and don’t give a shit about what the web has to say 😒
— Rawl (@lu_rawl) January 5, 2019