One of the downfalls of social media is that any and every person can give their unsolicited two-cents on issues.
Yes, it’s good for the culture. But it’s also kind of annoying for celebrities. Case in point: Kirk Franklin, who took time to clap back at a crazy commenter who threatened his daughter.
In the midst of the #MuslimBan Twitter dialogue this weekend, the “Stomp” singer said, “I am a Christian who would rather sit at the table with a Muslim brother than ban him from a home that wasn’t originally mine…”
Fair statement, considering the fact that banning entire groups solely based on their religious beliefs is unconstitutional.
In response to Franklin’s words, a person with the handle @HistoryCaper, who describes himself as a “13th generation American” made a low blow. .@kirkfranklin I trust u’ll be leaving ur doors unlocked tonight. Oh & ur brothers want to know if u have a daughter, he wrote.
Subscribe to ourÂ daily newsletterÂ for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.
Franklin responded, “@HistoryCarper yes I have a daughter and the ability to protect her. Please come so I can have a reason to introduce you to it in Jesus name.”
And there you have it. President Trump has created an environment so volatile, gospel singers are clapping back at trolls.
You may like
Get The Essence Newsletter and Special Offers delivered to your inbox!