Following her performance at Trump's Inauguration, Chrisette Michele says some of her family has since disowned her.
It’s no surprise that Chrisette Michele has been receiving a shit ton of backlash following her performance at Trump’s inauguration ball last Friday night, but now her own family is disowning her reportedly.
In a new interview with Billboard, Chrisette revealed that Twitter wasn’t the only ones going after her decision to perform at the ball, but some of her family members, which include activists & Black Panther members, have since disowned her. And to make matters worse, Trump didn’t even personally acknowledge her at the event, so it was all kinda done for nothing.
“Originally I was supposed to perform directly after his first speech, and I had done that with Barack Obama before, so I was used to that kind of experience. And the woman who organized the event came and told me, "Now you’re going to go first and he’s going to go after you." I looked her in the eye and said, "My family has disowned me. If you decide to Google me, you’ll see that America is writing about me in their newspapers. I’m the black poster child for discord right now, and he’s not going to shake my hand?" So no, I didn’t get to meet him.” - Chrisette via Billboard.
Chrisette also talked in-depth about her upcoming project “No Political Genius,” Trump supporting anti-abortion orders, her reaction to the Women’s march this weekend, and a whole lot more. Read all that in the lengthy interview with Billboard right here.