Kelly Rowland Doesn't Want To Be Compared To Beyoncé

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Destiny?s Child and Stars Celebrate World Children?s Day at McDonald?s
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Singers Beyonce Knowles and Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child perform at the 2005 World Children's Day at the McDonalds Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House on November 15, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The singer loves her BFF, adding that both she and Bey are lights, and they are able to shine in their own ways.

The trifecta that is Destiny's Child is a powerful force in music. The ladies haven't recorded together in some time, but fans hope a reunion will come sooner than later. Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland are childhood friends who worked tirelessly to get where they are in their careers. However, as they ease from one phase of life to the next, the public pits the hitmakers against the other.

Destiny's Child is one of the top-selling girl groups of all time, and each of the singers embraces their own talents. Rowland has, in the past, spoken about the comparison made between herself and Bey, and she once again drove home her point.

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"Here's the thing. Light attracts light," Rowland told Peter Rosenberg on Ebro in the Morning. "I am light. So, I am a beautiful, brown, shining light. So, I don't think anybody's light dims anyone else's. I think that when other people start to compare you, I think that's when it shows how dim they are of themselves."

She doesn't "take somebody else trying to dim my light anymore for anybody else. I love B, I know that she's a light, but I know that I'm a light, too."

Rosenberg complimented Rowland for seemingly embracing her role as second to Beyoncé. He mentioned Rowland recognizing that Bey is one of the "biggest stars in the world."

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"Yes, and her best friend-sister is one of the biggest stars in the world, too!" Rowland replied as she spoke about herself.

The two women are icons in their own right, and at every turn, Beyoncé tributes her longtime BFF online and in her music. During a time when we see women going to war over who is better than whom, fans are happy to see that nothing can divide the bond between Beyoncé and Kelly.

"I don't like when people put one person in one place. We both shine together." Check out the episode of Ebro in the Morning below.

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Erika Marie is a seasoned journalist, editor, and ghostwriter who works predominantly in the fields of music, spirituality, mental health advocacy, and social activism. The Los Angeles editor, storyteller, and activist has been involved in the behind-the-scenes workings of the entertainment industry for nearly two decades. E.M. attempts to write stories that are compelling while remaining informative and respectful. She's an advocate of lyrical witticism & the power of the pen. Favorites: Motown, New Jack Swing, '90s R&B, Hip Hop, Indie Rock, & Punk; Funk, Soul, Harlem Renaissance Jazz greats, and artists who innovate, not simply replicate.