Kelly Rowland: Dad’s Photo Triggers Breakdown
As AOL Music reports, Kelly Rowland has recently been quite vocal about her relationship with her estranged father -- or lack there of. Now the songstress has revealed that she was overwhelmed with emotion when she came across a magazine article featuring a photo of her father, whom she hasn't seen since she was 8 years old.
The 'X Factor' U.K. judge told Marie Claire U.K. that she hid in her TV studio dressing room and broke down in tears after accidentally unearthing her dad Christopher's photo. "A couple of weeks ago, I was reading through a magazine and I saw a picture of him. I didn't even know who it was until I read the caption. I completely lost it," the 30-year-old former Destiny's Child member revealed.
"My camp saw me disappear into the bathroom and they were like, 'What happened?' I didn't know there was so much emotion still there. You close so many different things of your life, and I like to shut them off and keep moving. But, in that moment, it just sucked everything out of me and I cried so hard," Rowland recalled.
Kelly's candid story continued, "There were so many different emotions -- confusion more than anything. I was like, 'Who is that?' I haven't seen him for 22 years." The songstress recently opened up about her troubled childhood in a single parent home, insisting she always longed for a "normal" family like the Huxtables in 'The Cosby Show'!