Kim Burrell’s Radio Show Canceled After Homophobic Comments

Gospel singer’s show on Texas Southern University radio station launched in June

Kim Burrell has been tuned out by Texas Southern University.

Gospel singer Burrell’s radio show with Texas Southern University, “Bridging the Gap,” has been cancelled following a homophobic sermon given by Burrell surfaced, the Associated Press reports.

“The Kim Burrell show is no longer airing as part of KTSU Radio programming,” a statement from the university said.

The show launched in June.

Burrell has come under fire in recent days, after a tape of her speaking at the Love & Liberty Fellowship Church began making the rounds. In the tape, Burrell is heard referring to “the perverted homosexual spirit.”

Since the sermon surfaced, an appearance by Burrell on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” was also canceled.

Burrell was slated to perform alongside Pharrell Williams this week on the talk show. Instead, Williams appeared on the show to perform “Runnin'” from the “Hidden Figures” soundtrack without her.

During his interview with DeGeneres, Williams also weighed in on Burrell’s comments, saying, “Well, there’s no space, there’s no room for any kind of prejudice in 2017 and moving on. There’s no room. She’s a fantastic singer, and I love her — just like I love everybody else — and we all got to get used to that. We got to get used to — we all have to get used to everyone’s differences and understand that this is a big, gigantic, beautiful, colorful world and it only works with inclusion and empathy. It only works that way.”