Exclusive - Omarion Receives Backlash After He Vows Not to Perform R. Kelly Songs, After Tour

Omarion is the latest star to distance himself from troubled R&B singer R. Kelly after the final episode of Lifetime's docuseries Surviving R. Kelly aired on Sunday night.


The 34-year-old singer/actor received backlash on social media after he pledged not to perform R. Kelly songs -- after his currenttour.Social media users condemned R. Kelly after the final episode aired.

And they bashed singer Omarion for performing a song written by Kelly titled"Bump Bump Bump"with Omarion's former boy bandB2K.Kelly also wrote 2additional songs on B2K's Pandemoniumalbum,"What a Girl Wants,"and"Girlfriend.

"The group announced a reunion tour in December -- and they plan to include R. Kelly's songs in their set. But many fans questioned the timing of the reunion."Unbelievable so you gone profit off the manswork what type of stance is that?"one usertweeted.Another fan tweeted,"Nope! Disappointed.

I was so excited to see this tour. But absolutely not supporting your 'get money andTHEN I'll give a hell no'."Omarion took to Twitter to apologize, and hevowed he would never perform any R. Kelly songs -- after the tour ends.In atweeton Monday, Omarion said he was retiring the songs from his tour set list, but not effective immediately. He plans to retire the songs after the tour ends.

Via Sandrarose

- @Omarion - "While I know our fans would be greatly disappointed if we didn’t perform those songs on#TheMillennoumTour , after the tour I am retiring those songs from my set list . I too am raising a future queen..." -

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