Kelly Rowland Will Miss Capital Pride

By Brandon Benavides
|  Friday, Jun 3, 2011  |  Updated 1:58 AM EDT
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Kelly Rowland Will Miss Capital Pride

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Bye, Kelly Rowland. At least Jennifer Holliday will be here.

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Kelly Rowland, the former member of the all-girl group Destiny’s Child, canceled her main-stage performance at this year’s Capital Pride Festival, one of the many special LGBT events running June 2-12.

Scott Lusk, Capital Pride spokesman, told us that Rowland canceled because a film shoot in Europe ran longer than expected. She is shooting the British TV show “X Factor.” Lusk said Rowland had looked forward to performing at the LGBT festival.
Jennifer Holliday will replace Rowland. The legendary Broadway star will headline this year’s Capital Pride Festival on Sunday, June 12 on Pennsylvania Avenue. She is best -known for her role in the original “Dreamgirls” on Broadway in 1981. Her signature song, “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” went on to win a Grammy Award, and made "American Idol" alum Jennifer Hudson a breakout movie star as well.
More than 250,000 people are expected to attend Capital Pride. You can find more events here.

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