Barrino’s manager told the gossip site that following the singer’s “Color Purple” performance at Pantages Theater in Los Angeles, Barrino opened up a letter filled with racial slurs while in her dressing room.
The letter writer claimed to have worked as a security guard when Barrino was a season three “Idol” contestant and called for her to “go back where you came from and die,” according to TMZ.
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An alarmed Barrino immediately contacted theater security, who then called the cops, her manager said.
"I will not be defeated by one isolated person's hatred," Barrino told TMZ in a statement.