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Here's why everyone is mad at Kelly Price

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Does Kelly Price deserve to be attacked over her song choice at a gospel event?

Kelly Price performed at the Indiana Black Expo this weekend. Which may seem like an innocuous gig for a solid choice of a famous-ish R&B singer... until she revealed her set list.

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As The Washington Post reports, Price sang her cover of Shirley Murdock's "As We Lay." The song has lyrics like "We forgot to face one simple fact/We both belong to someone else/As we slept the night away" and "You're leaving me/I know you've got to hurry home to face your wife."

In a photo posted to Instagram, Price shares that the Expo supported her choice of song and thanked her for stepping up at the last minute. Unfortunately, Twitter didn't feel the same way.

Price responded to the hate in a post on her Instagram, saying: “I think this type of ignorance and this type of church bigotry is ridiculous and it’s the reason why people won’t come to church... I am very, very angry."

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Fans came out against her "un-Christian" choice to sing a song about an affair during the Gospel portion of the expo. The jokes were good, but the sentiment was harsh.

But at least one fan was looking on the bright side. Price, you may still have a career ahead of you.

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