Kirk Franklin’s Daughter Backs Father After Son Records Explicit Tirade

The daughter of renowned gospel artist Kirk Franklin defended him after her brother recorded a profane argument between father and son, saying the pair have a longstanding beef in which the son has always been disrespectful.

Kerrion Franklin leaked a portion of a recent phone call with his estranged father that quickly went viral over the weekend. The recording, which doesn’t address the reason for the disagreement, captures the elder Franklin exploding in an expletive-laced rant, threatening to physically assault the son for his “disrespect.”

Though the gospel star subsequently apologized in an online video and admitted the relationship with his 32-year-old son is “toxic,” his daughter Kennedy defends him in her own video, cryptically saying she’s ready to “go to war.”

“I would like people to respect the fact that this is social media and that y’all only see what we allow you to see. … There’s always another side to the story,” she said in the video. “And I’m sorry, if somebody keeps on disrespecting me and spewing out false allegations that could ruin my reputation like that, I would cuss them the hell out, as well.

“I just think that as a grown person over the age of 30, you just don’t air out business, but, I mean, if you want to air out, we can air out,” she said.

For his part, Kerrion explained his actions in a lengthy Instagram post accompanying the audio of the phone call.

“This is why I’m done. No father should speak to their children like this,” he wrote. “If I have any issues it’s because [of] this type of treatment that [I] deal with behind closed doors.

“Hanging up in my face, no apology, no compassion, no effort,” he said. “Stop telling me to go home to my family I don’t even know where they live. I don’t think I’ll ever trust my father to be alone around him ever again. I didn’t want to do this.”

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