Singer Tweet has shared her struggles with the church. They began a while ago actually. When she got pregnant with her daughter Shenice, she “got sat down,” meaning she could no longer sing in the choir because she had a child out of wedlock. But there was a time when she came back to it. Now, according to a recent sit down with BET, she’s more spiritual than religious.
Recently, she took it a step further to say that you won’t see her in any church. Tweet specifically said that she’s disappointed in pastors not having integrity. And her daughter echoed the sentiment saying that she regularly has pastors sliding in her DMs.
In an Instagram Live video, Tweet began the conversation speaking about the way people judged her for going back to secular music after giving her life to Christ.
Tweet tells her daughter, ”Baby girl, speak your truth because I am. I’m sick of it. Enough is enough. I’m tired. And it’s coming out in the music, it’s coming out in the interviews, it’s coming out. I’m not shading nobody, I’m telling my truth. Church has been the worst. I will NOT do church anymore. I love God, I have a relationship with God, but you won’t see me in nobody’s church house. I’m not giving nobody my tithes. I’m not giving 10 percent to nobody, period. That’s it. Sorry.”
Shenice added some context to her mother’s statements.
“What y’all gotta understand is, my mom, in 2006 or 2007, she transformed in front of my eyes. She literally gave her life to Christ and really wanted to be steadfast and do what she wanted to do for God. But to see your efforts kind of be spat on…you started to trust people. Because you think they’re living what they’re preaching or singing about, and to see a lot of people behind closed doors not be nothing…it was a culture shock for me.”
What makes these comments so interesting is the fact that, last we knew, Tweet was dating Pastor Jamal Bryant. He announced their coupledom on the test run for the show that never got picked up, “The Preachers.” In his introduction of her, he called Tweet his Last Lady, given the fact that Bryant was married to Giselle Bryant before.
But apparently, that relationship has been over for some time now.
Back in April of 2018, Tweet shared something that had people assuming that the relationship was over.
Since then, the posts have continued. At the top of this year, she shared this one.
The fact that she’s done with church, automatically speaks to her being done with Jamal as well. You can watch Tweet and her daughter speaking about distancing themselves from church in the video below.
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