Kelly Rowland Opens Up About Past Struggles: ‘I Almost Lost Everything’

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Kelly Rowland opened up about money issues that she dealt with, earlier in her career.

During a recent interview with pastor Erwin McManus, Kelly speaks about being “rich broke” while trying to keep up with a lavish lifestyle. She says she almost went broke, “I watched my mom be a generous person,” Kelly explained. “I watched her give her very last. I watched her give with faith, and I would be thinking ‘Where am I gonna eat?’”

She expressed, “even going through my own time where there was a lot of–no one will believe this and it’ll actually be the first time I talk about it–where I almost lost everything because I was so busy trying to keep up,” Kelly continued. “Whether it was the look, whether it was the wardrobe, whether it was the car, whether it was the place, whether it was the–you know what I mean? All that silliness.”

“You were rich-broke,” Erwin noted. . “Rich broke!” Kelly agreed. She went on to say that her best friend told her, even though she was going through money problems- she still needed to give to others. “Things just started to happen. Good things.” This valuable lesson taught her the importance of generosity.

Watch the full conversation below.