Bishop Charles H. Ellis III, who officiated Aretha Franklin’s funeral, is beneath heavy fireplace for getting too handsy with Ariana Grande. As beforehand reported by Inquisitr, the pastor has since apologized for the awkward encounter citing that groping Ariana was by no means his intention.
“It will by no means be my intention to the touch any lady’s breast. I don’t know I assume I put my arm round her. Perhaps I crossed the border, possibly I used to be too pleasant or acquainted however once more, I apologize.”
Each defending himself and apologizing, the pastor additionally clarified he favored to embrace any artists he encountered, and would have hugged a male artist the identical means he hugged Ariana.
In response to Each day Mail, the pastor isn’t the one one beneath fireplace following the incident. Netflix’s Luke Cage star Mike Colter additionally just lately took to Twitter to apologize to his 34,500 followers for showing to condone the pastor’s actions.