Erykah Badu is addressing the backlash she received over her remarks about Hitler during her recent interview with Vulture.

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In case you missed it, the singer and actress said she’s a humanist who even saw “something good in Hitler.”

Taking to Twitter, Ms. Badu said in her efforts to stress her point, she used one of the worst examples possible.

People are in real pain. So I understand why my ‘good’ intent was misconstrued as ‘bad’. In trying to express a point, I used 1 of the worst examples possible, Not to support the cruel actions of an unwell, psychopathic Adolf Hitler, but to only exaggerate a show of compassion.

Either U read the entire VULTURE interview & U understood the message of compassion CLEARLY.
OR U only read the selective, out of context Headlines, & were drawn in2 the whirlpool of collective emotional grief. I don’t want 2 force U 2understand the way I love. I’m hopeful tho.

See her original tweets below.

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