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Kirk Franklin Apologizes, After Estranged Son Releases Audio Of Them Arguing


Things got heated during a recent phone call between Kirk Franklin and his oldest son Kerrion Franklin, and Kerrion decided to post the video on social media.  In the clip, an angry Kirk Franklin can be heard using a few curse words, telling  ever disrespected him. After the altercation, Kerrion responded, and then Kirk hung up on him. Since the clip went viral, Kirk has responded and apologized. He said that the relationship between him and his son has been rocky for some time. “Many of you know I have an older son named Kerrion Franklin. In May, he’ll be 33. For many years, we’ve had a toxic relationship with him as a family. We tried for many years through counseling, through therapy, to try and rectify this private family matter.” Kirk also said, “Recently, my son and I had an argument that he chose to record. I felt extremely disrespected in that conversation, and I lost my temper. I said words that were not appropriate, and I am sincerely sorry to all of you. I sincerely apologize.” Twitter had lots to say about the leaked footage too. There were tweets like, “If yall are shocked by Kirk Franklin, you didn’t grow up in church lol. Saved people cuss too. A lot lmao” and “Until you’ve had an emotionally abusive parent you wouldn’t even begin to understand Kirk franklin’s son, and why he felt he had to record it. No one may have ever believed him.”


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