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Kelly Rowland Talks Husband’s Support Of The Paint Sex Scene With Co-Star, Trevante Rhodes

One might be surprised to learn that Kelly Rowland’s "Motivation" to commit to her steamy new role in Netflix’s,Mea Culpa, actually came from her husband.

The R&B songstress recently joined theSherri Shepherd Show ahead of the release of the erotic thriller, Mea Culpa — directed by Tyler Perry — to shed light on her preparation for the film. When asked what set the mood for her sultry scene with co-star Trevante Rhodes, Rowland shared that an intimacy coach helped make the moment less intimidating.

“There was literally an intimacy coach there before this whole scene started — days before we did it,” she told the talk show host. “They just talked to us about what we felt comfortable with, what we didn’t feel comfortable with. So it’s just like, ‘don’t touch here, touch here… it’s very, very specific.”


Rowland shares that in order to get the right mindset ahead of the steamy scene, she confides in her husband, Tim Weatherspoon, for support.

“I remember calling my husband before it started,” to which she said, ‘Honey, it’s going down, it’s gonna happen today.”

The singer says that the news of the intimate scene was met with comforting reassurance from him. “And he was like, ‘Okay, I’m cool.’”

She continues, “My husband is the most secure human being; he is such a G. So he actually made me feel comfortable. He said, ‘If you’re gonna do it, you gotta do it.”


Known for his creative storytelling, Tyler Perry is sure to entertain audiences with his erotic thriller, with a passionate scene that Rowland says won’t disappoint. “It happened, and I think that it’s done in a really beautiful way; it’s very tasteful, it’s really passionate, it’s really dope,” the Destiny’s Child alum says.

The co-star’s hot and heavy moment took the internet by storm over the weekend, with fans taking to Twitter to share their thoughts on the scene.

With the internet streets talking, Rowland gracefully shared, "MY HEART!!! THANK YOU ALL for making #MeaCulpa the top trending topic!"

From music to movies, you know you’re “That Girl” when you cause all this conversation, and Ms. Rowland is certainly her.

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