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LeToya Luckett is always cheering on her former Destiny’s Child bandmates

R&B singer Letoya Luckett will always be big fans of Beyonce and Kelly Rowland, despite falling out over her dismissal from Destiny’S Child.
LeToya was part of the original line-up of the girl group, alongside childhood friends Beyonce, Kelly, and LaTavia Roberson, when they shot to fame with their second album, 1999’s The Writing’s on the Wall, which featured hits like Bills, Bills, Bills and Say My Name.
However, she and LaTavia were infamously dumped from the band in 2000, after trying to split from Beyonce’s manager father Mathew Knowles, and they only discovered they had been ousted when the video for Say My Name was released, featuring new members Michelle Williams and Farrah Franklin, the latter of whom subsequently quit months later.
A legal battle between the ex-members and Knowles ensued, but now, 17 years on, LeToya insists she bears no ill will towards her old pals, because their former feud is all in the past.
“I’m so proud of every single lady that was a part of DC,” she tells Rolling Stone. “We’re all in support of each other, we’re all grown, all doing our own things. I be out here stanning (cheering them on).”
“Kelly is everywhere,” LeToya says, adding of Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins: “I don’t know how she does it all, creating crazy visual albums and then you’re gonna carry two human beings at the same time? She’s awesome.”
Meanwhile, LeToya is focusing on her music comeback with her new third solo album, Back 2 Life, the follow-up to 2009’s Lady Love.
The singer took a step back from the recording studio to build up her acting career, landing roles in shows like Treme and Ballers, but the hiatus allowed LeToya to mature and learn to embrace her emotions in her songs, and it’s only now that the star is fully comfortable taking charge of her career.
“Especially for my first album, I struggled with even the thought of being a solo artist,” she shares. “I’m terrified, I’m all by myself, nobody’s here! I would let people go out, find records; I would just record it if that’s something everybody in the room felt I would sound good on. This album, I was like, I’m taking control.”

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