Former and original Destiny’s Child member LaTavia Roberson recently opened up about her struggles and painful departure from the renowned girl group. In an emotional interview, she shared her “Confessions” and spoke about the deep hurt she endured.
‘A Bad Divorce’
On Dec. 4, LaTavia Roberson’s interview with Carlos King gave an intimate glimpse into her previous experiences. Reflecting on her departure from Destiny’s Child, Roberson stated:
“It wasn’t just about my losing my friends. It was like, a marriage gone bad. A bad divorce, to where it’s sometimes hard to speak about those things. It’s something that I really can’t describe, because it was such a whirlwind when it happened. It was just hurt.”
Roberson’s words resonate with fans, where one user named @beingmahogany wrote, “You could tell the issue wasn’t the members but management. But the media fed it to us for the drama. The world was cheated from what the original DC could’ve been!!! Ugh..”
Destiny’s Child, formed in Houston, Texas, in 1990, originally consisted of Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland, LaTavia Roberson, and Letoya Luckett. While the group started as a quartet, internal conflicts and allegations of favoritism and unfair pay led to the departure of Roberson and Luckett.
Michelle Williams and Farrah Franklin joined as replacements, but Franklin’s tenure was short-lived, ultimately solidifying Destiny’s Child as the iconic trio known as “DC3.”
After overcoming their differences, Letoya and LaTavia recently reunited with Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland in their hometown of Houston, TX.
They were present at Queen Bey’sRenaissance Tourand Beyoncé’s Renaissance film premiere. The reunion was also featured in Bey’s Renaissance film, where she stated, “It was like a new birth for us, and a lot of healing.”
Migos Reunion: R.I.P. Takeoff
Roberson’s candid interview brings to mind other recent reunions in the music industry where artists set aside differences for a common goal. The Migos, despite their internal conflicts, recently united to pay tribute to the late Takeoff, who tragically passed away at the age of 28.