Some of those complex emotions were on display Sunday night, when the 32-year-old singer performed "Dirty Laundry" at the Fillmore in Washington, D.C.
After singing the line, "turnin' me against my sister," Rowland bent over in her chair, only to continue after several supportive rounds of cheers from her fans.
"Doing this song for me was so therapeutic,” said during her show, according to the Washington Post. “Honesty, like my mama always says, is always the best policy.”
Watch Rowland break down around the 4:12 mark in the video below:
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