After the smoke clears, following a verbal showdown between Media Personalities Khadine “Miss Kitty” Hylton and Yanique Barrett on live television last Saturday, Ms. Kitty has offered a public apology.
The verbal battle has widespread domination of social media with a lot of fans of the show blaming Miss Kitty for instigating an argument on live TV.
Read Apology Below:
“Following the verbal exchanges last Saturday, April 2 during the live broadcast of the Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall competition and reaction by members of the public, I would like to use this medium to address the matter and clarify the issues.
It was being said in the media that there was a problem or “beef” between the hostess and myself. I had no such “beef” and was surprised to see and hear this being said. I realized that this “beef” was being orchestrated in the media with the intent of stirring unwanted controversy. It is very important to note that I wanted to have no part in any such contrived spectacle for cheap popularity.
During my years in media and entertainment I have worked assiduously to build my career and brand based on genuine accomplishments and my God-given talents. In an effort to protect those accomplishments and to “clear the air” I addressed the contrived issues during the said live broadcast. Although I tried to deal with the issue decently, on reflection I admit that it was not the appropriate place to mention the matter. I chose it because the matter was raised during the live show the previous week by one of the competition’s judges and felt that I had to address it on the same “stage”.
I would like to apologize sincerely to the show’s organisers, the sponsors (Television Jamaica (TVJ), KFC, Magnum and Digicel), the artiste Shemdon after whose performance I raised the issue, the fans and last but by no means least, the viewing public.
In closing, I would also like to thank my team and the people of Jamaica for their continued support throughout the years including the past few days… so big up oonu good clean self and help me buss a Miss Kitty blank… Lalalalala…. because a progress me say!”