Tina Knowles-Lawson Takes Social Media Break After Jennifer Hudson Mistake

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Tina Knowles attends the premiere of 'Insecure' at Nate Holden Performing Arts Center on Oct. 6, 2016 in Los Angeles.

Tina Knowles-Lawson announced she will be taking a break from social media after accidentally "liking" a negative post about singer and actress Jennifer Hudson.

Her daughters, Beyonce and Solange, "always say that I am not that great on social media I have to be very careful,” the businesswoman and fashion designer wrote in a lengthy Instagram post on Wednesday night.

Earlier this week, the 62-year-old stirred up some controversy after she pressed the “like” button on a comment criticizing Hudson's voice.

"I've known Jennifer Hudson for many years and have totally been in admiration of her talent and beauty and kindness I would never ever say anything negative about her or agree with anything negative!” Knowles-Lawson writes in her Instagram post.

"I think if you look through my Instagram you’ll see that I am not a hater and I am not negative about people so to Jennifer for my mistake of accidentally touching it which I don’t remember doing I really apologize I totally love and Admire you," she continues, concluding, "I will be taking a break from social media as this is the bad side of it. There are people who make their living off of negativity."

Read her full post here:

 

"I never seen anything lak it".Just clowning around with my clowning around buddy Kaleb having fun-- I am writing this commentary for Jennifer Hudson and not for the evil mean people that are making this into a social media ugly thing. I've known Jennifer Hudson for many years and have totally been in admiration of her talent and beauty and kindness I would never ever say anything negative about her or agree with anything negative ! Mychildren worried that I might accidentally touch something when looking at other sites and have warned me about it . They always say that I am not that great on social media I have to be very careful . and somehow maybe I touched a button but the truth is I was on my Instagram and someone commented on Beyoncé (positive) by the way , and I went to look at their site and saw some good videos and performances of Beyoncé I came across the video of her and Jennifer (which I totally enjoyed) and I was looking at them I didn't even look at the comments or what people were saying till just now. and I absolutely would not have touched a like or dislike on one of these sites. I think if you look through my Instagram you'll see that I am not a hater and I am not negative about people so to Jennifer for my mistake of accidentally touching it which I don't remember doing I really apologize I totally love and Admire you❤️and I'd have to be pretty stupid to do that knowing it would be everywhere, but I will be taking a break from social media as this is the bad side of it. There are people who make thier living off of negativity.

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