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Brandi Carlile Explains Why She's Dropping Out of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit

Brandi Carlile Explains Why She's Dropping Out of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit

Brandi Carlile will no longer be performing at Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit.

The 38-year-old singer-songwriter explained her decision not to perform stems from their inclusion of former Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen in the event.

Brandi took to her Twitter to explain that she was honored to be invited but Kirstjen‘s handling of U.S. border policy under Donald Trump was an “atrocity” and she could not reconcile appearing at the same event.

“I don’t think that human rights violators and merit-based abusers of displaced people should be given a platform to ‘reimagine’ history. The atrocity of family separation at our Southern border needs to go down in history as one of the United States of America’s most merciless acts,” Brandi wrote.

Read all that Brandi Carlile had to say below…

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