‘Because there was a fight?’ she responded, as audience members explained. ‘You all are fighting around a little girl?’
As the crowd reacted to the explanation, the Philadelphia native softened a bit. ‘C’mon.all right, all right, I know, everyone’s about to fight. I know, I’m from here.’
She offered her young fan, who was dressed all in pink, a toy frog and Rice Krispie treat, with nearby audience members passing them back to the girl, who was still looking quite apprehensive.
‘You’re beautiful, don’t cry. Cry when you’re older,’ she quipped, before making a hugging gesture. ‘Thank you for coming.’
As she went to return to her song, which she started from the top, she gave the crowd her final thoughts on the matter.
‘Cut it out, y’all,’ she said. ‘We’re grown-ass women.’