“Have you ever instantly forgiven somebody? It’s the best feeling in the world.”
As more details about Prince’s personal doings come to light in the wake of his recent death, we’ve learned that he was extremely philanthropic and launched an Oakland-based coding program for inner-city kids called YesWeCode and was also a major backer of the city’s solar tech initiative Green For All. He also donated privately to the family of Trayvon Martin after he was killed in 2012. Prince’s religious beliefs both fostered this generosity, as well as kept it under wraps.
The article reads: “He mentions a desire to mentor Chris Brown, says he invited him to Paisley Park. I note that some people think what Brown did to Rihanna was unforgivable.”
Prince goes on to say: “Unforgivable? Goodness. That’s when we go check the master, Christ. … Have you ever instantly forgiven somebody? It’s the best feeling in the world, and it totally dismantles that person’s whole stance.”