Much speculation has arisen as to whether Kelly Rowland is harboring animus toward Beyonce on her new single "Dirty Laundry." Regardless of the verdict, however, Rowland is indeed feeling some level of emotion toward her Destiny's Child colleague.

During a concert in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, Rowland broke down crying while performing the song, brushing tears from her eyes as she sang the lyrics "He pulled me out, he said, 'Don’t nobody love you but me / Not your mama, not your daddy and especially not Bey' / He turned me against my sister / I missed ya."

After that last line, Rowland, who performed the song while sitting on a stool, bent over, placed her head in her lap and appeared to heave a bit. This continued for about 25 seconds as the crowd chanted her name.

Rowland then launched into the song's final chorus and wiped more tears from her eyes at its close, by which point she was standing at the edge of the stage. "I am so grateful to God that I have my girls to back me up," she said after "Dirty Laundry" was over, specifically thanking Destiny's Child. "Dirty Laundry" features frank lyrics that detail Rowland's complicated feelings about Beyonce, whose solo career has been exponentially more lucrative than Rowland's or Michelle Williams.

Not that there are too many hard feelings. Rowland's upcoming album, "Talk A Good Game," will feature "You've Changed," a collaboration between Rowland, Beyonce and Williams -- but as three solo artists, not as Destiny's Child. The song made its way online on Tuesday.

Watch Rowland's emotional "Dirty Laundry" performance above.

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  • 1998

    Destiny's Child Kelly Rowland, Beyonce Knowles, LeToya Luckett, and LaTavia Robertson at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)

  • 1998

    Destiny's Child LeToya Luckett, LaTavia Robertson, Kelly Rowland, and Beyonce Knowles (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)

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    Destiny's Child (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

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    Destiny's Child: LeToya Luckett, LaTavia Robertson, Kelly Rowland and Beyonce Knowles (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)

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    Destiny's Child at the 1998 Lady of Soul awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

  • 1998

    Destiny's Child featuring Beyonce Knowles during Maxwell Album launch at The London Aquarium in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Fred Duval/FilmMagic)

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    UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2000: Destiny's Child with their award for best R&B Video backstage at the MTV Music Video Awards 2000 at Radio City Music Hall. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

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    UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2000: Destiny's Child and their dolls (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Getty Images)

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    CANCUN - MARCH 16: Destiny Child poses for photographs backstage during MTV's Spring Break 2000 in Cancun, Mexico. (Photo by: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) Date created:

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    Destiny's Child arrives at the opening of Giorgio Armani Exhibition in the Guggenheim. New York 10/18/00 (Photo: Keith Bedford/ImageDirect)

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    UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2000: Michelle Williams, Beyonce Knowles, and Kelly Rowland (l. to r.), of the R&B trio Destiny's Child, are on hand at the T.J. Martell Foundation dinner at the Hilton Hotel. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

  • 2001

    Destiny's Child (L-R) Kelly Rowland, Beyonce Knowles and Michelle Williams performs during a sold-out show as the group headlines MTV's TRL tour at the Mandalay Bay Events Center August 31, 2001 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The group is touring to support the album, 'Survivor.' (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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    Destiny's Child during Destiny's Child appearance and signing in support of their third album, 'Survivor' at Rockefeller Center in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by RJ Capak/WireImage)

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    Michelle Williams, Beyonce Knowles and Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

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    Destiny's Child in the press room at the 29th Annual American Music Awards (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

  • 2004

    NEW YORK - DECEMBER 6: (ITALY OUT, NY DAILY NEWS OUT, NY NEWSDAY OUT) Singers Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child attend a preview gala dinner for the Metropolitan Museum's 'Wild: Fashion Untamed' exhibition, hosted by fashion designer Robert Cavalli, on December 6, 2004 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York City. (Photo by Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images)

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    Kelly Rowland, Beyonce Knowles and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child (Photo by David Lodge/FilmMagic)

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    Destiny's Child during Conde Nast Media Group Presents Fashion Rocks 2004 - Arrivals at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage for Conde Nast media group)

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    Destiny's Child, Kelly Rowland, Beyonce Knowles, and Michelle Williams (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)

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    Michelle Williams, Beyonce and Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child (Photo by M. Tran/FilmMagic)