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Christina Aguilera apologizes for missing HRC Los Angeles Dinner with message of love, respect and unity for the LGBTQ community

By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com

Published: 03:55 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 03:55 BST, 1 April 2019

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Christina Aguilera was set to receive the Human Rights Campaign's Ally for Equality Award in person at the 2019 HRC Los Angeles Dinner on Saturday.

But, for an undisclosed reason, presenters announced the pop superstar would not be attending the black tie, charity event.

However, Aguilera did post a lengthy apology on Instagram that was filled with messages of love, respect and unity for the LGBTQ community.

'To be acknowledged by the @HRCLosAngeles - our leaders who fight for equality - is an honor I accepted with much gratitude,' the Beautiful singer said. 'I am unfortunately unable to attend in person tonight, but I look forward to continuing my support of, for and with the HRC.'

No show: Christina Aguilera was set to receive the Human Rights Campaign's Ally for Equality Award in person at the 2019 HRC Los Angeles Dinner on Saturday

No show: Christina Aguilera was set to receive the Human Rights Campaign's Ally for Equality Award in person at the 2019 HRC Los Angeles Dinner on Saturday

Moments after the announcement that Aguilera would not attend the dinner, figure skater Adam Rippon and singer Shea Diamond both expressed their disappointment.  

Rippon said he had been looking forward to a duet with the Grammy Award-winner, while Diamond added that she wore her dress just to impress Christina, according to Advocate.

HRC, which is the nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, honored the 38-year old star for being a true 'LGBTQ icon' who uses her platform to 'share a message of hope and inspiration' to those who have

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