R. Kelly’s legal professional Steve Greenberg has come forth at present (January 11) in an interview with the Associated Press, stating that Kelly denies all allegations of sexual misconduct involving ladies and underage women. Greenberg additionally says that the abuse allegations made within the latest Lifetime documentary collection “Survivng R. Kelly” are false, although he states that neither he nor Kelly have seen the collection in its entirety.
According to the Associated Press, Greenberg said: “The allegations aren’t true because he never knowingly had sex with an underage woman, he never forced anyone to do anything, he never held anyone captive, he never abused anyone.” Greenberg additionally praised R. Kelly’s musical abilities, and refuted all the claims made by the ladies who participated in “Survivng R. Kelly.”
Since “Surviving R. Kelly” first aired, a number of musicians who beforehand collaborated with Kelly have spoken out in opposition to the artist, together with Chance the Rapper, Lady Gaga, and Phoenix. The collection additionally motivated Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in Chicago to encourage any survivors and witnesses with details about Kelly to contact her workplace in order to initiate an investigation. More not too long ago, Kelly’s estranged daughter Buku Abi (born Joann Kelly) disavowed her father in an Instagram story, the place she referred to him as a “monster.”
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