A brand new interview with R. Kelly—his first since being charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse in Cook County, Illinois—might be airing tomorrow on “CBS This Morning” at 7 a.m. Eastern. In a preview clip with interviewer Gayle King, Kelly angrily denies the accusations of being concerned with underage women. “Whether they’re old rumors, new rumors, future rumors—not true.” In one other clip, Kelly’s responses turn into extra emotional and confrontational. Watch it beneath.
On Friday, February 22, Kelly turned himself in to authorities and pled not guilty to the aggravated legal sexual abuse expenses. He was released from jail on bond on February 25. The expenses, which stem from incidents that allegedly occurred from 1998 to 2010, involve three underage girls and one 24-year-old girl.
Kelly was additionally recently sued by a lady named Heather Williams, who claims Kelly sexually abused her in 1998 when she was 16 years outdated. Lisa VanAllen, a lady who testified towards Kelly in his 2008 youngster pornography case, wrote a New York Times op-ed.
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