Thursday night (January 3), Lifetime premiered its long-awaited documentary sequence Surviving R. Kelly, where producer Dream Hampton shines a steady-weight on the singer’s historic previous of alleged sexual abuse, continuously in opposition to minors. Just some of the ladies folks interviewed contain his ex-wife Andrea Kelly, who printed to The Possess in October that Kelly had abused her, and Kitti Jones, who moreover informed her occupy abuse experiences with Kelly to Megyn Kelly Right this moment in Would possibly maybe well.
Amongst these interviewed are musicians Stephanie “Sparkle” Edwards — who compared R. Kelly to Invoice Cosby and Harvey Weinstein — and John Story. Story adopted up his look with a chain of tweets condemning Kelly and affirming his toughen for the victims.
“To everyone telling me how courageous I’m for showing within the doc, it didn’t feel volatile at all. I judge these ladies folks and bear no longer give a fuck about preserving a serial child rapist. Easy decision,” he wrote.
“Via celebrities, it turned into once incredibly refined to procure of us who had collaborated with Kelly to attain forward. We asked Lady Gaga. We asked Erykah Badu. We asked Celine Dion. We asked Jay-Z. We asked Dave Chappelle,” Hampton acknowledged.
The sequence continues on Friday (January 5) and concludes on Saturday (January 6) at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime.