“He’ll sue all people who had something to do with this”
R. Kelly is reportedly planning to take authorized motion in opposition to the creators of a brand new docu-series that documented widespread allegations of sexual abuse in opposition to him.
The R’n’B icon was the topic of Showtime’s Surviving R.Kelly, which noticed girls coming ahead to doc claims of abuse in opposition to him throughout three consecutive episodes.
Nevertheless, TMZ now stories that Kelly is “disgusted” by the sequence – which alleges that he has had intercourse with underage ladies, in addition to detailing earlier claims that he ran a intercourse cult.
“The sources say R. Kelly is resolute – as one supply put it, ‘He’s going to sue all people who had something to do with this’,” wrote TMZ.
It’s additionally claimed that Kelly views the present as a “vendetta” and has has denied figuring out half of the ladies featured within the sequence, after being supplied with data by his crew. He says that “the opposite half hate him for varied private causes.”
Final week, it transpired that the present featured former back-up dancer Jovante Cunningham, who alleged that she noticed Kelly having intercourse with the late Aaliyah when she simply was 15. In response, Aaliyah’s mom Dianne Houghton claimed that Cunningham is a “liar” and denied ever figuring out her.
Yesterday, Likelihood The Rapper additionally apologised for working with Kelly in 2015.
“[T]he fact is any of us who ever ignored the R Kelly tales, or ever believed he was being setup/attacked by the system (as black males usually are) have been doing so on the detriment of black girls and ladies,” he wrote. “I apologize to all of his survivors for working with him and for taking this lengthy to talk out.” wrote Likelihood on Twitter.