The documentary, produced by Dream Hampton and titled SurvivingR Kelly, features interviews from women who have been involved with or have been allegedly sexually and physically abused by the R&B singer.
⚠️URGENT MESSAGE ⚠️ Hi Team Aaliyah, it has come to our attention that Aaliyah's mother Diane Haughton has reached out to a fan as a call to action for the Special Ones (As she so lovingly calls us) with this direct quote in response to the LifetimeSurviving RKelly Documentary.
"'I Believe I Can Fly' is a powerful song and it inspired a lot of people", Legend noted. "I believe these women and don't give a f*ck about protecting a serial child rapist".
"When it comes to celebrities, it was incredibly hard to get people who had collaborated with Kelly to come forward", Hampton told the Detroit Free Press. Kelly has maintained his innocence and denies the accusations. A video allegedly showing just that with a woman who may have been as young as 14 caused him to be indicted in 2002, as noted by People.
"R. Kelly has brought so much pain to so many people", John says in an interview.
That includes parents who said their daughter was being held by Kelly as part of a sex cult, and a woman who said she was in a long-term abusive relationship with him.
But she admits they were naive, and claimed she first saw him perform a sexual act in the studio with one of her teenage friends.
While it may be a complete mess, Hampton went on to say the "turning away" from controversial matters by industry power players is what has allowed this alleged unsavory behavior to continue all these years. I thought he was playing", said the Man Behind The Man: "Looking from the Inside Out author. I'm gonna get that.' I walked up behind him. I was asked to talk about his genius. "I can't stress to you how people are still suffering behind things that went on 20 years ago". "My reason for declining the RKelly docu that I support 10000000 percent is I didn't wanna be in the "good times" portion of the doc, like stanning for his 'genius, '" he said on Twitter in a since-deleted tweet. You know you want it.' I took it as a joke. His legal team claims that the documentary is filled with false information and they threatened to file a federal lawsuit if it airs. According to Lifetime's rep, "Lifetime has always been a brand that champions women's stories" a.k.a they ain't never scared. He claimed that he witnessed Kelly and Aaliyah's wedding and helped get false documents so that an underage Aaliyah could Wednesday.