Lifetime Refuses to Cancel Its R. Kelly Documentary Despite Litigation

Somewhere on the market, somebody doesn’t need Lifetime to air the damning Surviving R. Kelly documentary.  I ponder who.

Tonight, the Lifetime community will proceed airing the three-part particular, Surviving R. Kelly.  This comes amidst authorized threats from the beleaguered singer.

The documentary tells the story his alleged victims.  Stories sexual abuse and harassment date again to the early 1990s.

The feminine victims – principally of their teenagers and early 20s on the time – explicitly element his alleged abuse.

Each sufferer discusses how R. Kelly first introduced himself as a “charming and seductive suitor.”  As they shaped a relationship with the singer, he quickly remodeled right into a “controlling and abusive dominator.”

The collection additionally explores the R&B singer’s background, together with how he has efficiently crushed every accuser in court docket.

Amidst the menace authorized motion, a Lifetime consultant mentioned,

Brian Nix, Kelly’s lawyer, despatched the community a menace to file a lawsuit on January threerd.

The artist reportedly has “2 audio recordings — 5 minutes in length — that present Lifetime knew ‘some the ladies are mendacity, however that the price range was too excessive to show again now.’”

A Lifetime consultant denied seeing the letter or listening to the audio recordings.

During a personal screening and public dialog concerning the collection on December fourth, the venue obtained a number of nameless cellphone calls.  The caller claimed somebody had a firearm within the theater, resulting in the venue’s evacuation.  Seven accusers featured within the movie would’ve spoken about their experiences to a crowd.

Speaking concerning the pressured evacuation and mysterious cellphone calls, Drea, Kelly’s ex-wife, mentioned,

She added,


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