On Thursday, CBS aired half two its dramatic interview with R. Kelly, throughout which the singer carried on with the waterworks. As the dialog moved to Kelly’s unpaid youngster assist – which led to him being jailed later on Wednesday, hours after the primary half the interview aired – Kelly lashed out at his ex-wife, Drea Kelly, for what he believes has been a smear marketing campaign: “How can I pay youngster assist? How?! If my ex-wife is destroying my title and I can’t work! How can I work?! How can I receives a commission?! How can I take care my children?! HOW?! Use your widespread sense!” King interjects, “Your ex-wife says you abused her.” Kelly erupts, “LIE!” His handlers could be heard within the background telling Kelly to settle down, whereas King requests tissues for Kelly, which he refuses.
Kelly continued to disclaim the abuse allegations his ex-wife made within the Lifetime documentary Surviving R. Kelly, saying there was by no means a home violence name made throughout their 13-year marriage. “She’s not telling the reality,” he says. He later choked up over an incident through which his ex-wife mentioned he “hogtied” her and tried to kill her. “I don’t know find out how to hogtie folks. What would I hogtie? My children is listening to this! All this nonsense and I ain’t been in a position to spend no time with them. This is actual!” he says, clapping his fingers. “What variety girl would tear down a dad who’s making an attempt to have a relationship with their children?” Asked what variety relationship he has together with his kids, Kelly mentioned “zero, however I do know my children love me.” After the documentary aired, Kelly’s estranged daughter wrote an Instagram submit calling her father a “monster.”
As for his apparent dire financial situation, Kelly claims his associates have been stealing cash from him whereas they had been related to his checking account. According to Kelly, he went to Bank America for the primary time ever by himself the day earlier than he was arrested for legal intercourse abuse and tried to switch the $350,000 left in his account into a brand new one. He says he was then unable to entry that new account as a way to pay his bail because it was within the course of being opened. Kelly says any declare that he has no cash because of settlements with girls who’d beforehand sued him for allegedly sexually abusing them after they had been underage is a “lie.” Kelly stays in Cook County jail on Thursday the place he gained’t be launched till he pays the total $161,000 he owes in youngster assist.