Protesters And Supporters Of R. Kelly Have Confrontation Outside His Studio

14 January, 2019, 04:45 | Author: Valerie Santiago
  • R. Kelly evicted from Near West Side recording studio that doubled as residence

Radio play for R. Kelly songs has plummeted since last week's airing of the Lifetime TV documentary series Surviving R. Kelly, but streaming of his music soared.

According to a spokesperson from the Chicago Police Department, both women said they were at the residence voluntarily, and the officers left the apartment.

This ban is significant considering the fact that Kelly has been celebrated as one of the biggest artists to rise from the city.

R. Kelly risks being evicted from his Chicago music studio, which is said to be the place he held girls in a sex cult. He has denied all allegations of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls.

Kelly is facing serious allegations of abuse and statutory rape after a six-part documentary series called "Surviving R. Kelly" aired on the Lifetime network.

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The documentary series tells the story of R Kelly's victims, as well as commentary from his critics.

The scrutiny also extends to Georgia, where an Atlanta-area couple said Georgia prosecutors have reached out to them after they repeatedly said that Kelly brainwashed their daughter and kept her from contacting them.

Greenberg alleged Kelly had "no idea" she was under the age of consent.

The Cook County State's Attorney's Office did not immediately return our request for comment. However it was not necessary to clarify whether there was any truth to their claims as they didn't go to the police or provide and physical evidence, he said.

Blavity dug up a May 2018 New York Times podcast with Chicago reporter Jim DeRogatis who said Kelly not only married the 15-year-old, but he was abusive.

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