R. Kelly’s wild interview with CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King didn’t precisely assist his case. According to TMZ, the embattled R&B singer has an evidence for agreeing to sit down down for the cameras. Sources near Kelly stated it was his “spirit” who instructed him to undergo with the looks.
He defined he “owed it to himself” and his followers to lastly open up concerning the quite a few sexual assault allegations in opposition to him.
Kelly’s explosive interview with King aired final week and included tears, ranting on the digicam, shouting in King’s face, strolling away from the interview and an infinite path of denials.
The 52-year-old artist has been beneath heavy scrutiny since Lifetime aired its damning Surviving R. Kelly documentary earlier this 12 months.
“Everybody says one thing unhealthy about me,” Kelly instructed King, referring to the documentary. “Nobody stated nothing good. They was describing Lucifer. I’m not Lucifer. I’m a person. I make errors, however I’m not a satan. And under no circumstances am I a monster.”
He added, “You can begin a rumor on a man like me or a celeb identical to that. All it’s a must to do is push a button in your cellphone and say: ‘So and so did this to me. R. Kelly did this to me.’”
Over the previous few weeks, he’s been indicted on 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, arrested twice (and subsequently bailed out twice) and compelled to fork over $161,633 in unpaid little one assist to his ex-wife Andrea Kelly.
Kelly has pleaded not responsible on all 10 counts.