R. Kelly is going through scrutiny in contrast to ever earlier than in wake of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly, however the stress isn’t stopping him from making strikes in his profession. The controversial singer introduced a tour of Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka on Tuesday (February 5) regardless of his extremely publicized troubles.
Kelly’s choice to tour abroad is notable since any try and do reveals in North America would doubtless convey an intense backlash. The widespread allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct in opposition to the disgraced artist have sparked investigations by police and the FBI.
While Kelly’s alleged misconduct had been nicely documented for years, he continued to function within the music business with out repercussions till 2019. The private tales advised by Kelly’s accusers in Lifetime’s documentary tipped the scales in contrast to earlier reporting ever had.
Sony Music, the longtime residence of Kelly, parted methods with the R&B celebrity within the aftermath of Surviving R. Kelly. Some of Kelly’s business friends, akin to Chance The Rapper and Lady Gaga, even eliminated their collaborations with the polarizing determine from streaming providers as a result of Lifetime’s docu-series.