Atlanta, GA – As Yo-Yo was strolling into the Trumpet Awards at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta on Saturday evening (January 19), TMZ requested her in regards to the controversy at the moment burying R. Kelly and his profession.
The veteran rapper revealed she’d truly visited Kelly at a Los Angeles studio the place she was listening to his new album. Yo-Yo introduced her daughter alongside who later confessed considered one of Kelly’s crew members slipped Kelly’s quantity into her cellphone.
“I truly went to hearken to his music and my daughter got here with me,” she says within the clip. “The unhappy half was once we obtained dwelling, my daughter mentioned, ‘Mom, somebody handed me R. Kelly’s quantity. I mentioned, ‘What!?’ She’s like, ‘Mom, please don’t say nothing. This is why I didn’t inform you.’
“I didn’t say something, however you realize, it actually let me know there’s a actual downside. It actually let me know that there actually is an issue as a result of with all of that that was occurring for that to nonetheless occur — and it occurred to me. I used to be pondering I’m your good friend. I come right here with my daughter who’s over 21, however you don’t know my daughter’s age, and behind my again? You will slide my daughter your quantity? That’s simply bizarre to me, like a weirdo. Who would try this?”
Yo-Yo admitted she didn’t notice how deep the problem was and didn’t initially have an opinion. But after the incident involving her baby, she sympathizes with Kelly’s alleged victims..
The disgraced R&B star has been a heavy matter of dialog since Lifetime premiered the Surviving R. Kelly documentary earlier this month.