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 a proof for agreeing to take a seat down for the cameras. Sources near Kelly stated it was his “spirit” who advised him to undergo with the looks.
He defined he “owed it to himself” and his followers to lastly open up in regards to the quite a few sexual assault allegations towards him.
Kelly’s explosive interview with King aired final week and included tears, ranting on the digital camera, shouting in King’s face, strolling away from the interview and an infinite path of denials.
The 52-year-old artist has been below heavy scrutiny since Lifetime aired its damning Surviving R. Kelly documentary earlier this yr.
“Everybody says one thing unhealthy about me,” Kelly advised 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 in no way am I a monster.”
He added, “You can begin a rumor on a man like me or a star similar to that. All you need to do is push a button in your telephone and say: ‘So and so did this to me. R. Kelly did this to me.’”
Over the previous couple of 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 youngster help to his ex-wife Andrea Kelly.
Kelly has pleaded not responsible on all 10 counts.