Questlove Appears To Have Lied About "Surviving R. Kelly" Interview Refusal

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Many public figures have proven braveness of their alternative to talk out in opposition to rape tradition in Lifetime’s documentary collection, Surviving R. Kelly. Questlove was amongst those that determined to decide out of taking part within the manufacturing. The musician has just lately defined why he determined to show down the interview. In now-deleted tweets, Quest cited his being requested to acknowledge R. Kelly’s “genius” as the explanation for his refusal. A screenshot circulating on-line exhibits dream hampton, the producer of the documentary, calling him out and alluding to his dishonesty.

“I did not ask you about his ‘Genius’. I’ve by no means thought he was a genius. I requested you to come back on digital camera and say the identical factor you stated on Twitter. I instructed you I wanted Black Male allies.” The screenshotted tweet doesn’t seem on dream’s Twitter. It could have been deleted like Quest’s unique submit.

If “genius” hadn’t ever been talked about, why would Questlove declare it because the motivation behind his determination? Social media customers are speculating concerning the implications of talking on report in opposition to business luminaries. Some are even entertaining the concept that those that are remaining silent are one way or the other intertwined in their very own problematic conditions that danger being uncovered if everybody begins speaking. Either means, followers are upset by the seemingly fickle characters.

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