Surviving R. Kelly is the new Lifetime docuseries chronicling all the younger females who have alleged the singer sexually abused and manipulated them. These accusations and interviews have induced a stir in the media and now Kelly may well be facing a criminal investigation in Georgia.
According to CNN, Gerald Griggs, the attorney for the family of Joycelyn Savage — a single of the women at the moment residing with Kelly — explained the Fulton County (Ga) District Attorney reached out to him just after the docuseries aired around January 3-5.
The family thinks Kelly has allegedly brainwashed Savage and produced her component of his sex cult. They also feel he’s manipulated her into not communicating with them any more.
“Griggs claimed he was requested to provide a list of witnesses in regards to gatherings that allegedly took area in Kelly’s property in the northern Atlanta suburb of Johns Creek in 2017,” CNN stories.
In the meantime, the Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in Chicago — Kelly’s home city — stated she was “sickened” immediately after watching the series and is urging for possible victims to occur ahead. She reportedly is currently functioning with two families.
“It takes the braveness to relive and consistently re-working experience trauma by telling your tale of sexual victimization, but we rely closely on victim accounts and witness statements to prosecute cases involving sexual assault and domestic violence,” Foxx stated in a press meeting on Tuesday. “Remember to arrive ahead. There is very little that can be accomplished to examine these allegations devoid of the cooperation of victims and witnesses. We simply cannot search for justice devoid of you.”
Steve Greenberg, Kelly’s Chicago legal professional, has responded to the allegations. He calls them “stories” which are only currently being utilized to “fill reality Tv set time.”
The 52-year-old singer has been earlier been accused of and denied possessing inappropriate relationships with numerous underage ladies in the previous and he married late singer Aaliyah when she was only 15 several years outdated in 1994.
Kelly also faced expenses of kid pornography in a 2008 scenario immediately after allegedly appearing in a sex tape with an underage woman but was acquitted.
Extra information to come.