he #MuteRKelly hashtag has trended on social media after the Lifetime documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly” began airing in January. The show drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against Kelly, which have dogged him most of his career. Kelly, who was acquitted of child pornography charges in 2008, has denied allegations of abuse.
NEW YORK, Jan 15: R. Kelly wrote a letter threatening to reveal embarrassing details of a woman’s sexual history if she didn’t drop a lawsuit accusing him of sexual abuse, the woman and her lawyer said Monday.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 12: An attorney for R&B singer R. Kelly on Friday called a new Lifetime documentary series a “for-profit hit piece,” and said allegations of abuse by the Grammy-winning musician were a “complete fabrication.”