R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Defend Him Following Explosive Gayle King Interview
The 2 girlfriends of accused sexual abuser R. Kelly defended the R&B singer in an interview with CBS’s Gayle King that aired Thursday, in the future after the community launched King’s stunning interview with a belligerent Kelly.
Joycelyn Savage, 23, and Azriel Clary, 21, who each dwell with Kelly, 52, in his Chicago residence, claimed they have been in a “very sturdy relationship” with him. Clary, who mentioned she met Kelly when she was 17, additionally denied having underage intercourse.
“We’re with him, that’s our relationship,” Clary mentioned on “CBS This Morning.”
“Yeah, we’re with him. Yeah, that’s what it’s,” Savage mentioned.
Each ladies’s dad and mom, who have been featured in Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary collection detailing the years of sexual abuse allegations towards the singer, have repeatedly alleged Kelly “brainwashed” their daughters into becoming a member of a intercourse cult.
Clary and Savage declare their dad and mom try to blackmail him for monetary acquire, one thing each units of fogeys have denied.
“Once I was 17, my dad and mom have been really making me, attempting to get me to take photographs with him, take sexual movies with him, every kind of stuff,” Clary mentioned. “They mentioned, as a result of in the event that they ever must blackmail him, what they’re attempting to do now, they will use it towards him, which is strictly what they’re doing.”
Savage agreed. “Each our dad and mom are mainly out right here attempting to get cash and rip-off,” she mentioned.
In keeping with King, Kelly stood off-camera whereas Savage and Clary did their interview, interjecting with coughs and makes an attempt to chop off the dialog.
Savage’s dad and mom spoke out once more Wednesday, calling Kelly’s explosive interview “disturbing.”
Kelly, who has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated felony sexual abuse, was arrested Wednesday for not paying baby help to his ex-wife Andrea.
In an extra portion of the interview that aired Thursday, Kelly once more lashed out, crying and screaming when King requested about Andrea Kelly’s claims of home violence.
Kelly accused his ex-wife of mendacity and mentioned “so many individuals” had stolen cash from him.
“How can I pay baby help? How? If my ex-wife is destroying my identify and I can’t work? How can I work? How can I receives a commission? How can I handle my youngsters? How?” he screamed. “Use your widespread sense!”
King mentioned Wednesday that representatives for Kelly, whose publicist needed to bodily restrain him throughout the interview, informed her “they have been happy with the interview.”
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