Thankfully, the documentary Surviving R. Kelly has caught the attention of authorities.
An investigation has been launched by Georgia’s Fulton County District Attorney’s Office against R. Kelly after the doc-series premiered on Lifetime. Sources involved with investigation told The Blast that they have been reaching out to the survivors/victims who appeared in the documentary and have been “combing through episodes” for evidence.
An arrest warrant has also been issued to R. Kelly’s manager, James Mason, for threatening the victims to keep quite back in July.
After watching the series, many people have come out and said that the documentary have made them “sick to their stomach”.
There is also many celebrities, including Ne-Yo, Meek Mill and Chance the Rapper, who have come out publicly to show their support to the victims and survivors of R. Kelly. John Legend has been a huge public supporter of the victims as he’s the only celebrity to appear in the docu-series. He tweeted:
To everyone telling me how courageous I am for appearing in the doc, it didn’t feel risky at all. I believe these women and don’t give a f*** about protecting a serial child rapist. Easy decision.
I think it is extremely brave for these women to appear in this documentary to step up and speak about their traumatic encounters with R. Kelly. With this docu-series, hopefully this will encourage more women and men to speak up about their own stories.
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