This past week, many people sat through the three night docuseries Surviving R. Kelly on Lifetime where the stories of women that accuse R. Kelly of abuse were brought to the national spotlight.
Kelly continually denies the allegations of abuse and sexual misconduct against him, but there was no way to ignore the voices of these women.
Despite R. Kelly’s denial, they painted a much needed picture of how manipulation, money and clout can continue the cycles of abuse. Many of them, some of whom met R. Kelly when they were just teenagers, are still on their healing journey well into adulthood. Their stories of survival alone grants them a big win, even if legal action hasn’t been pursued or effective.
Peep what Asante McGee, Kitti Jones, Lizzette Martinez, Lisa Van Allen, backup singer Jovante Cunningham, performing artist Sparkle, and ex-wife and survivor of R. Kelly, Andrea Kelly have to say about Mr. Kelly in the powerful bonus clip below…