R. Kelly Criminal Investigation Allegedly Underway in Georgia Following Lifetime Docuseries

R. Kelly Criminal Investigation Allegedly Underway in Georgia Following Lifetime Docuseries

For his part, R.Kelly had denied all the claims made against him and is reportedly considering legal action against the producers.

She's now condemned the singer, saying she stands "behind these women 1000%" and that the allegations are "horrifying and indefensible".

Kelly has two weeks to pay up the $80,000 he owes for the property on the west side of Chicago.

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx made a public plea Tuesday evening for accusers to come forward so that the office could investigate. He also powerfully sings a few lines from Kelly's 1993 hit "Bump N" Grind.' A rep for the singer did not immediately respond to Variety's request for confirmation that the man was actually Kelly. "I AM No longer afraid", she wrote beneath an extract of an article on victims of abuse.

Timothy Savage told an officer on January 3 that Don Russell had texted him saying it would be best for him and his family if the documentary didn't air, according to a Henry County police report.

Steve Greenberg, Kelly's attorney, said in an emailed statement: "Mr. Kelly did not sexually abuse anybody, at anytime, not when he was in high school and not after". It went on to say that Russell accused Savage of lying to Lifetime and said that if Savage continued to support the series, Russell and Kelly would be forced to release information that would show Savage was a liar and that would ruin him, his reputation, his business and his family.

Foxx said that as a survivor of sexual assault herself, she was "sickened by the allegations". "People know if they are a victim of a crime to contact the police".

Rolling out brought you the story live as the "Surviving R. Kelly" documentary started to heat up over the weekend.

In some cases, the women say they were underage. The singer was later indicted on child pornography charges and it appeared that Kelly's career was in jeopardy.

R. Kelly denies the allegations against him.

"No one has ever seen any evidence of it", he said. The Lifetime series interviewed women who said they were physically assaulted, had to ask for permission to eat or use the restroom and were taped engaging in sex acts.

But if a number of alleged victims come forward amid the furor from the "Surviving R. Kelly" documentary series, it may also be helpful for Kelly should he face any new charges, said Chicago defense lawyer Joseph Lopez.

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