R. Kelly

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The Latest on the R. Kelly Sexual Assault Case

From John Legend on the Today show, to the daycare owner who bailed him out, to GoFundMe removing fundraising pages for his legal defense, the latest on the singer’s case.

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R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Criminal Sexual Abuse

Three of the survivors noted by State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx were minors when the singer allegedly abused them.

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New Video May Lead to Indictment Against R. Kelly

The video, which attorney Michael Avenatti says he handed to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, allegedly shows the singer sexually abusing a teenage girl.

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Sony Music Finally Drops R. Kelly

The singer has been accused of sexually assaulting Black girls and women for decades.

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'Surviving R. Kelly' Boosts Ratings and Donations, Inspires Possible Legal Action

It looks like Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office were among the millions who watched the Lifetime docuseries last week.

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Producer dream hampton Demands Justice With 'Surviving R. Kelly'

She hopes the Lifetime docuseries breaks the systems that insulate the R&B star from the consequences of decades of alleged sexual abuse.

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Black Women Swap Horror Stories in 'Surviving R. Kelly'

Lifetime’s upcoming docuseries features more than 50 interviews with survivors, commentators and Kelly’s family that speak to his alleged sexual abuse of Black girls and women.

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#MuteRKelly Co-Founder Discusses Campaign's Success, Backlash

“This has never been about censoring his music. It’s about his behavior.”

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Lyric Cabral to Direct R. Kelly Documentary

The “T(error)” filmmaker’s upcoming documentary draws from BuzzFeed News’ reporting on the singer’s alleged sexual abuse of Black women and girls.

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Spotify Announces Anti-Hate Content Policy, Removes R. Kelly's Music From Playlists

The move comes as part of the company’s new policy on hate content and hateful conduct.

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Time's Up's Women of Color Amplify Calls to #MuteRKelly

“We demand appropriate investigations and inquiries into the allegations of R. Kelly’s abuse made by women of color and their families for over two decades now.”

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Seriously, Why Are Some of Us Still Defending R. Kelly?

The explosive Buzzfeed piece about R. Kelly running a “cult” of young women whom he abuses and controls has triggered familiar defenses from fans. Jamilah Lemieux calls bulls**t on all of them. 

R. Kelly's Ex-Wife Has the Most Wonderful Things to Say About Their Transgender Son

“All I can say about Jay is he makes it so easy to be a proud mom.”

Coverage of R. Kelly's Transgender Son Exposes Media Blindspots

Jay, 14, was outed by Atlanta-area bloggers.