The singer is accused of sexual violence against several women, including underage girls …
The media offensive had paid off against Bill Cosby . The famous American lawyer Gloria Allred adopts the same strategy against the singer R.Kelly, accused of having committed sexual and physical violence on several girls, some minors at the time of the supposed facts. At a press conference on Monday, one of her accusers sent her “Time’s up”, using a famous #MeToo movement formula. She also accuses the singer of threatening her after filing her complaint in New York.
Great figure of the R & B of the 90s, author especially of the title I Believe I Can Fly , R. Kelly now pays the chronicle after the diffusion of a documentary overwhelming last week. In the documentary, several women accuse the singer of having sex with girls under the age of 16 when he was of age and having surrounded himself with women whom he turned into sex slaves.
On Monday, Faith Rodgers, who met with R. Kelly in March 2017 after one of her concerts, when she was only 19 years old, claimed to have been the victim of “intimidation and retaliation” of the artist’s share after having sued him. Faith Rodgers’ mother testified that she and her husband had also received threats.
The 20-year-old woman filed suit in May 2018 to seek redress for R. Kelly, accusing her of transmitting genital herpes, a sexually transmitted disease. She accuses R. Kelly and her team of having created a Facebook page to discredit her, by posting photos of them taken in a private setting, said Monday, at a press conference, his lawyer, Gloria Allred . The latter also indicated that she represented another young girl, at the time of the incident, who has not yet filed her complaint.
According to several local media reports, R. Kelly is reported to be under investigation by the Fulton County District Attorney, who is the home of the Atlanta-based singer. After a call for witnesses by the prosecutor of Cook County, which depends on Chicago, the home town of R. Kelly, several checks were carried out in recent days by the police.