R. Kelly

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Amber Rose Speaks Out About R. Kelly and the 'Cycle of Abuse'

After watching "Surviving R. Kelly," Amber Rose detailed her experiences with sexual assault victims and why there's no excuse for the singer's alleged behavior.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.16.19
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Prosecuting R. Kelly Is More Difficult Than It Sounds

An attorney who worked on R. Kelly's child pornography defense team shares why it may be an uphill battle to prosecute the controversial singer.
Tiffany Walden
1.14.19
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'Surviving R. Kelly' Revealed Black Women's Roadblocks to Exposing Abuse

Lifetime's docuseries about R. Kelly provided a platform for his alleged victims to talk about nearly two decades of abuse, but also showed their obstacles to coming forward and finding justice.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.7.19
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R. Kelly's Victimhood Doesn't Excuse His Alleged Sexual Misconduct

“I Admit” addresses sexual misconduct accusations against Kelly and mentions his childhood experiences with abuse. Critics say the song seems like a bizarre attempt to garner public sympathy in the hopes of absolving Kelly of his alleged crimes.
Leila Ettachfini
7.24.18
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#MuteRKelly Co-Founder: 'This Is Us Saying Young Black Girls Matter'

After learning of abuse allegations against the R&B singer, Oronike Odeleye launched a petition calling on radio stations to stop playing his music. She tells Broadly about finding a campaign ally in #TimesUp.
Linda Yang
4.30.18
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10 Men Who Have Successful Careers Despite Being Accused of Rape

Some critics of the #metoo movement have warned that accusing men of sexual assault will ruin their careers, but for high-profile men like Billy Cosby, Woody Allen, Kobe Bryant, R. Kelly, and Donald Trump, this hasn't been the case.
Kimberly Lawson
1.24.18
Culture

Petition Calls for Sony Music to Drop R. Kelly Amid Abuse Allegations

Following a recent report on R. Kelly's alleged abuses of young women, a new petition calls for action from the major music label, which has a history of working with alleged abusers.
Allie Volpe
7.19.17
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R. Kelly Has Faced Sexual Assault Accusations for Years. Why Did No One Care?

We talked to the journalist who has been covering R. Kelly's alleged abusive behavior since 2000.
Kimberly Lawson
7.17.17