Surviving R. Kelly: Authorities in Georgia launch criminal probe into singer’s allegations

Chance The Rapper Apologizes For Working With R. Kelly

Days after Lifetime's "Surviving R. Kelly" docuseries debuted with the stories of numerous women who've accused the singer of sexual and emotional abuse, a Facebook page targeting the women has been taken down.

The production company behind the series denied Kelly's claims to PEOPLE, saying there is "no truth to that comment at all". If they're still allegedly held captive by Kelly and enablers, please go find Joycelyn and any victims in Chicago so they can be reunited with their families. The courts ruled in Kelly's favour.

R Kelly has reportedly not watched a moment of the Lifetime docuseries alleging he sexually abused underage girls and other disturbing claims against the singer.

A year ago several women came forward claiming Kelly had been running what they alleges amounts to a sex cult, and in May a woman filed a lawsuit against him claiming that he had treated her like a sex slave. She says she doesn't want to believe the reason for this is because black girls don't matter enough, but doesn't rule it out as a reason. "I really would like for you guys to help me understand what I am missing".

John Legend was also in the show, which has prompted many to praise him to shirking the "boys club" mentality that exists in a number of industries.

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke also appeared in the documentary, as well as talk show host Wendy Williams and R. Kelly's ex-wife Andrea Kelly. "I believe these women and don't give a f*** about protecting a serial child rapist".

Chance, whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, has faced criticism for collaborating with Kelly on the 2015 song "Somewhere in Paradise" and performing with him at the Lollapalooza festival in 2014. "It's just prevalent in all media", he said.

That same article originally wrote that Chance said that "I didn't value the accusers' stories because they were black women". I would think that for most viewers, Surviving R. Kelly will make it much harder to do so-to keep listening to his songs, if it wasn't already.

But after Saturday's last episode of the series, people who took to social media had one question: why did no one care about the girls? According to The Blast, a rep for Spotify says streaming of the singer's music has increased by 16 per cent since the first part of the three-part docu-series aired on Thursday.

AFH TV's Video Music Box library includes video of 15-year-old Aaliyah addressing her relationship with R. Kelly.

Thus far, there haven't been any more charges levied by the police against R. Kelly following his controversial child-sex case that came out in the early 2000s.

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