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R. Kelly gives Gayle King of “CBS This Morning” an exclusive interview since being charged with sexual misconduct.
The five-part Lifetime series Surviving R Kelly brought back many old skeletons from Kelly’s past, and speculations of some new misconduct, too. With all the rumors and allegations, Kelly finally spoke about everything with Gayle King, which is set to air tomorrow, March 6th at 7am Eastern Time.
In the few clips shared, R. Kelly clearly tries to shut down all the “rumors” said about him and that they are “not true.” “That’s stupid!” says Kelly when talking about him holding underage girls hostage, and starts to break down in tears while directly talking into the camera.
“Forget the blogs. Forget how you feel about me. Hate me if you want to, love me if you want to. Just use your common sense. How stupid would it be for me with my crazy past and what I’ve been through. ‘Oh right now I just think I need to be a monster and hold girls against their will chain them up in my basement. And Don’t let em eat. Don’t let em out unless they need some shoes down the street from their uncle.’ Y’all quite playing. I didn’t do this stuff. this is not me. I’m fighting for my f****** life!”
Tune into CBS at 7am tomorrow to watch the live interview.
NEW: R&B singer R. Kelly, charged with aggravated sexual abuse, angrily denied the accusations in a new interview with @GayleKing, insisting the claims are “rumors” & “not true.”
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) March 5, 2019