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"In his first televised interview since his arrest, R. Kelly devolved into hysterics during an intense interview with Gayle King on "CBS This Morning," screaming and crying as he emphatically maintained his innocence and claimed his accusers were lying."
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
Kelly has pleaded not guilty; see the first clips here & watch @CBSThisMorning Wednesday at 7a ET. pic.twitter.com/5yT1QwPsIq
R. Kelly’s tears are out of fear and despair. Because he knows that after over two decades of sexually abusing underage girls, we blew this wide open and have him and his enablers dead to rights. #Justice— Michael Avenatti (@MichaelAvenatti) March 6, 2019
This R. Kelly interview is insane. pic.twitter.com/39EyTWJQFi— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) March 5, 2019
Everybody Is All About CBS This Morning And R. Kelly
r. kelly talk exactly like somebody who is lying. https://t.co/BYszSWA3bN— jeremy bearimy (@crissles) March 6, 2019
In an explosive new interview, R. Kelly is breaking his silence about the sexual abuse charges that landed him in jail last month. The embattled R&B singer told @GayleKing that all the women now accusing him of physical and sexual abuse are lying. https://t.co/u4AENVsfAE pic.twitter.com/dVtVjc4Fx4— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) March 6, 2019
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r kelly:— Tré Melvin (@TreMelvin) March 6, 2019
WATCH: R. Kelly addressed his current relationship with the two young women who live with him at his home in Chicago, 23-year-old Joycelyn Savage and 21-year-old Azriel Clary. Their parents believe Kelly has brainwashed their daughters.https://t.co/pPZcw2pbmc pic.twitter.com/IbH3PjbSVx— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) March 6, 2019
People Have A Lot Of Feelings About CBS This Morning And R. Kelly
There’s a lot going on in these R. Kelly clips. But one thing that jumps out is how direct, super clear and no frills these questions are by @GayleKing. She’s asking exactly what most of us would ask if we were in her seat. Crazy how refreshing it is. Speaks to how rare it is. https://t.co/Pt0ISn32sM— Ava DuVernay (@ava) March 6, 2019
Key things we learned from the R. Kelly interview: 1. R Kelly is a much better singer than he is an actor; 2. He is desperate and distraught because he knows he has been caught. 3. He thinks sexual assault of young girls in the “way way past” cannot be charged. 4. He is guilty.— Michael Avenatti (@MichaelAvenatti) March 6, 2019
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