It is not looking good for singer R. Kelly.
Ed Genson, Kelly's lawyer from his 2008 trial, shared his beliefs about whether the star is actually innocent of the horrible acts he's been charged with. To make matters even more cringeworthy, CBS This Morning reporter Gayle King describes the suspicious activity R. Kelly's displayed as she interviewed his girlfriends, Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage.
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"The lawyer who defended R Kelly at his 2008 child pornography trial has sensationally claimed he believes the star was guilty of those charges and had to have anti-libido jabs to control his urges."
What kind of sick, demented man convinces countless young girls that their parents didn’t want them or love them and “sold them” to him, all as part of an effort to sexually abuse and assault them? R Kelly is a sociopath and a despicable excuse for a man.— Michael Avenatti (@MichaelAvenatti) March 7, 2019
Methinks R. Kelly doth protest too much.— Stephen King (@StephenKing) March 6, 2019
Reminded me of Kavanaugh sniveling in that hearing.
BREAKING: Sheriff's office official says R. Kelly was taken into custody at a hearing over unpaid child support.— The Associated Press (@AP) March 6, 2019
Ed Genson And R. Kelly Are Trending Everywhere Right Now
The two women who live with R. Kelly are defending him and their relationship with him. Azriel Clary, 21, and Joycelyn Savage, 23, told @GayleKing they love Kelly even though their families claim he has brainwashed them. https://t.co/7XhwSR4vD7 pic.twitter.com/B93mv0JBBM— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) March 7, 2019
"R Kelly claims he engaged in human trafficking." https://t.co/gp43gpQ8FJ— Felonious Munk is buried alive but still alive too (@Felonious_munk) March 6, 2019
More Than 154K People Are Talking About This
.@GayleKing asked R. Kelly and the women about allegations he lured women with promises of helping their singing careers. Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage deny they have singing aspirations. https://t.co/tDUt6ssRu1 pic.twitter.com/eEd5mQTPVg— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) March 7, 2019
R. Kelly would cough very loudly "so they were aware that he was there," said @GayleKing of the sit-down. Adding, "When you're looking at these young women, they parrot a lot of what he is saying." https://t.co/d1KdTl8MEV— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) March 7, 2019
The Internet Is Full of Feelings
As video clips of @GayleKing's sit down with R. Kelly spread across social media Wednesday, it was this still photo of a professional woman remaining calm in the face of a man losing control that became the most indelible image from the interview. https://t.co/ypRqS2veeR— Kayla Epstein 📰 (@KaylaEpstein) March 6, 2019
"When I was 17, my parents were actually making me, trying to get me to take photos with him, take sexual videos with him, all kinds of stuff" -- Clary— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) March 7, 2019
Wait, wait, wait. Your parents encouraged you to do sexual videos with R. Kelly? -- @GayleKing
"Yes" https://t.co/tDUt6ssRu1 pic.twitter.com/841z6yRcla
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