“It’s too late. They should have did this s__ 30 years ago.”
– R. Kelly, Facebook Live 
The Lifetime channel recently aired a documentary series called “Surviving R. Kelly” which explores the R&B singer-songwriter’s reputation for preying on young girls . The program contains statements by several of Kelly’s underage victims. The young women describe having been groomed, abused, then finally abandoned.
A number of journalists have reported on R. Kelly’s reprehensible behavior. Kelly was acquitted of child pornography in 2008, though a tape allegedly showed him having sex with and urinating on a 14 y.o.
The program sheds light not only on the singer’s pattern of predation, but the roots of this behavior. It, also, exposes the complicity of others in the music business. Continue reading