French Montana Clarifies His Stance on R. Kelly: ‘My Heart Is With the Victims’

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Although French Montana appeared to brush off widespread allegations of sexual abuse in opposition to R. Kelly in feedback made this weekend, the rapper has since taken to Twitter to make clear his viewpoint.

"Let me be clear," he wrote Sunday afternoon (Jan. 13). "My coronary heart is with the victims. I by no means thought the individuals I appeared as much as as a child, who sang and danced and gave me hope to turn into a celebrity would turn into drug addicts, youngster molestors and rapists. I'm hoping we as a tradition create higher leaders. We want them."

The assertion was in distinction to what Montana beforehand informed TMZ on Saturday, suggesting Kelly ought to be capable of take pleasure in his legacy: "They don't let no one have their legendary moments. I really feel like they did Michael Jackson like that. They did R. Kelly like that. All the greats went down like that."

"Whatever occurred, occurred," he added on the time. "[He went] within the courtroom of legislation and received."

Kelly's historical past of alleged sexual abuse has been extensively mentioned this week alongside the latest launch of Surviving R. Kelly, a docuseries that aired on Lifetime.

See Montana's tweet under.