French Montana on R. Kelly: ‘Whatever Happened, Happened’

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While many celebrities are talking out towards R. Kelly, French Montana has a unique take.

Following his halftime efficiency on the Rams recreation on Saturday (Jan. 12), the “Unforgettable” rapper was requested what he thinks of the embattled singer amid his intercourse abuse scandal.

He responded by quoting lyrics from Kelly’s 1994 hit “Bump n’ Grind.” “He already advised you, ‘My thoughts was tellin’ me no, and my physique is tellin’ me sure,’” French advised TMZ as he was leaving the L.A. Coliseum after the sport. “He warned us.”

He went on to share his help for the R&B crooner, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by quite a few ladies over twenty years. “They don’t let no person have their legendary moments,” mentioned French, who in contrast Kelly to Michael Jackson.

“They did Michael Jackson like that. They did R. Kelly like that. All the greats went down like that,” he mentioned earlier than including, “Let any individual take pleasure in their legacy, man. Whatever occurred, occurred, man. He fought in a court docket of legislation and gained.”

R. Kelly, who was discovered not responsible in 2008 on youngster pornography fees, has denied all accusations. “Someone with an agenda has accomplished a success piece,” his legal professional, Steve Greenberg, advised CNN of Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly” docuseries. “[Kelly’s] out in public. He’s not hiding. There’s no secret compound with intercourse slaves.”

In the wake of “Surviving R. Kelly,” many artists have spoken out towards Kelly together with Chance the Rapper, Meek Mill, Ne-Yo, John Legend, Future, and Lady Gaga, who collaborated with Kelly on 2013’s “Do What U Want (With My Body).”

“I’m sorry, each for my poor judgment once I was younger, and for not talking out sooner,” mentioned the pop famous person, who has since pulled the tune from streaming companies.

UPDATE: Following backlash from social media, French Montana has launched an announcement clarifying his feedback about R. Kelly.

“Let me be clear. My coronary heart is with the victims,” he tweeted. “I by no means thought the individuals I appeared as much as as a child, who sang and danced and gave me hope to grow to be a famous person would grow to be drug addicts, youngster molestors and rapists. I hope we as a tradition create higher leaders. We want them.”

French Montana on R. Kelly: 'Whatever Happened, Happened'