K. Michelle came up under R. Kelly’s wing and she paints Kelly is a different light than most. In a recent interview with Nick Cannon, she explained that Kelly was controlling but it was only in regards to her music and her work ethic in the studio. She recounted where she was when she first heard news of his arrest earlier this year and it kind of brought things back full circle in a way.
“I just remember, I was in the booth, and I was with Jazzy Pha. I was standing in the booth as they were taking him into jail and I was looking through the booth at the TV. And to be standing in the booth and to see that, I just lost it,” she explained. “I know right is right and wrong is wrong but I don’t have a heaven or a hell to put this person in.”