R. Kelly‘s ex-wife and estranged daughters appeared on Good Morning Britain earlier in the present day to debate the quite a few allegations towards R. Kelly following Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docuseries. Speaking to Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid, Andrea Kelly, the singer’s ex-wife, and his estranged 21-year previous daughter, Joan opened up concerning the quite a few allegations towards the singer.
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Joann Kelly beforehand addressed the allegations towards her father on Instagram, however in a brand new interview, she, alongside her mom, detailed their emotions in direction of the scandal.
“I do know that coming ahead brings validity to those younger ladies and younger woman’s tales, and being a mom I couldn’t not say something,” Andrea stated. After Morgan requested whether or not she felt that there was validity behind these ladies’s tales, she stated, “I imagine that he’s abusive. I am unable to affirm or deny these ladies’s tales as a result of once more I’ve not lived it personally, all I can say is what rings true to my life.” She added, “My reality is what I survived. He was abusive to me, verbally, emotionally, bodily, sexually and as we stand in the present day, he is financially abusing me.”
Joann Kelly defined that she additionally does not wish to affirm or deny the allegations, but additionally added that it hurts listening to that her father allegedly dedicated these horrific crimes.
“As I stated, I am very torn. At the top of the day, it is nonetheless household. He’s nonetheless my blood, so sure, I do nonetheless love my father,” she stated. “If my father’s a poisonous particular person then, sadly, we simply have to like him from a distance. There’s no love misplaced however, I simply needed to separate myself.”
Peep the clip under.