Saturday night time (January 19th), TMZ caught up with veteran emcee Yo-Yo as she entered the Trumpet Awards on the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta. Naturally, the outlet introduced up the subject of R. Kelly and the controversy surrounding the newly-minted Surviving R. Kelly documentary sequence.
When prompted, Yo-Yo, well-known for her work…., revealed that she continuously visited R. Kelly at his Los Angeles studio and that in a single occasion she introduced alongside her daughter who would later inform her mom that one of many members of R. Kelly’s camp put the singer’s quantity in her telephone.
“I really went to take heed to his music and my daughter got here with me,” she tells the outlet within the clip. “The unhappy half was once we obtained dwelling, my daughter mentioned, ‘Mom, somebody handed me R. Kelly’s quantity. I mentioned, ‘What!?’ She’s like, ‘Mom, please don’t say nothing. This is why I didn’t let you know.’
“I didn’t say something, however you realize, it actually let me know there’s a actual downside,” she continues. “It actually let me know that there actually is an issue as a result of with all of that that was occurring for that to nonetheless occur — and it occurred to me. I used to be considering I’m your buddy. I come right here with my daughter who’s over 21, however you don’t know my daughter’s age, and behind my again? You will slide my daughter your quantity? That’s simply bizarre to me, like a weirdo. Who would do this?”
Yo-Yo went on so as to add that she didn’t absolutely acknowledge the seriousness of the difficulty at hand till it concerned her little one, including that she absolutely sympathizes with R. Kelly’s alleged victims.