Two women who claim to be R Kelly's girlfriends have come out to reject the criminal charges against the singer. Speaking out in an emotional interview, the women accused their parents of trying to get money out of him by claiming that he sexually assaulted and abused them.
Azriel Clary, 21, and Joycelyn Savage, 23, appeared in an interview aired yesterday claiming that R Kelly is not guilty. The parents of the women say that their daughters have been brainwashed.
A sobbing Clary said that she was crying because the media did not know the truth.
"This is all lies for money and if you can't see that you're ignorant and you're stupid."
R Kelly was also in the room during this interview and would apparently cough loudly from time to time.
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Clary went on to say that her parents would ask her to make sexually suggestive videos with the singer while she was still a minor so that they would blackmail him. She added that her parents even threatened to leak naked photos of her unless R Kelly gave them money. The parents have denied the accusations.
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Meanwhile, R Kelly is reportedly back in prison on unrelated charges. Briefly.co.za reported that the 'I Believe I Can Fly' hit-maker was arrested for owing more than $100 000 in child support.
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