R Kelly is facing scores of claims that he sexually abused numerous women — including some who were under-age.
The explosive claims feature in a new TV documentary, Surviving R Kelly, which aired in the US this week (scroll down for video).
The six-part series features accounts of alleged female victims, who waived their right to anonymity, claiming they were sexually abused, held prisoner, bullied into threesomes, impregnated and beaten for looking at other men among other things.
The content of Surviving R Kelly is so damning that police have launched a new probe against the singer.
Lady Gaga, who collaborated with R Kelly in 2013, has thrown her support behind the alleged victims:
I stand by anyone who has ever been the victim of sexual assault: pic.twitter.com/67sz4WpV3i— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) January 10, 2019
Meanwhile, despite the controversy, R Kelly isn't laying low. Late Wednesday night, the R&B singer turned up at a packed Chicago club to defiantly live it up and celebrate his 52nd birthday.
TMZ reports that Kelly sang the opening bars to his hit "Bump N' Grind" inside V75 while "surrounded by screaming fans." He also declared at one point, "I don't give a f**k about what's going on!" Someone in the crowd did, calling 911 claiming Kelly was at the club and that there was a warrant out for his arrest. Police arrived on the scene, but didn't take Kelly into custody after determining that there actually was no warrant out for his arrest in his Windy City hometown.
If these claims are proven to be true, it won't be long until police are arresting the singer for real.
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