Gayle King Says R. Kelly’s Camp "Pleased" With His Unhinged Interview

Bessie Dean
March 9, 2019

Savage backed up Clary's account of the situation. "After speaking with her little sister, Joycelyn paused from the seemingly prepared script and was able to share her love for her family". I'm not disrespecting her.

"Forget the blogs, forget how you feel about me. All of the victims and parents can not be lying".

Meanwhile, Clary, 21, and Savage, 23, described their relationship with Kelly. He eventually gave her herpes four years later.

"Didn't know what I was doing, didn't know what was going on. three weeks ago to a month", he said.

He was prepared to pay up to $60,000 of what he owed to his former wife, Andrea Kelly, and their three children, but the judge required the full amount.

Also on Wednesday, R. Kelly was taken into custody in Cook County, Illinois, following a court appearance over unpaid child support.

Later on in the interview, Clary claimed that her parents encouraged her to take sexual videos with Kelly so that they might blackmail him later.

In a statement to CNN in August 2017, Kelly publicist Trevian Kutti denied Pace's allegations. "And they're just very upset", Savage added.

King said she asked him about his finances during the interview, having been surprised to learn, when Kelly was arrested last week, he could not post $100K bond.

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"I have personally reached out to the attorney in the case, Gloria Allred via email so hopefully we will get a response back", Craig said. She was 17 years old at the time, and he pulled her up on stage, she said. You can't double jeopardy me like that.

When asked about their relationship with Kelly, who has been charged with more than 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, Clary said that they "live with him" and are "in a relationship with him".

CBS said it would air additional footage from the CBS interview on Wednesday and Thursday (local time). When questioned about their young ages, he replied, "I don't look at much younger than me".

In part one of the interview, which aired Wednesday, King hammered Kelly on allegations of sexual abuse, raping underage girls, and other misconduct.

He insisted people were trying to ruin his 30-year career, but then said his fight was "not about music". "You're trying to solicit me like I'm some fucking ho. How come it was OK for me to see them until they weren't getting no money from me?"

"I would document every word they said". This is all f-king lies for money, and if you can't see that, you're ignorant and you're stupid as f-k because you want to be.

King asks: "Tell me Azriel, why you're crying".

Attorney Gerald Griggs, who represents the Savage family, provided physical copies of receipts for flights and expenses to show the family never received money from Kelly. "I was not having sex with him at 17".

The interview also marked the first time he addressed allegations in the Lifetime documentary series Surviving R. Kelly, which aired in January and alleged he held women captive and ran a "sex cult".

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