R. Kelly Is Reportedly Under Criminal Investigation Following Airing Of 'Surviving R. Kelly' Documentary
R. Kelly is reportedly being criminally investigated after Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly docuseries aired.
Sources tell TMZ that the Fulton Country District Attorney's Office has opened an investigation into allegations made against the singer in the documentary.
The source added that investigators were flooded with calls after Surviving R. Kelly aired, prompting them to reach out to survivors featured in the series, including Asante McGee, a woman who allegedly escaped R. Kelly's home.
Cook Country State's Attorney Kim Foxx has held a press conference in Chicago, urging survivors and witnesses to come forward with any relevant information about Kelly.
Surviving R. Kelly provided an in-depth look at accusations made against the artist, including claims that he had sex with underage girls, physically abused women, and allegedly ran a "sex cult" from his home.
Sources close to R. Kelly have told TMZ that he is "disgusted" by the series, and views it as a "vendetta" against him by producers and others who have hated him throughout his career. The sources added that he is "going to sue everybody who had anything to do with this."