R. Kelly's estranged daughter Buku Abi (born Joann Kelly) just lately broke her silence on the allegations levied towards her father and referred to as the singer a monster. Kelly believes his youngster was manipulated to take action by his ex-wife Andrea Kelly.
Sources near the singer inform TMZ he was not upset at Abi's social media diatribe as a result of he believes Andrea is the one who put the phrases in her mouth, in accordance with a report on Sunday (Jan. 12). In truth, the singer thinks Andrea has brainwashed all three of their youngsters into despising their father.
According to the supply, the final time the youngsters noticed their father was when Andrea took them to a live performance in Atlanta just a few years in the past. They have had little contact since then.
In the wake of the explosive Surviving R. Kelly docuseries, the place a number of girls got here ahead with claims of sexual abuse and improper relationships with the singer, Abi shared a prolonged message about her emotions on the scenario on Thursday (Jan. 10).
"To the folks that really feel I needs to be talking up/towards all the things that is occurring proper now. I simply need you all to know that devastated is an understatement for all that I really feel at present," she wrote. "I do apologize if my silence to all that’s occurring comes off as careless."
She added, "The identical monster you all confronting me about is my father. I’m effectively conscious of who and what he’s. I grew up in that home. My option to not converse on him and what he does is for my peace of thoughts. My emotional state. And for MY therapeutic, I’ve to do & transfer in a way that’s greatest for me. I pray anybody who reads this understands I put nothing however good intent behind every phrase."
The airing of the docuseries has kicked off a firestorm of occasions together with a prison investigation. Police have visited the singer's residences on a number of events searching for the ladies who’re claimed to be held captive. The state lawyer of Chicago has urged different victims to return ahead. Strangely, the uproar has carried out wonders for Kelly's streaming numbers.