After R. Kelly doc, prosecutors seek any witnesses or alleged victims
The fallout from a highly rated Lifetime docuseries detailing allegations against singer R. Kelly continues this week, with a prosecutor in Illinois now asking for any potential victims or witnesses to come forward.
“There is nothing to be done to investigate these allegations without the co-operation of both victims and witnesses,” Cook County District Attorney Kim Foxx said at a news conference Tuesday. “We cannot seek justice without you.”
Meanwhile, Lady Gaga broke her silence on R. Kelly on Wednesday night, finally acknowledging the mounting allegations of sexual misconduct against the R&B singer and apologizing for her 2013 collaboration with him.
The A Star Is Born actress wrote on Twitter that she stood behind Kelly’s accusers and explained that when she chose to work with the “Ignition” singer, she was at a dark time in her life, as she struggled with the aftermath of her own sexual assault.
People protest outside R. Kelly’s studio on Wednesday in Chicago. A Lifetime docuseries details sexual misconduct allegations against him.