Many on social media were appalled to see the person appearing to be Kelly partying amid the serious allegations against him. In fact, the Savages said they haven't spoken to 23-year-old Joycelyn in two years. Foxx said she found the claims in docu-series disturbing.
Griggs told FOX 5 News that in the past few days, very senior members of the D.A.'s office have contacted Griggs regarding witness information in the case.
"We're hoping the D.A. from Chicago and the D.A. from Georgia will step up and do their job", said father Timothy Savage.
Kelly, meanwhile, is now being investigated by the Fulton County District Attorney's Office and the State Attorney in Chicago has made a plea for any witnesses or victims to come forward following the airing of the "Surviving R.Kelly" on Lifetime. Everyone needs to watch this series but where can we watch?
"I was sickened by the allegations". I was sickened as a mother.
In a statement, Gaga said "as a victim of sexual assault myself" she was at a "dark time in my life" when she collaborated with Kelly in 2013.
But an IL prosecutor's plea for potential victims and witnesses to come forward and new protests have sparked hope among some advocates that the R&B star might face criminal charges. In 2002, he was arrested after a video surfaced appearing to show him having sex with and urinating on a 14-year-old girl.More news: Manchester City showed Burton Albion 'respect' in 9-0 win - Pep Guardiola
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Two women contacted the Sun-Times Wednesday and gave accounts of what they allegedly experienced at the hands of Kelly.
Kelly has not commented on the latest allegations made in the series but his attorney said the allegations are false, calling this another round of stories. Barnes said women's stories can no longer be ignored, brushing off Kelly's attorney's claims the singer has done nothing illegal.
'Number one, there was a girl that was trying to talk about it and couldn't.
Greenberg also said it was inappropriate for a state's attorney to characterize allegations she'd seen on TV, prior to charges or even an investigation. The unsourced phone call was made about 20 minutes into the screening, forcing the immediate evacuation of the auditorium, and the theater at large.
Kelly rose from poverty on Chicago's South Side to become a star singer, songwriter and producer.
Kelly broke into the R&B scene in 1993 with his first solo album, "12 Play", which yielded such popular sex-themed songs as "Bump N' Grind" and "Your Body's Callin'".
R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards in Los Angeles in June 2013.