R Kelly interviewed by police over allegations of 'keeping two women hostage'

R. Kelly evicted from Near West Side recording studio that doubled as residence

Greenberg also questioned why some of the women didn't come forward after a 27-minute video surfaced in 2002 that showed a man purported to be Kelly engaged in sex acts involving an underage girl.

"This is bigger, bigger than the women who were saying something about the R. Kelly situation", Watts said.

IL officials rejected a permit for a concert to be hosted by R. Kelly in Springfield, citing security concerns following protests outside of the singer's Chicago studio this week.

The singer has for years faced allegations he sexually abused women, but the 52-year-old hasn't been charged and he's denied any wrongdoing.

R. Kelly's lawyer spoke out in defense of the "I Believe I Can Fly" singer in a pre-taped interview on ABC's "Good Morning America" this morning.

Rami Malek Cringes Over That Awkward Golden Globes Moment with Nicole Kidman!
People tuning in to watch the 76 Golden Globes were probably prepared to hear "And the award for. goes to A Star Is Born " a lot. " Green Book's " director, Peter Farrelly, made a plea for tolerance in his acceptance speech. "We want to be treated equally".

The scrutiny also extends to Georgia, where an Atlanta-area couple said Georgia prosecutors have reached out to them after they repeatedly said that Kelly brainwashed their daughter and kept her from contacting them. In 2008, although authorities charged Kelly with 21 counts of child pornography, Kelly became acquitted of all charges.

Responding to Facebook commenters challenging the decision, Watts wrote that the station "passes NO judgment on anyone".

Lifetime is part of A&E Networks, which is a joint venture between Hearst Communications and Walt Disney Co.

Greenberg said the singer and A Star is Born actress was "doing what she thinks is politically correct".

After the documentary aired, singer Lady Gaga vowed to remove a duet she recorded with Kelly from streaming services and never collaborate with him again.

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