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

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

Nielsen Music says streaming numbers for R. Kelly have almost doubled after a recent documentary accused the R&B singer of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls.

The 52-year-old was recently featured in the damning docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, which chronicled the decades of sexual misconduct accusations made against the singer.

On Thursday, the singer's estranged daughter, Joann Kelly, who is also known as Buku Abi, shared a long post on her Instagram story rebuking her father and calling him a monster.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Greenberg portrayed Kelly, one of the top-selling recording artists of all time, as a victim of a television hit piece.

"There's women saying things, which is of course their prerogative, but there is no evidence that any of it happened", Greenberg said of the documentary.

"Surviving R. Kelly" follows the BBC's "R Kelly: Sex, Girls & Videotapes", which was released past year. "The man was not operating a harem, or a sex cult, or holding people hostage or anything like that".

Ohio State Has Reportedly Poached Another Top Michigan Assistant
Though Ohio State fans would gladly remind you that the Buckeyes put up 62 points in a 23-point win in November. Ohio State's 2018 linebackers coach, Bill Davis, was let go by the Buckeyes' new head coach, Ryan Day.

Activists from the #MeToo and #MuteRKelly social media movements have seized on the renewed attention to call for streaming services to drop Kelly's music and promoters not to book any more concerts. She said that he forced her to call him "daddy" and would lock her in a van during their 11 month relationship.

Lifetime representatives did not respond to requests for comment on Greenberg's remarks.

"I haven't heard from a prosecutor's office".

Even as he denied the allegations, Greenberg said he didn't know details about them. R Kelly was always wrought with allegations from the start of his career.

Police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi told USA Today that Kelly and the two women were interviewed independently.

"The police found nothing because there's nothing wrong", he said.

Related News:

  • Timberwolves fire coach Tom Thibodeau

    Timberwolves fire coach Tom Thibodeau

    He was named the NBA Coach of the Year on May 1, 2011, after tying the record for most wins by a rookie head coach with 62. Hoiberg was sacked as coach of the Bulls on December 3 following a 5-19 start to the season.
    NBA looking into Patrick McCaw signing

    NBA looking into Patrick McCaw signing

    The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no details of the probe have been revealed publicly. As a restricted free agent, the Warriors had the option of matching the Cavs' offer sheet for McCaw, but they chose not to.
    Newport County dump Leicester out of FA Cup

    Newport County dump Leicester out of FA Cup

    Goals from Will Hughes and Troy Deeney earned the Premier League side a spot in the fourth round. We couldn't beat Stevenage last weekend and they had 10 men for an hour.
  • Poland arrests Chinese Huawei employee, Polish national over spying allegations

    Poland arrests Chinese Huawei employee, Polish national over spying allegations

    New Zealand, Australia and the United States have barred Huawei from involvement in their next-generation 5G mobile networks. But a US dispute with China over its ban on Huawei is spilling over to Europe, the company's biggest foreign market.
    Freddie Kitchens has 'good chance' of being next Browns coach

    Freddie Kitchens has 'good chance' of being next Browns coach

    He finished the year in that role after replacing the fired John DeFilippo for the final three games of the regular season. Gregg Williams was promoted to interim head coach , while Kitchens was bumped to offensive coordinator.
    Former Cards coach Leftwich joining Arians in Tampa Bay

    Former Cards coach Leftwich joining Arians in Tampa Bay

    It turns out he did, after it was reported Arians was interested in the opening in Tampa Bay after they fired their head coach. He's only 193 yards shy of replacing Vinny Testaverde (14,820 yards, 1987-92) as the club's all-time passing leader.
  • Rams advance to NFC championship game; will Saints join them?

    Rams advance to NFC championship game; will Saints join them?

    He endured the childhood disappointments, and the playoff losses while he was starring in high school and at Northern Iowa. But the channels broadcasting National Football League playoff games today on TV are free even if you don't have cable.
    Lakers' Kuzma to undergo MRI on back injury

    Lakers' Kuzma to undergo MRI on back injury

    The four-time NBA MVP already has missed four games after getting hurt during the Lakers' victory at Golden State on Christmas. James, a three-time NBA champion who has played in the past eight NBA Finals, left Cleveland in July to sign with the Lakers.
    Sears gets a reprieve from liquidation

    Sears gets a reprieve from liquidation

    The revised deal was reached after days of "virtually round-the-clock negotiations", Sears attorney Ray Schrock told the court. Drain said that Sears will consider Lampert's offer versus a potential liquidation during a bankruptcy auction on January 14.
  • Winter Storm Reaches Mid-Atlantic After Killing 5 In The Midwest

    Winter Storm Reaches Mid-Atlantic After Killing 5 In The Midwest

    Like this story? Share it with a friend! "This is where the highest accumulations of (3 inches or more) are expected". According to the Associated Press , at least five people were killed in crashes on icy roads in Kansas and Missouri.
    Lady Gaga-R. Kelly Song Removed From Streaming Services

    Lady Gaga-R. Kelly Song Removed From Streaming Services

    Many on social media were appalled to see the person appearing to be Kelly partying amid the serious allegations against him. Today she shared an apology on Instagram and said that she stood behind the accusers 1000 per cent.
    Missing 13-year-old girl found alive in Wisconsin

    Missing 13-year-old girl found alive in Wisconsin

    After Jayce vanished, detectives pursued thousands of tips, watched dozens of surveillance videos and conducted numerous searches. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said during a news conference Friday that Jayme was taken against her will.


Most liked

John Major: let's take time out and revoke article 50
Blocking Brexit could lead to a surge in far-right extremism in the United Kingdom , the transport secretary has said. We have seen from this week that Parliament has the ability to assert itself and to shape outcomes.

Canada grants asylum to Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse
She used a Canadian tourist's phone to send a message, a video of which was posted to Twitter, saying her family would kill her. Police Chief Surachate Hakparn says the 18-year-old woman, Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, is leaving on a flight late Friday evening.

The 2019 iPhone could have more useful wireless than 5G
Meanwhile, Alibaba's Tmall is reportedly promising to subsidize iPhone models including the XS and XS MAX by up to 1,500 yuan. That led Apple to aggressively market the iPhone XR on its website for $449, about $300 less than its official sticker price.

Democrats block Middle East bill in the Senate over shutdown
The move is meant to call out Republican tactics to move forward on Trump's border wall between the United States and Mexico. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., are the only Democrats in either chamber of Congress to voice support for the BDS movement.

Trump sounds alarm over 'invasion' at southern border, after returning from Texas
The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to speak publicly. Trump traveled to the southern border in Texas on Thursday to highlight his push for a border wall .

Stackstown's delight as Padraig gets nod to lead Ryder Cup bid
I suppose you could look at this as being a natural progression, you move on from player to vice captain to captain. The U.S.is expected to name its 2020 captain sometime this spring.

Clemson intercepts Tua Tagovailoa twice in first half of action-packed championship
Clemson returns quarterback Trevor Lawrence , running back Travis Ettiene and receivesr Justyn Ross and Tee Higgins among others. It wouldn't be the last big play surrendered by the Crimson Tide .

Meghan’s first royal patronage revealed by mistake
She has a background in TV and the arts, and has campaigned on gender inequality and animal rights throughout her life. A lot of work (and millions of dollars) went into making this the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's dream family home.

Proof of LIFE: Scientists record mysterious radio signals from deep space
A repeating FRB , however, provides more opportunities for scientists to learn about these radio bursts and where they come from. A radio telescope in the Okanagan has picked up a repeating fast radio burst from space - only the second to ever be recorded.

R. Kelly’s Former Manager Reportedly Has A Warrant Issued For His Arrest
Kelly , the Chicago-based attorney for the musician broke his silence Wednesday evening defending his client. However, police said no one was arrested, and there is not an ongoing criminal investigation of Kelly.

Jets looking at Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator
Injuries and personnel errors doomed the Dolphins, and they were never close to contention in Gase's tenure again. A source confirmed to The Athletic that the 40-year-old will become the 19th head coach in franchise history.

Egypt’s Salah retains African Footballer of the Year Award
Spotted by scouts from Swiss club Basel, he moved there in 2012 before joining Premier League giants Chelsea two years later.

Thai court rejects bid to block deportation of Saudi woman
She told the New York Times that she had managed to escape while in Kuwait because women there are allowed to travel on their own. She was forced to return to Saudi Arabia and was not publicly heard from again, according to activists tracking her whereabouts.

Trump threatens to halt emergency fire aid for California
Wildfire survivors in Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties had been eligible for federal funds. "We can't control the climate". Likely recognizing his spelling errors, Trump quickly deleted the tweet and re-uploaded another with the correct spelling .

NYC Mayor Announces Health Care Coverage For All New York City Residents
And we have now in New York City something that we can build on. 'NYC already has a public option, ' he tweeted. The city will spend $100 million on the program, The New York Times reported .