A Henry County police report states Timothy Savage told an officer on January 3 that R. Kelly's manager Don Russell had texted him saying it would be best for him and his family if the documentary didn't air. With an immeasurable amount of headlines covering the 52-year-old singer's alleged three-decades worth of crimes against teenage girls and young women, one of his former collaborators suggested people need to move on from the Robert Kelly accusations.
Sources connected to the alleged victims of R. Kelly tell The Blast there is a rumor circulating that the singer is preparing to leave the United States, and we are told Africa has been mentioned as one of the places he may seek solace.
She said she has been in contact with two concerned families of people who have had contact with Kelly in Cook County in the last couple of years.
Investigators' quieries come as the Lifetime series adds a new dimension to the sexual abuse allegations Kelly has faced for the better part of his almost 30-year career. "What I am hearing about the allegations against R. Kelly is absolutely horrifying and indefensible".More news: Meghan Markle ‘changed’ Prince Harry, reveals Lady Colin Campbell
Jocelyn Savage's parents have filed harassment claims against R Kelly's manager Don Russell after they claim he sent them threats following their appearance in the "Surviving R Kelly" documentary.
"I stand behind these women 1000%, believe them, know they are suffering and in pain, and feel strongly that their voices should be heard and taken seriously", she wrote in part.
Kelly's Chicago attorney Steve Greenberg told The Hollywood Reporter that the claims raised during the series as just "another round of stories" in order to "fill reality TV time".
CNN.com reports, "The incident, which allegedly took place in May 2018, was reported by Timothy Savage to Henry County police".More news: Still time to get flu shots: Sherlock
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.
Foxx said her office has been in contact with two families who say they were victims.
"I was sickened by the allegations".
Savage also called police in May to report that a man named James Mason had threatened him because Savage was trying to reach his daughter, who he said was being held by Kelly, according to a police report.More news: French ministers aghast at support for boxer who fought police
In 2008, a Cook County jury found Kelly not guilty on 14 counts of child pornography charges.