In his first interview since he was jailed last month, R. Kelly says the charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse are all lies.
The singer spoke with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King for nearly 80 minutes Tuesday. R Kelky claims he’s an innocent man in an emotional in a interview. He passionately denied all accusations of sexual abuse made against him.
He strongly denied having sex with underage girls or doing anything illegal. King asked Kelly about his rough childhood and his story of surviving years of sexual abuse. He also discussed how the allegation against him could affect his personal life and career.
Hours after his explosive interview with Gayle King aired on “CBS This Morning,” R. Kelly found himself back behind bars Wednesday where authorities said he’ll remain until he comes up with the more than $161,000 he owes in child support payments. Kelly tells King he has about $350,000 left in his bank account and discusses allegations of abuse from his ex-wife.