Surviving R Kelly: John Legend Responds To Praises For Speaking Out


John Legend is one of the two musicians who came to talk on the documentary Surviving Rkelly which highlights R Kelly’s sexual exploitation over the years.

Only yesterday, the 3rd of January, R Kelly had threatened that he will sue Lifetime if it goes on air for making him look bad but the service in its defense stated that they will champion the women’s cases and go ahead with it. In a rather, he has been praised for his action which.

Legend is the only major artiste to appear in the docuseries which will air on the final episode on Saturday. This is not strange seeing that the artiste has been in support of the #MuteRKelly campaign.

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To everyone telling me how courageous I am for appearing in the doc, it didn’t feel risky at all. I believe these women and don’t give a fuck about protecting a serial child rapist. Easy decision.

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Also I’m happy to support the work of people like my friends at @ALongWalkHome who have been speaking out on behalf of the survivors for a long time.

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The producer Questlove revealed that Celion Dion, Jay Z, Erykah Bada refused to show up for the series which also highlights Aaliyah’s exploited relationship with Kelly. Hence, fans have been commending John Legend.

credit: TheGuardian