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R. Kelly allegedly controlled girlfriends’ CBS interview with Gayle King

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One of R. Kelly‘s live-in girlfriends has leveled even more allegations against the disgraced singer.

In Federal District Court in Brooklyn, NY on Tuesday, The New York Times reports that the witness, only identified as Jane Doe, claims that the 54-year-old singer, born Robert Sylvester Kelly, was the puppet master behind the everything she and another live-in girlfriend said during a 2019 interview with Gayle King.

Kelly’s accuser alleged that Kelly would use cues while on set, like coughing, in order to make sure that two women corroborated his denials. She also claims they were prohibited from watching the Surviving R. Kelly docuseries. 

Additionally, the witness said she was once forced to be intimate with a man nicknamed “Nephew” as the singer watched. 

Kelly is currently on trial on charges of sex trafficking, racketeering, coercion and other charges related to the alleged abuse and exploitation of six women — three of whom were underage at the time — over the course of 25 years. More women are scheduled to testify during the trial.

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