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R. Kelly Releases Statement After Two More Women Come Forward With Sexual Abuse Allegations

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After two decades of sexual abuse allegations, R. Kelly released a statement continuing to deny these accusations after two more women have come forward alleges that he is still up to his old tricks.

In a recent Buzzfeed story, one woman said her 27-year-old daughter has been in a 10-year relationship with the Pied Piper while another said she became involved with him when she was 17-years-old in 1995 and was in a relationship with him for four years. The mother of the 27-year-old woman said her daughter is apart of the cult of women Kelly allegedly has in Atlanta.

His management team released a statement saying the 51-year-old is only engaged with women of consenting age.

“R. Kelly has close friendships with a number of women who are strong, independent, happy, well cared for and free to come and go as they please,” the statement read. “We deny the many dark descriptions put forth by instigators and liars who have their own agenda for seeking profit and fame.” The statement continued, “All of the women targeted by the current media onslaught are legal adults of sound mind and body, with their own free will. Law enforcement officials in Atlanta and Chicago previously have made ‘wellness’ visits to check on the women in question and have found nothing to cause alarm.”

R. Kelly isn’t under any investigation at the moment. However, a new campaign to shut down his career has started. #MuteRKelly is pushing to have his concerts and recording contracts cancelled.