The final time R. Kelly shared something on Instagram was January 1, however right now he returned to want his daughter a cheerful 21st birthday. Kelly’s relationship together with his daughter Joann Kelly has been a strained one, however Kelly took to social media to publicly serenade her. “Happy Birthday child. Daddy loves you. I like you, it doesn’t matter what, I like you a lot,” Kelly mentioned within the clip earlier than blowing his daughter a kiss.
Joann, who goes by the identify Buku Abi and can also be the daughter Drea Kelly, the singer’s ex-wife, beforehand acknowledged that she hasn’t seen her father in years, nor does she have a relationship with him. Back in January, she took to social media to interrupt her silence concerning the sexual assault accusations towards Kelly by writing, “Before I begin I simply need it to be recognized that I’m talking from the center, nothing I say or don’t say is to harm ANY celebration studying this or affected by this. To the those who really feel I must be talking up/towards all the things that is occurring proper now. I simply need you all to grasp that devastated is an understatement for all that I really feel presently,” she wrote. “I do apologize if my silence to all that’s occurring comes f as careless.”
“That is my final intention. I pray for all of the households & girls who’ve been affected by my father’s actions,” she continued. “Trust, I’ve been deeply affected by all this…My mom, siblings and I’d by no means condone, assist or be a component ANYTHING destructive he has performed and or continues to do in his life.”
Kelly is reportedly on the heart two investigations: one the place he is been charged with 10 counts sexual abuse, and one other that could be a federal investigation into possible sex trafficking.