Most just lately, nearly anyone who has determined to talk out about something associated to R. Kelly has needed to watch their tongue, and with good motive. Among these celebrities who've fered up their opinions on the allegations introduced up towards the disgraced singer in gentle the Surviving R. Kelly collection was French Montana.
The New York rapper discovered himself in sizzling water after fering a reasonably nonchalant viewpoint on the topic, telling TMZ, "Whatever occurred, occurred," and stating that Kelly must be allowed to "take pleasure in" his legacy.
"People] do not let no person have their legendary moments," French advised the outlet when prompted. “Let R. Kelly] have his legacy. Let someone take pleasure in their legacy,
Naturally, the comment was not taken properly because it was perceived to be giving a go to R. Kelly. Frenchy quickly took to Twitter to clear the air and tried to expound on what precisely he meant, regardless that his new assertion appears to be in opposition to his earlier phrases.
"Let me be clear. My coronary heart is with the victims," he tweeted out on Sunday (January 13th). "I by no means thought the individuals I regarded as much as as a child, who sang and danced and gave me hope to grow to be a celebrity, would grow to be drug addicts, baby molestorssic] and rapists. I hope we as a tradition create higher leaders. We want them."
In his TMZ interview, French additionally drew comparability from R. Kelly to Michael Jackson, referencing the late singer's baby molestation allegations. "All the greats went down like that,” he mentioned.
He's hardly the primary particular person to make the comparability, with Boosie BadAzz even stirring the pot himself when he expressed that he hopes everybody "retains that identical power" when the HBO-financed Leaving Neverland documentary premieres. The movie is alleged to chronicle the allegations introduced up towards Jackson, however has been met with backlash with opposition mentioning the truth that Jackson's accusers testified beneath oath that their accusations had been fabricated.