Touré Neblett’s participation in Surviving R. Kelly backfired. While the dialogue that adopted the documentary sequence’ finale could have been centered on R. Kelly, the subject rape tradition has roped in different people, together with Neblett. A former colleague his has come ahead with accusations sexual harassment. He has since issued a assertion in response to her claims.
“On the present, our staff, together with myself, engaged in edgy, crass banter, that on the time I didn’t suppose was fensive for our tight-knit group. I’m sorry for my language and for making her really feel uncomfortable in any approach. As a lead on the present, I ought to have shunned this habits. I’ve discovered and grown from this expertise,” Touré stated.
This assertion comes after screenshots a 2017 texting interplay Touré had with the accused, wherein he apologized.
“Look I’ve discovered quite a bit watching this occur. The approach I teased you is not humorous to me. I had no thought how rampant it’s and the way a lot it will get in a working girl’s approach and the way I’ve contributing to an atmosphere bs,” he wrote. “And I hate that. I am not taking part in like that with you or anybody anymore. I do know I used to be taking part in an aggressive recreation with you and thought you knew the place I used to be coming from however I would not put you or me in that place once more. It was silly and obnoxious and I really feel dangerous about it.”
He then goes on to ask her to not discuss him negatively. View the screenshots beneath.