Lifetime lately aired their new documentary, Surviving R. Kelly which explores the horrific allegations in opposition to the singer. Over the years, an increasing number of girls have come ahead with terrifying tales enduring sexual abuse from Kellz. Even some the individuals near him have been talking about issues they’ve seen throughout their time with the singer. Demetrius Smith, R. Kelly’s former tour supervisor, went on the “Domenick Nati Show” to element his time with the singer within the early 90’s.
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Smith mentioned that he met Kellz in 1985, earlier than the success, and helped the singer launch his profession. However, all through the time he spent with Kellz, he clearly grew to become savvy to some the singer’s manipulation techniques, particularly in the direction of youthful ladies. He alleged that Kelly left girls in separate resort rooms and did not permit them to depart till he got here again from being within the studio all night time. “I do not know if he’d inform them to remain or make ’em keep, however the youthful ladies have been the one he might management. The older girls, he] could not management. And people who he might management, he’d management,” he mentioned.
Smith then started to element the way it wasn’t solely girls who have been topic to his manipulation, however males too. He revealed that Kelly would preserve aspiring male artists sit round and await him. He did not element whether or not he’d use the younger males for intercourse, however he did allege that Kellz tried to have intercourse with him earlier than within the early 90’s when he simply signed to Jive.
“He bought some freaky methods, I consider. He confirmed his ass to me, and I turned it down. I assumed he was taking part in. As you lookup and see shit now, he wasn’t taking part in,” he mentioned.
Adding, “I went out and met two ladies. Brought them up, kicked it with them… After the ladies left, Rob got here in my room butt bare. I used to be like, ‘What are you doing, man?’ He walked over to the mirror, leaned over, and mentioned, ‘You need some this? You know you need it.’ I took it as a joke. I mentioned, ‘You little freak. I am gonna get that.’ I walked up behind him. He did not transfer. I mentioned, ‘Get your ass out right here.’ Left it at that. Nothing ever got here that.”
Peep the interview beneath.