R. Kelly’s daughter speaks out against him

“The same monster you all confronting me about is my
father”

R. Kelly performs at Little
Caesars Arena on February 21, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan at Little
Caesars Arena on February 21, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan

R. Kelly’s
daughter has broken her silence and spoken out against her father
in the wake of a docuseries that puts a spotlight on several
allegations of his ****** assault.

Buku Abi, whose real name is Joann Lee Kelly, responded to the
backlash and legal allegations surrounding Lifetime’s six-part
documentary Surviving
R. Kelly
 in a lengthy Instagram post.

R. Kelly

R. Kelly

Part of the message reads: “I just want it to be known that I
am speaking from the heart, nothing I say is to hurt ANY party
reading or affected by this. To the people that I feel I should be
speaking up against everything that is going on right now, I just
want you all to understand that devastated is an understatement for
all that I feel currently. I do apologize for my silence to all
this happening comes off as careless. That is my last
intention.”

A section of Abi’s post

Abi went on explain that she and Kelly haven’t had a
relationship in recent years, alluding to only knowing him when
they were living together with her mother, Andrea Lee.

“Anyone who know me personally or has been following me
through out the years knows that I do not have a relationship with
my father. Nor do I speak on him or his behalf. I also am not fond
of deal thing with my personal issues or personal life experience
through social media but, I feel things are starting to get out of
hand.

“The same monster you all confronting me about is my father. I
am well aware of who and what he is. I grew up in that
house.”

She continued:  “Going through all I have gone through in my
life, I would never want anyone to feel the pain I have felt,”
she added. “Reminders of how terrible my father is, and how we
should be speaking against him. Rude comments about my family,
fabricating me, my siblings & my mother’s ‘part’”.

“This past year has been really difficult, all the love and
support you all continue to show is why we keep going,” she
concluded.

Earlier this week Abi’s mother and Kelly’s ex-wife, Andrea,
inferred previous attempts by Kelly to silence her. She released a
statement on Instagram, writing: “No longer willing to silence my
PAIN AND SUGARCOAT THE ABUSE I ENDURED because of how my abuser and
his LEGAL TEAM were THREATENING to come against me if I ‘didn’t
choose wisely.’”


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Thank God for his grace,guidance,love AND deliverance. I celebrate
the women I am TODAY! Though some want “expose” the pain
filled, scared,abused women I was…..STOP! I AM No longer afraid.
No longer willing to silence my PAIN AND SUGARCOAT THE ABUSE I
ENDURED because of how my abuser and his LEGAL TEAM were
THREATENING to come against me if I “didn’t choose wisely.”
NO MORE! Don’t speak about MY GROWTH OR JOURNEY especially if you
have NEVER BEEN ABUSED. And for the ones that have endured my pain
and have been in the place I WAS IN YEARS AGO….as in IN MY
PAST😳YOU’RE NOT ALONG. From covering bruises and saying you
“bumped into the counter” to telling his co-workers he a
wonderful provider and a “good man” to avoid a beating for
saying the opposite….I was you! I want you to know you don’t
have to cover for your abuser ANY MORE!!! It took a lot of therapy
and even more tears to know what I know TODAY!!!! Oh did I say
TODAY!!!! PS….WHAT I DID or SAID SHOULD NEVER BE MORE IMPORTANT
THAN WHY I DID IT OR SAID IT. Do your research on #domesticviolence
and the #cycles #signs and #effects before you deem yourself JUDGE
AND JURY!!! OH I HAVE SOOOO MUCH MORE TO SAY AND I WILL VERY
SOON!!!! #survivor IAMDREAKELLY……

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Drea Kelly
(@officialdreakelly) on Jan 7, 2019 at 4:46am
PST

Surviving R Kelly hears accounts from numerous woman who claim
to be victims of ****** assault by the 52-year-old singer.

Kelly has denied the ****** abuse claims, saying he didn’t
know many of the women featured in the Surviving R
Kelly documentary. Police in Georgia and Chicago have launched
a criminal investigation
.

A number of musicians have come forward to apologise for working
with the embattled singer, including
Lady Gaga, 
Chance
the Rapper
, and Phoenix.

Phoenix, who performed with R. Kelly onstage at Coachella in
2013, said: “We are deeply horrified by the stories of abuse
surrounding R. Kelly. We regret that we were not both more informed
and more discerning when we worked with him previously. We fully
support all victims of ****** abuse, and it’s our hope that there
will be a path to justice.”

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