R. Kelly Cries in First Interview Since Arrest: I’m Fighting for My F***ing Life
NEW: R&B singer R. Kelly, charged with aggravated sexual abuse, angrily denied the accusations in a new interview with @GayleKing, insisting the claims are “rumors” & “not true.”
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) March 5, 2019
R. Kelly sat down for his first interview after he was indicted on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. The interview took place with CBS’ Gayle King, which will air on CBS This Morning on Wednesday (March 6).
During the interview, Kelly denied the allegations against him and became emotional while defending himself. He stated, “How stupid would I be to do that! How stupid would I need to be a monster and hold them in my basement. Old rumors, new rumors, future rumors, not true!”
Kelly later looked into the camera and stated, “I didn’t do this stuff! This is not me. I am for my f***ing life!”