R. Kelly’s Sisters Say Racism Performed Function His Conviction: ‘African People Have At all times Been Handled Unfairly’
R. Kelly has robust defenders in his sisters.
On Wednesday, Cassandra, Theresa and Lisa Kelly sat down for an interview on “Good Morning Britain”, and so they insisted their brother was harmless, regardless of intercourse abuse conviction.
“African People have all the time been handled unfairly,” Cassandra mentioned, in response to Complex. “So I feel that, that has so much to do with it in addition to different elements.”
Lisa, in the meantime, was requested whether or not their brother had ever been with underage ladies.
“I can say he might have been with youthful ladies however so far as underage ladies, no,” she mentioned. “And I stress ladies—underage ladies, who has seen that?”
She continued, “I’m not gonna acknowledge one thing that I don’t have the proof of. If there’s a sufferer, I’ll acknowledge. However from what I’ve seen in court docket and from what I’ve studied and from what I’ve learn the one sufferer I see that’s been stolen from, lied on is Robert. Nobody is speaking in regards to the cash that was being extorted from Robert. Nobody is speaking about what was stolen from him…he’s not a monster, he’s not a pedophile, he was simply taken benefit of.”
Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in jail in June. The singer was just lately moved from New York to Chicago, the place he faces 4 counts of the manufacturing of kid pornography, 5 counts of kid intercourse trafficking, three counts of receipt of kid pornography, and one rely of conspiracy to defraud the USA.