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‘Surviving R. Kelly’: Accusers Speak Out on Resiliency And On The Singer’s Alleged Abuse

Multiple women who have accused R. Kelly of sexual, mental and physical abuse spoke to Rolling Stone about finding resiliency through community and how the music industry overlooks predatory behavior…

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The six-hour Surviving R. Kelly Lifetime docuseries will include over 50 interviews, including appearances from John Legend, R&B artist Sparkle, talk show host Wendy Williams and civil rights activist Tarana Burke.

“It doesn’t go away – you always live with it because it’s the person that you see on TV,” says Lizzette Martinez, detailing the effects of the alleged abuse. “You hear the music, so getting over it doesn’t really happen. You just live with it … I was 17. I was a child. He took away my innocence. He took my off the path that I was on. He changed my life forever.”

Surviving R. Kelly - Survivors Speak Out (Part 1) | Lifetime

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The project will air in three installments: Thursday, January 3rd at 9 p.m. ET/PT; Friday, January 4th at 9 p.m. ET/PT; and Saturday, January 5th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

 

People magazine has confirmed that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their fourth child via surrogate…

An insider told People back in August that “They have absolutely talked about trying for another baby with the help of a surrogate, but nothing seems decided for sure.”

Their youngest child, 7-month-old Chicago was also born with the help of a surrogate.

The other children are 5-year-old North and 3-year-old Saint.

Do YOU think this will be their last child or will they continue to procreate as long as a surrogate can help them?