Lifetime Unveils Two Emotional Trailers for ‘Surviving R. Kelly’

Lifetime Unveils Two Emotional Trailers for 'Surviving R. Kelly', Calls to the Sex Abuse Hotline Increase After R. Kelly Documentary
R. Kelly performs on stage at the FOX Theater on December 27, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia - USA

Lifetime released two new trailers for its upcoming docu-series, Surviving R. Kellyon Wednesday.

The network’s website describes the series saying, “For the first time ever, survivors and people from R. Kelly’s inner circle, are coming forward with new allegations about his sexual, mental, and physical abuse. They are now finally ready to share their full story …”

“I do see myself as a victim of R. Kelly.” – Kitti Jones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=4q0nOYtZsGU

The six-hour, three-part series will tell the stories of the singer’s alleged victims including his ex-wife, Andrea,  Jerhonda Pace, Kitti Jones and Asante McGee.

Nearly every women featured in the trailers breaks down recalling moments of abuse. The show will include interviews with 50 individuals who were close to R. Kelly during his career.

Earlier this month, a premiere screening of the series at NeueHouse Madison Square in New York City was shut down after anonymous calls claimed an attendee had a firearm.

Surviving R. Kelly will run on Lifetime for three days beginning Jan. 3 at 9 p.m. ET.

 

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