R. Kelly is attempting to intimidate one of his alleged victims into silence, seeming to take “his playbook from Donald Trump,” attorney Gloria Allred alleged Monday during a New York City press conference with accuser Faith Rodgers.
Rodgers, who was in a relationship with the R&B singer at age 19, is suing R. Kelly for sexual battery and knowingly infecting her with an STD, claiming Kelly “mentally, sexually and verbally” abused her. Rodgers is one of several alleged victims who participated in Lifetime’s six-part documentary Surviving R. Kelly.
Now, Rodgers claims she has been threatened with retaliation by the singer.
Allred, who is representing three alleged victims of R. Kelly, including Rodgers, said during the presser that she has an appointment on Monday with the New York Police Department, which has asked to meet with Rodgers for its “investigation into potential victims of R. Kelly.”
Prosecutors in Chicago and Atlanta are also seeking information about R. Kelly in light of the accusations and revelations made in the docuseries, which has thrust R. Kelly into headline news since it released in early January. The sexual misconduct claims involve women and underage girls.
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