R. Kelly responds to disturbing allegations revealed in docu-series through lawyer

The attorney for the embattled Chicago R&B singer, Steve Greenberg, sat down with ABC News and responded to the allegations made against his client after new fallout from an explosive documentary.
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Transcript for R. Kelly responds to disturbing allegations revealed in docu-series through lawyer
They Byron. Current and past allegations as for the current claims that. The lawyer says look I personally sat down with them. And they're happy. Can you discard the physical abuse. I wish that would have been able to seek. The fullness of the monster I was dealing with in the midst of an onslaught of allegations defiance from. The man was not operating a Helmer sects cults are holding people hostage or anything like. Steven Greenberg speaking to us on our Kelly is perhaps for the first time since the release of a lifetime doctors series surviving are killing. Do you know if he plans of the week to have any legal action against anyone well hopefully you'll soon lifetime. For what defamation of character for defamation because people should be able to do this to someone and regarding those decades long claims that Kelly is involved with minors. Does he deny ever having. A sexual relationship with someone who is under the age of consent yes. He actually does with C merit toll when she was fifteen he was married to when she was fifteen. Ellis was merged Priscilla but sold then fifteen is not of the age of legal consent. Right I mean like except that my understanding is that she did not claim to be fifty. And in order to get married she had to lie about her age and he is saying that he had no idea no idea. Also responding to current allegations being made by the savage family. They say. Still some producer came and found that was not exactly true because the savages do have police reports that they filed Wright saying that. Who first made allegations and when he first made allegations he had his younger daughter. Present a video. Blasting. He's in this for his own personal game all of this coming on the heels of Lady Gaga does announcement that she's pulled her 2013. Collaboration with our Kelly. Do what you want from streaming services. We got to disarm with the 2004. And there were no problems now there were rumors about mr. Kelly that got what does change between then and I'll tell you what's changed between then and now. She says if I don't disclaim my association with them it might hurt my chance to get an Oscar. That's exactly what it is. And now joining the chorus of voices condemning. His own daughter the oldest of his three children who wrote a lengthy post calling her dad a monster saying quote I am well aware of who and what he is. I grew up in that house Byron. Lindsey Davis in Chicago thank you for it so very much.

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