R. Kelly allegedly compelled one in every of his alleged “intercourse slave” victims to deceive cops within the occasion she was questioned about their relationship, based on her household.
Kin of Joycelyn Savage declare they’ve audio recordings of the “I Consider I Can Fly” singer proving his coercion – which had been amongst a mountain of digital proof turned over to federal prosecutors in New York, TMZ reported Thursday.
Sources instructed the gossip web site that the Savages additionally had emails and texts between them and Kelly’s ex-assistant Cheryl Mack, who allegedly organized a 2015 assembly between Joycelyn and the R&B star in Palm Springs, California, that modified the whole lot.
It was after that encounter that Joycelyn, then 19, agreed to maneuver in with him – with out her mother and father’ information. She’s been dwelling with him since, together with Azriel Clary, 21.
In among the Kelly recordings, the 52-year-old is heard speaking about how he’d cover his relationship with Joycelyn, 23, based on TMZ. In one other, he allegedly calls for that she textual content him saying she was mendacity – proof he’d use towards her if she ever turned on him.
Throughout a gathering final week in Atlanta, the Savages additionally supplied the feds with social media messages from Kelly’s crew from through the years that they are saying present he had others making an attempt to recruit younger ladies for him.
Gerald Griggs, who represents the Savages, declined to remark, as did the Brooklyn US Legal professional’s Workplace.
Kelly’s lawyer Steve Greenberg mentioned, “We aren’t going to proceed to handle nameless rumors. Any further we’re solely going to cope with info.”
Kelly, who’s going through sexual abuse fees out of Chicago, has described each younger ladies as his girlfriends – however their mother and father imagine they’re being held towards their will as a part of his intercourse cult.