LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 30: R. Kelly performs onstage throughout R. Kelly, New Version and The Jacksons on the 2013 BET Expertise at Staples Heart on June 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photograph by Earl Gibson III/Getty Pictures for BET)
The Lifetime community launched the official trailer for Surviving R. Kelly, a six-hour docuseries exploring the abuse claims made in opposition to the R&B singer, on Monday.
The documentary is government produced by author, activist and filmmaker dream hampton and can hint Kelly’s life and profession from 1970 to the current. Kelly’s accusers gave harrowing accounts of the alleged sexual, psychological, bodily and emotional abuse they skilled on the hand of the singer.
In line with Rolling Stone, the collection options greater than 50 interviews from Kelly’s ex-wife Andrea Kelly, ex-girlfriend Kitti Jones and brothers Bruce and Carey. John Legend, Wendy Williams, R&B singer Sparkle and #MeToo founder Tarana Burke additionally participated in the documentary.
Surviving R. Kelly debuts on Lifetime on January third, 2019. I’m grateful for each survivor who sat with me and shared her story. Please watch our trailer right here: https://t.co/XHGciohJLn
— dream hampton (@dreamhampton) October 22, 2018
“Some very courageous black girls have trusted us with their tales, their fact and their trauma,” hampton stated in an announcement. “They’re survivors, and I’m honored to share their tales with the world.”
Surviving R. Kelly will air on Lifetime in three elements on Jan. 3 -Jan. 5 at 9 p.m. ET.