The clock is ticking down on shamed R&B singer R. Kelly amid the release of the bombshell Surviving R. Kelly docu-series exposé and the testimonies of several survivors sharing their stories of molestation, rape, coercion, and other sexual abuses at the hands of the Pied Piper.
Now that he’s reportedly under criminal investigation following the documentary, those same survivors are cooperating with law officials to make sure that their stories are not only heard, but handled the correct way this time: the cold, hard, proof. According to TMZ, one survivor and the families of two others will reportedly present evidence for the prosecution of Robert Kelly to Chicago indicters, as revealed in on Tuesday night (January 8). And according to their statements, said evidence could be just what they need to finally crack down on the Chocolate Factory artist once and for all.
This comes after Foxx publicly expressed her disgust after watching the Lifetime documentary and urged victims and anyone connected to information regarding other victims to come forth.
The survivor does not live in Chicago however, TMZ points out, so the team will contact appropriate authorities on behalf of the client.
The Blast additionally reports that prosecutors working on the Georgia criminal investigation of R. Kelly have been sifting through Surviving R. Kelly. They reportedly plan to use findings from their follow-ups on the information provided in the documentary as key evidence that could lead to nailing Kelly to a conviction (or several) as well.
We’ll keep you posted on more updates as they become available.