Everything You NTK About R. Kelly's Daughter, Who Broke Her Silence About Allegations Against Her Dad

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 05:  Drea Kelly and Daughter Jaya attends "Growing Up Hip Hop" Atlanta premiere at SCADshow on January 5, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Robin L Marshall/Getty Images)

Everything You NTK About R. Kelly's Daughter, Who Broke Her Silence About Allegations Against Her Dad

For starters, she says she hasn't spoken to him in years.

Published January 11th

Now that R. Kelly's estranged daughter has broken her silence regarding the distressing allegations of abuse against him in Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docu-series, we wanted to find out more about Joann Lee Kelly. For starters, like her mom, Andrea “Drea” Kelly, she says she does not agree or condone the behavior by her father and expresses sympathy for the alleged victims. She claims to having not spoken to the 52-year-old singer in years.

“The same monster you all confronting me about is my father. I am well aware of who and what he is. I grew up in that house…” she said in a statement on her Insta Stories.

Here’s some more about R. Kelly’s only daughter:

  1. Joann Lee Kelly goes by the stage name Buku Abi and is 21-years-old.
  2. She's The Oldest Of R. Kelly's Three Children with Drea Kelly, that include her brother Robert Kelly Jr., 17, and transgender brother Jay Kelly, 19
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    🤞🏾🤞🏾🤞🏾

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  3. She's A Singer and Currently Has New Music On The Way
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    I can’t feel myself

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  4. She's Graceful Like Her Mom, Who Is A Choreographer and dancer
  5. She Enjoys Recreational Activities
  6. She Has A 'Son' ... A.K.A. her pup
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    me and my son👹

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Written by BET Staff

(Photo by Robin L Marshall/Getty Images)

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