Kelly shouts, cries during interview with CBS This Morning’s Gayle King

R. Kelly Pleads He’s ‘Fighting’ For His Life In Interview About Sexual Abuse Charges

R. Kelly Pleads He’s ‘Fighting’ For His Life In Interview About Sexual Abuse Charges

Kelly denies holding any women against their will.

"I was never afraid, I never thought that R Kelly was going to hurt me", King tells ET. The charges involve females dating back to 1998, and include three underage girls.

In fact, Winfrey even weighed in on the reactions surrounding King's R. Kelly interview. "I have been assassinated". I had two cases back then that I said in the beginning of the interview that I would not talk about because of my ongoing case now.

He cried as he hit his hands together. "I'm fighting for my f-ing life".

Two women whose parents claim were kidnapped by R. Kelly and brainwashed to join his sed to run this Friday on "CBS In The Morning".

He added, "I'm talking about the power of social media". "I understand that", she said. I've given you 30 years of my f****g career! His behavior toward women has been scrutinized ever since it was revealed that at 27, he illegally married his 15-year-old protege Aaliyah (her parents had the union expunged). Why would I hold all these women?

There's little doubt the full videos are going to go viral as millions tuned into the dynamic Lifetime documentary Surviving R. Kelly that in turn resulted in 10 sexual misconduct charges of abuse against the Grammy victor.

In 2008, Kelly was tried on several counts of child pornography, stemming from a tape that prosecutors said showed Kelly having sex with a minor. I understand that you're happy, but why haven't you been able to call any of your family or friends, or come to your granddaddy's funeral? "Why would I?" Kelly replied. The witness turned the tape over to authorities and identified the girl, who repeatedly states her age on the footage, according to court documents. He has pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse.

In an interview with CBS's Gayle King, which aired on CBS This Morning on Wednesday, Kelly grew angry and denied breaking any laws when it comes to his treatment of women, addressing allegations that he had sex with underage women and held women captive.

LOOOOOOL R Kelly is an absolute disgrace. They said they had hopes she would become Kelly's protégé.

"At no point did this family sell their daughter to anyone or provide their daughter for anything for money", attorney Gerald Griggs said.

CBS News National Correspondent Jericka Duncan said on CBS Evening News on Tuesday the entire interview was about an hour and 20 minutes long.

"This is not me", he said in a clip from the interview, which aired Wednesday morning.

In the interview, King asked: "Do you still sit here and say you have never been with underage girls?" Kelly also addressed the camera and described accusations that he has detained women against their will as "stupid".

"That's stupid, use your common sense", he adds. "To make all of this stuff that's going on now feels real to people", Kelly told King.

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