Over A Decade Ago, ‘The Boondocks’ Ridiculed Everyone for Ignoring R. Kelly’s Abuse

Over A Decade Ago, ‘The Boondocks’ Ridiculed Everyone for Ignoring R. Kelly’s Abuse
“Surviving R. Kelly,” the six-part Lifetime documentary series detailing sexual abuse allegations against the R&B singer, has caused the music industry and the nation at large to reexamine R. Kelly’s career on and off stage. The series includes interviews with survivors of R. Kelly’s alleged abuse, and has led to a newly opened criminal investigation against Kelly in Georgia. As shockwaves continue to ripple through the media industry, a 2005 episode of the adult animated series “The Boondocks” has attracted thousands of eyeballs on Reddit for a scene in which the character Huey slams people for celebrating the extremely problematic R. Kelly.

The episode, “The Trial of R. Kelly,” was the second episode of the first season of “The Boondocks” and was written by series creator Aaron McGruder and Rodney Barnes. The plot dreamt up what the trail might’ve looked like where R. Kelly was charged with urinating on an underage girl.
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