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A six-part series about the controversial R&B star R. Kelly which features several women making allegations of abuse by him.
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Tarana Burke Tarana Burke ...  Herself 6 episodes, 2019
Kathy Chaney Kathy Chaney ...  Herself 6 episodes, 2019
Candice Norcott Candice Norcott ...  Herself 6 episodes, 2019
Toure ...  Himself 6 episodes, 2019
Jody Adewale Jody Adewale ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2019
Nelson George ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2019
Andrea Kelly Andrea Kelly ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2019
Jamilah Lemieux Jamilah Lemieux ...  Herself / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Tracii McGregor Tracii McGregor ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2019
Ann Powers Ann Powers ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2019
Sparkle Sparkle ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2019
Wendy Williams ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2019
Jovante Cunningham Jovante Cunningham ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Kitti Jones Kitti Jones ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
John Legend ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Gem Pratts Gem Pratts ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Lisa Van Allen Lisa Van Allen ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Craig J. Williams Craig J. Williams ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Jacques Conway Jacques Conway ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
Bruce Kelly Bruce Kelly ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
Carey Kelly Carey Kelly ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
Lizzette Martinez Lizzette Martinez ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Khadija Monk Khadija Monk ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Oronike Odeleye Oronike Odeleye ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Jerhonda Pace Jerhonda Pace ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Abdon Pallasch Abdon Pallasch ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
Faith Rodgers Faith Rodgers ...  Survivor 3 episodes, 2019
Leslie Segar Leslie Segar ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Demetrius Smith Demetrius Smith ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
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A six-part series about the controversial R&B star R. Kelly which features several women making allegations of abuse by him.

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3 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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Surviving R. Kelly See more »

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On January 18, 2018, soon after this docuseries aired, Sony/RCA announced that they were dropping R. Kelly from the record label. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Idris Elba/Khalid (2019) See more »

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Compelling stories & important subject, but poorly executed
13 January 2019 | by safcineSee all my reviews

Look at Leah Remini's Scientology and the Aftermath for how to tell stories of abuse and survivors. In this they muddled the stories between episodes, and they were told incomplete and disjointed, with nothing linking them, which is a shame, because they deserved better. An episode on R. Kelly's predatory behavior in schools, another on the music industries lack of response, another on the sex tape, another on his childhood, others focusing on each survivor would have been more compelling.


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