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@CurateZAR so true, he is a disgusting monster who should be in prison.
@PardonTheCharm He may never actually get convicted but all the evidence and testimonies are more than enough for me to say.. Fuck R. Kelly
My wish is that one day he will never be played on the radio again he disgusts me I have never supported his music and never will . I hope the sob burns in hell
@aekeegan @RevLadyCharChar I will also be the first to say that an artist's insides usually have no bearing on whether I'm a fan… Ye, for ex
@aekeegan @RevLadyCharChar No judgment for how you'd end up with it, but I had never thought about it all this way.
@ceodonovan yeah I know, but Jimmy Kimmel didn’t do those things :(
@Kae_Rozay that nigga can sing though
@JimDeRogatis: "The saddest fact I've learned is nobody matters less to our society than young black women. Nobody." #rkelly #rape #feminism
NOTE: links to E Loftus's work soon after this post is NOT speculation as to veracity of Kelly's victims. The evidence is too great to deny.
@allisauce24 Yep. Saw that.
@TimBaffoe He is a terrible human being. Love that Fiesta remix though.
@rittbomm @Vice_Is_Hip he peed heh heh
@alexxxaedwards @sdnomaidsaniram everyone makes mistakes
@MadBeare *shudders*... Okay so accepting the strong possibility that R Kelly's in the wrong... Bump 'n' grind's lyrics are ICK... Bleargh
@SadFactory Oh man. I knew about the Aaliyah thing and the sex tape, didn't know there were that many instances though :uhoh:
@Odd_Hack @its_rhetorical R Kelly even more disgusting because people have known about it for years and he's still embraced
I was sexually active at the age of 14. I knew exactly what I was doing. The sexual rush is the same at that age as it is when you're older, that kind of clouded, sexually charged, (but definitely there) mental judgement. Now, just because I knew what I was doing doesn't mean I didn't regret it after, or don't regret it now. Teenagers can say yes and know what they want, but whether or not what they want is the right thing to do is debatable. R.Kelly is a man who likes young women, teenagers, girls, whatever you want to call them. He's a "predator" if you consider these girls "pray". I've known girls like this in my past, calling them promiscuous will cause a lot of people to think of you as callous and sexist, but these girls are promiscuous. They were taught to be so by society, teaching them that sex is all they have to offer in life. R.Kelly is just a man, a weak willed man with a desire for something that our society as labeled as forbidden. NOW, calling him a rapist is not right. He didn't have sex with any unwilling girls.
I believe this article is slightly slanderous and demotes the "victims" to brainless sex dolls w/ no free will. That's wrong. They were aware, they knew, they were taught by society how to get by. R.Kelly is a creep, yes, but not a rapist.
Also, R.Kelly isn't a pedophile and labeling him so makes you ignorant. R. Kelly is a hebephile and could also be considered a ephebophile.
@PeachesMoony Yeah. It feels like some twilight zone shit when people don't get why Kells is such a creep.
@pebblesvsbrown no pebbles no!
@bklynbrwlr to be clear I'm not condoning the "alleged" activities in any way shape or form
@bklynbrwlr yeah i read this a few weeks ago. but as he still stands "not guilty" I'll use the alleged since courts can't seem to prove
@GuyHAnderson @MissBethAndrews - day off tomorrow, will give it a go :)
@aekeegan @RevLadyCharChar But, with this, when there's a lot of evidence. Sigh. It's tough.
Ikr! I bet he sounds even better when he's singing to little girls. “@DotMyNameOnYou: @Kae_Rozay that nigga can sing though”
"The saddest fact I've learned is nobody matters less to our society than young black women. Nobody." #rkelly
A mistake is something like writing a typo on a essay or giving someone the wrong food order at a restaurant what this sad sob has done and probably still doing is taking the innocence of your girls and RAPING THEM that's taking advantage not a mistake as u call it !
@NadiaHourihan yeah, reading that really took the enjoyment out of Sex In The Kitchen (which is a great song, but bleah)
@EdBajwa @its_rhetorical I mean... Woody just got a lifetime achievement award. Seems pretty well embraced.
What???? I'm sorry ur fucking dillusional it said in the article most girls were coerced and pushed into it and yes truth be told some of these young girls may know what there doing but doesn't make it right his end his an Adult ! There is no reason in world that he should be having sex with young girls ur sitting her putting all this responsibility on these young girl when even the ones that may have know what they wanted but obliviously didn't realize the seriousness of what they are getting into these Children! Should not be held responsible it really makes Me Sick how the evidence is in front of every on and because he's a great talent and he's well liked no one wants to face the fact that he's a serial Rapist some girls had the only intent to have admiration for this man and a relationship which most girls at this age dream about R.Kelly only intension was to hurt these girls and break there spirits
It really doesn't matter if they "knew what they were doing or not". In the eyes of the law they were CHILDREN. His wealth, success and fame put him in a position of power over them that when combined with his age makes it hard for them to even say no and also makes it, yup, RAPE. And just because you consider them "promiscuous" means they should have had their lives ruined?? You say none of the victims were unwilling yet some tried to KILL THEMSELVES. Do you really think that this kind of thing is okay? Rape isn't just about consent it's also about power. That's why teachers having sex with underage students is still rape. just because you think you know what you're doing at 14 does not mean you fully understand the consequences and ramifications of your actions and that of those around you. Scientific research into the development of teenagers' prefrontal cortex has proven that your judgment really isn't all the greatest at that age. And what are you talking about with "society taught them how to get by"? Are you seriously suggesting that 14 year old girls SEDUCED a man 2-3 times their age? For what? Money? Security? They were CHILDREN. Their bodies shouldn't have held any sexual attraction for him anyways and for you to sexualize them like that is really gross and also contributing to the stereotyping and hyper sexualisation of black females already so prevalent in society. You're making it sound like having sex with underage girls isn't something that should be forbidden. People who have sex with children aren't just "weak-willed", they. are. rapists.
@KissMyButtons You don't understand the definition of rape. Sex with a girl of 14 is statutory rape whether you believe she was forced into it or not. Legally, it is rape. Therefore this isn't really slander. If he, or you, or anyone above the age of consent has sex with someone under the age of consent, you are a statutory rapist. By law. Not by general opinion, by law.
@NakedWithSocks whats with all the R. Kelly posts? 1st the video comparison now this lol
@NakedWithSocks my point was the issue at hand isn't him looking it's him recruiting and taking it further. WAY too many times.
@MadBeare Is there any case for artistic distance?
@Odd_Hack @its_rhetorical I don't mean the GUY is more disgusting, I mean people are disgusting for knowing + ignoring
@bklynbrwlr the video tweet came while I was writing the post last night, then I got caught up listing to TP2.com until 1 am
@NadiaHourihan I don't think I have a stance, as such. I try to take these type of things case by case.
@MadBeare So your stance is only applicable to R Kelly?
@NadiaHourihan I used to think so, but it's hard to listen to an album of sex jams by a man who, in all likelihood, is a serial rapist.
@EdBajwa @Odd_Hack @its_rhetorical on R. Kelly, you know he is singing about sex with a 13 yr old, sorry no Jezebel not interested
@Odd_Hack @its_rhetorical True, and most of these fuckheads make excuses about how the girl was into it. Vomit.
@Odd_Hack @EdBajwa not a surprise thinkprogress.org/alyssa/2013/12…
@EdBajwa @its_rhetorical Polanski hasn't had many problems working...
@Odd_Hack @its_rhetorical like Sandusky, go after the most vulnerable
@Odd_Hack @its_rhetorical at very least should never work again. Going to be hard for people to make excuses about working with Woody now
@its_rhetorical @EdBajwa Sexual predators are expert at victim selection.
@its_rhetorical @Odd_Hack yup
@EdBajwa @Odd_Hack r kelly abused young black girls, who unfourtunaly society doesn't care about much, that's probably the difference
@EdBajwa @its_rhetorical They should both be in jail for the rest of their lives.