Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration, calls sexual assault allegations ‘horrifying'

Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration, calls sexual assault allegations ‘horrifying'

Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration, calls sexual assault allegations ‘horrifying'

Gaga released the single in 2013, five years after R. Kelly was acquitted on 14 counts of child pornography.

A MI woman who claimed she had a six-year relationship with R. Kelly since she was 16 years old, spoke to WGN News to share her story. "The song is called 'Do What U Want (With My Body),' I think it's clear how explicitly twisted my thinking was at the time", Gaga said in the statement.

Now, Aguilera is praising Gaga for speaking out and "doing the right thing" in an Instagram message posted Friday. She said she should have sought therapy or other help instead.

The singer, 32, collaborated with R. Kelly on the track "Do What U Want (With My Body)", a song which was made during "a dark time" in her life, she said in a statement posted on Twitter. "I'm happy where I'm at and everything is OK with me", she said.

Even in 2013, Gaga's decision to partner with Kelly was considered controversial. She said she wanted to tell her story for a long time.

R. Kelly has denied all the allegations of physical abuse, emotional abuse, and sexual misconduct.

Lady Gaga has worked closely with R. Kelly in the past and chose to speak out and reveal her thoughts surrounding the situation. But its main goal was to give a voice to dozens of women who accused the hit-maker of long-term abuse, according to the creators.

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx asked potential victims to come forward after reports Georgia prosecutors opened a criminal probe in response to the series. His music streamed 870,316 times on January 2, the day before the series premiere, but Nielsen said Thursday Kelly's music garnered almost 1.73 million streams after the sixth episode aired January 6.

"There is nothing that can be done to investigate these allegations without the cooperation of both victims and witnesses".

Her office covers Chicago where Kelly has a home.

TMZ reported that police received a call informing them that Kelly was at the club and there was a warrant for his arrest, but after officers arrived at the venue and made contact with the singer, they were informed there actually was no warrant.

Kelly's lawyer Steve Greenberg has continued to insist that his client has committed no crimes. The Queen album creator indicated she only mentioned Gaga to point out a double standard, but Minaj eventually deleted the tweet.

He said the claims in the series are "nothing" and that "if Mr. Kelly had done anything wrong you would expect to hear facts, not the pitchfork posse".

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