Disgraced American R&B superstar Robert Kelly, more popularly known as R. Kelly is allegedly gearing up to expose several celebrities who he says have been involved in paedophilia.
The Sex Me singer was on September 28 found guilty of racketeering, including acts of bribery and sexual exploitation of a child, along with separate charges of sex trafficking.
According to reports, Kelly’s legal team is supposedly trying to work out a deal with prosecutors to reduce his jail time. As a condition of the deal, Kelly would need to provide evidence to police on other celebrities who have been involved with underage girls.
Following Kelly’s guilty verdict, he is reportedly feeling abandoned and scorned by his many celebrity ‘friends’ in the music industry, who he says immediately turned their backs on him the moment he was arrested for the sex crimes.
Speculation is rife that the 54-year-old is ready to exact revenge on some of his peers in the music industry by exposing their dirty secrets to the world.
‘Maybe it’s desperation‘?
A desperate Kelly is now willing to do whatever he can to obtain a wee bit of favour and leniency from the judge at his sentencing hearing set for May 4, 2022.
Though Kelly is looking at life in prison, the “mandatory minimum” of 10 years for his crimes is also likely.
Until then he will remain in custody at the Metropolitan Detention Centre in Brooklyn as he awaits sentencing.
According to the claims, the chart-topping singer intends to put some of the biggest traffickers in Hollywood on blast, allegedly including a “rapper” and a “big singer”.
‘He’s getting Epsteined’ – R. Kelly trends worldwide on Twitter
The story garnered so much traction that the I Believe I Can Fly singer started to trend on Twitter worldwide on Monday (October 4) with fans speculating on some of the big named artistes that could be exposed by Kelly.
Fans are also saying that Kelly could suffer a similar fate as Jeffrey Epstein, who was found dead in his prison cell on August 10, 2019, after being arrested for the sex trafficking of minors.
“He’s getting Epsteined,” a user tweeted in response to the claims that the singer is getting ready to spill the beans.
The circumstances surrounding Epstein’s death were deemed suspicious by the public who found it strange that he was found dead due to an alleged suicide amid rumours that he was going to expose high profile figures in society that were involved in his sex trafficking ring.
American hip hop manager and entrepreneur Cash ‘Wack 100’ Jones took to his Instagram page to react to the reports about Kelly’s alleged plans to ‘snitch’.
“Uh oh some of y’all in trouble – you know who you are,” he said.
In several Twitter threads, users were encouraging Kelly to blow the whistle before they try to silence him.
“R. Kelly needa hurry up and snitch before they hush his ass,” one user tweeted.
“First of all R. Kelly going snitch. Lol y’all thought your favorite rapper or producer was safe? Lol negative,” another chimed in.
“R. Kelly finna snitch on others including Chris Stokes. Ooh, from what I know personally of him this finna get juicy,” added another.