R. Kelly: Was the Daycare Bomb Scare Planned by His Associates?
The R. Kelly saga just keeps getting more dramatic. After it was revealed a female friend of his bailed him out of jail (reports say her name is Valencia Love), there has been a lot of curiosity about who his friend is and why she felt compelled to help the singer out.
It was reported the daycare center where the woman used to work received a bomb threat. However, something seems a bit off. Could the bomb threat have been made up so the attention could be taken off R. Kelly and his legal woes?
R. Kelly admitted he doesn’t like the media attention he’s been receiving
In his 19-minute song “I Admit,” R. Kelly sings about the sexual abuse allegations, his life, and how the media attention has been affecting him. Apparently, he’s tired of the scrutiny and wants it to stop. He attributes the media circus to aging him. In one line, R. Kelly pleads with people to let him age gracefully:
I have been f***** by so many damn managers
While they push me out front of these cameras
They tryna lock me up like Bill
Just wanna do my music, stop stressin’ me
Please just let me age gracefully
The daycare bomb scare resembles another threat allegedly linked to R. Kelly
If you think this situation sounds familiar, that’s because it is. Not too long ago, a New York City screening for Lifetime’s docuseries Surviving R. Kelly was evacuated after a gun threat was received. The venue was evacuated after two anonymous calls were received, reports Variety. Some of R. Kelly’s accusers were at the event, including his ex-wife, Andrea Kelly, Kitti Jones, Asante Jones, Lizzette Martinez, Lisa Van Allen and Jerhonda Pace. The women were featured in the docuseries and were supposed to speak about the alleged abuse at the Lifetime event. One of R. Kelly’s associates, Donnel Russell, was later named a person of interest.
Was Valencia Love really the person who bailed R. Kelly out of jail?
Most of the time, nothing is as it seems. There’s usually another layer to the story, especially when it comes to situations like the one with R. Kelly. Although R. Kelly’s lawyer said the singer is broke, Love claimed the money used for the bail didn’t belong to her. She said the money belonged to R. Kelly.
Considering R. Kelly’s financial woes, it’s hard to believe the $100,000 bail money was all his. We think R. Kelly might have received financial help from his sister, Theresa Kelly, or from her church. During an interview on Unwine with Tasha K., R. Kelly’s brother, Carey Kelly, said his brother has given Theresa and her church “large denominations of money.” Perhaps Theresa or the church decided to come together and help R. Kelly after he fell on hard times.
What’s next for R. Kelly
The drama is far from over. R. Kelly is expected to appear in court on March 22.
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