Andrea Lee Kelly, ex-wife to embattled singer, R.Kelly has pop out to blast Lifetime TV, after the media area launched a brand new documentary follow-up ‘surviving R Kelly phase II: The Reckoning’ on Wednesday.
The brand new sequence airing in 3 portions on Jan. 2, three and four, will read about the have an effect on of the unique sequence, which was once first broadcast in January 2019. As well as, it is going to additionally supply an replace at the long record of R. Kelly‘s criminal battles, that have unfold throughout more than one states.
Andrea or Drea as she is popularly recognized, says she might be suing lifetime after the corporate used video clips from the primary ‘Surviving Kelly’ sequence within the trailer of the brand new Surviving Kelly II documentary with out her permission.
Drea desires to make it transparent that she has not anything to do with the brand new documentary, and says she could be very offended with the media corporate particularly after she gained such a lot of threats following her pivotal function within the first documentary and the corporate did not anything to offer protection to her or the opposite ladies concerned within the documentary.
Drea says she warned Lifetime to stick off her and her circle of relatives within the new documentary and didn’t give them permission to make use of her voice, symbol or likeness within the new documentary as the corporate didn’t do any follow-up or check out any of the ladies used for the primary documentary…
Drea says the trailer is deceptive and “she has no involvement, didn’t approve any pictures or stills of her likeness and isn’t actively selling, nor consulting the follow-up sequence.”
“It was once delivered to Drea Kelly’s consideration that [Surviving R. Kelly Part II] promotions, together with the creation and more than a few segments of the sequence portrays the likeness of Ms. Kelly regardless of her adamant requests and refusal to take part in mentioned manufacturing,” her consultant mentioned in a observation got by way of PEOPLE.
“Ms. Kelly fears that it’s going to misinform audiences to consider she was once a complete player within the follow-up sequence. The historical past and movements that happened earlier than, all through and after the filming of the primary documentary led Ms. Kelly to say no taking part on a lot of events, together with as contemporary as June of this yr.”
She mentioned that the manufacturing corporate reached out to her “youngsters, rapid members of the family & friends, regardless of her request no longer to take action,” lacked “emotional strengthen and warfare solution help” for one of the vital on-film survivors, failed to offer right kind aftercare and strengthen for the survivors, and insufficient “safety all the way through the scope of the documentary’s screening and promotional excursions.”