#AskRKelly Twitter Chat Didn’t Go Quite as the Singer Planned

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    r-kelly1R. Kelly, the veteran R&B singer poised to make a major comeback with the release of his latest album “Black Panties,” tried a little consumer engagement on Twitter and didn’t get quite what he was expecting.

    There have been intense reactions—from supporters and critics alike—to Kelly’s return to the spotlight.

    The singer infamously dodged prosecution on 14 child pornography charges in 2008 after “allegedly” filming himself having sex and urinating on a 13-year-old girl. In 1994, he  married late “Age Ain’t Nothin’ But A Number” singer Aaliyah when she was just 15-years-old; the union was ultimately annulled. Add those things to persistent rumors that his predilection for underage girls spans his entire career, and there are some people who can’t bring themselves to listen to his music.

    And they were not shy about expressing their disgust on Twitter.

    Read selected tweets from #AskRKelly below:

    I want all my fans and everyone out there to know that this is REALLY me answering your questions, so fire away #AskRKelly #BlackPanties

    — R. Kelly (@rkelly) December 10, 2013

    I got a cousins birthday coming up what are are 7 year old into now a days? #AskRKelly

    — natalie (@BlahitsNataliee) December 11, 2013

    @rkelly #askrkelly on a scale of one to rkelly how much do you enjoy peeing on people

    — schmollerz (@schmollerz) December 11, 2013

    How many school dances will you be attending this year? #AskRKelly

    — natalie (@BlahitsNataliee) December 11, 2013

    So @rkelly only answered 16 questions,the perv really cannot do anything over 18 #AskRkelly

    — Baba Drake (@BatanaiTuwe) December 10, 2013

    Half the black women in Chicago have a “@rkelly used to post up by my school & pick up teen girls* so let’s skip the excuses. #AskRKelly

    — Mikki Kendall (@Karnythia) December 10, 2013

    Gimme the location of your new favorite place to prey on underage girls so I can alert the cops? #AskRKelly

    — Jamie Nesbitt Golden (@thewayoftheid) December 10, 2013

    I thought she reminded you of your JEEP, why did it turn out she reminded you of your Power Wheel (pow pow power wheel)? #AskRKelly

    — Surely, Bassey (@Basseyworld) December 10, 2013

    Do you realize the phrase “robbing the cradle” isn’t a pick-up strategy? #AskRKelly @rkelly

    — Princess Fea (@ashe_phoenix) December 10, 2013

    Hey @rkelly is there such a thing as too young for you? And what would that be – 5, 6? #AskRKelly

    — Carolyn Edgar (@carolynedgar) December 10, 2013

    When you wrote 12 Play, were you teaching your boo how to count? #AskRKelly

    — Petty Cakes (@Ur_N_Good_Hands) December 10, 2013

    Do you write love letters in the form of permission slips? #AskRKelly

    — Kneel Before Oz (@letsgetfree13) December 10, 2013

    RT @VigMusic On a scale from 1 to 10, how old is your girlfriend? #AskRKelly

    — Johnnie Johnson (@j_boi3000) December 11, 2013

    #AskRKelly is her body still callin or did her parents let her use the house phone?

    — Mr. SOMETHING Else! (@theTAQEOVER) December 10, 2013

    So, do you pay to have Chuck E. Cheese shut down just for your romantic evening? #AskRKelly

    — Kneel Before Oz (@letsgetfree13) December 10, 2013

    #AskRKelly is it true when you volunteer to play Santa at the mall so you can get lap dances?

    — tob wills (@strongarm4) December 11, 2013

    #AskRKelly on a scale of blue ivy to willow smith what’s the oldest female you would date?

    — tob wills (@strongarm4) December 10, 2013

    While R. Kelly has his die-hard supporters who never fail to mention that he should be allowed to move on from his past, there are many more who can not forgive his alleged victimization of underage girls and have permanently boycotted his music.

    As Facebook user Zahir  Oluwaseyi wrote:

    How does [R. Kelly] still get a pass? This dude has raped multiple girls (a teenager, legally, can not consent to sex). This dude is a pervert and should be in prison. Let’s see, in 94 he married a 15 year old. In 96 he was sued for sleeping with another 15 year old. In 2000 his manager quit saying it was because Kelly needed psychiatric help because of his addiction to little girls. In 2002 he was finally arrested for the infamous sex tape (the girl was in the 8th grade at the time). And those are just the teenagers that we know about. Who knows how many countless others have been destroyed by this piece of garbage. Yes, he makes great music but he is also a terrible human being and that should mean something. To all the people copping pleas for this sick b*st*rd, imagine if your daughter, younger sister or little cousin was 13 and a 30 year old man was sleeping with her. Would you still be okay with this demon?

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