Posted by on January 5, 2019 8:06 am
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On Thursday night, millions tuned in to watch Surviving R. Kelly, Lifetime’s eye-opening docuseries exploring R&B singer R. Kelly’s decades of preying on young girls. The program featured emotional testimonies from a number of Kelly’s victims, who say they were groomed from an early age, abused, and ultimately discarded.

The series not only shined a necessary light on Kelly, an artist who managed to stay on top for years even after marrying an underage Aaliyah and filming a sex tape with a 14-year-old girl, but also music’s statutory rape problem, with everyone from Chuck Berry and Jimmy Page to David Bowie and Ted Nugent accused of preying on underage girls.

And the day after Surviving R. Kelly aired, a disturbing video surfaced on Twitter featuring the rapper Drake.

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