The final time R. Kelly shared something on Instagram was January 1, however at this time he returned to want his daughter a contented 21st birthday. Kelly’s relationship along with his daughter Joann Kelly has been a strained one, however Kelly took to social media to publicly serenade her. “Happy Birthday child. Daddy loves you. I really like you, it doesn’t matter what, I really like you a lot,” Kelly mentioned within the clip earlier than blowing his daughter a kiss.
Joann, who goes by the identify Buku Abi and can also be the daughter of Drea Kelly, the singer’s ex-wife, beforehand acknowledged that she hasn’t seen her father in years, nor does she have a relationship with him. Back in January, she took to social media to interrupt her silence in regards to the sexual assault accusations in opposition to Kelly by writing, “Before I begin I simply need it to be recognized that I’m talking from the guts, nothing I say or don’t say is to harm ANY occasion studying this or affected by this. To the those who really feel I must be talking up/in opposition to all the pieces that is occurring proper now. I simply need you all to know that devastated is an understatement for all that I really feel at present,” she wrote. “I do apologize if my silence to all that’s occurring comes off as careless.”
“That is my final intention. I pray for all of the households & girls who’ve been affected by my father’s actions,” she continued. “Trust, I’ve been deeply affected by all of this…My mom, siblings and I might by no means condone, help or be part of ANYTHING unfavourable he has performed and or continues to do in his life.”
Kelly is reportedly on the middle of two investigations: one the place he is been charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse, and one other that could be a federal investigation into doable intercourse trafficking.