If you were thinking that Spotify’s new “hate content and hateful conduct policy”—which was faulty to begin with—would stop other alleged abusers’ music from being promoted, think again.
R. Kelly, determined to beat out a hefty group of competitors for this year’s title of Worst Man, claimed in a viral video that it’s “too late” for critics to ruin his career, despite the slew of women who’ve come forward of late to accuse the singer of sexual abuse.
On May 10, Spotify announced that it was removing R. Kelly’s songs from its branded playlists, but not from the streaming service entirely. The move, part of Spotify’s new “hate content policy,” was undoubtedly influenced by the #MuteRKelly campaign, which in addition to asking RCA Records and Ticketmaster to drop R.…
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, one of whom I adore and one of whom I merely tolerate, are casually dating! This is as scintillated as I’ve been since the Grimes/Elon Musk news came down. Sorry, c.
R. Kelly’s time of reckoning seems to be here, and it’s growing as more women come forward with stories of sexual abuse from within and outside of his alleged sex cult. Some of the women’s families are working closely with Lifetime on its upcoming R. Kelly docuseries.
On Thursday, Spotify removed R. Kelly’s music from their promoted playlists as part of a new “hate content and hateful conduct policy.” Now, R. Kelly has responded to the decision, again denying the claims of sexual misconduct that have followed him for decades. In a lengthy, wordy statement provided to Variety,…
Those who still feel the desire to listen to R. Kelly’s music will have to actively look for it on Spotify, thanks to the new Hate Content & Hateful Conduct Policy that went into effect on Thursday.
Two more women have come forward with allegations against R. Kelly, just days after the Women of Color committee within the Time’s Up movement threw its support behind the #MuteRKelly campaign and the singer’s representatives responded by calling it a “lynching.”
The Women of Color committee within Time’s Up has announced they’re joining the online #MuteRKelly campaign.
R. Kelly’s attorney, publicist, and executive assistant have all reportedly resigned and more may be leaving his team soon.
A woman has accused singer R. Kelly of intentionally infecting her with a sexually transmitted disease when she was 19, in addition to holding her against her will, plying her with illegal drugs and alcohol, and assaulting her. The accuser’s attorney says Kelly was attempting to groom her for a sex cult the singer has…
For the past 17 years, singer R. Kelly has been accused of sexual misconduct against teenagers and creating teen pornography, keeping several women in a “cult,” and most recently “training” a 14-year-old girl to be his “pet,” according to a new BBC documentary. Through all this he has maintained his career signed to…
Georgia police announced on Wednesday that they identified a suspect who they say stole absolutely everything out of R. Kelly’s two Atlanta homes while the singer was on tour, then probably sold the items off.
A former Dallas DJ shared disturbing claims about her past relationship with R. Kelly to Rolling Stone, including allegations of physical assault, psychological abuse, starvation, manipulation, and forced sex acts with other women.
Another woman from R. Kelly’s inner circle has come forward, claiming she and the singer had sex when she was just 15. She alleges that after their sexual contact, she pursued a cash settlement and Kelly asked her to sign nondisclosure agreements in order to keep their relationship a secret.
Writers of Jezebel spend a lot of time thinking about bad men. Despite what MRA forums may tell you, it’s not that we seek them out or get pleasure from reporting on them because, in reality, it’s terribly depressing how many there are and that so many of them are powerful and seemingly untouchable.
R. Kelly, who was recently accused of running a sex cult in which he brainwashed and held young women, canceled four of his 10 upcoming tour dates on Monday, reportedly due to low ticket sales.
Singer R. Kelly claimed to have “raised” one of his teenage sexual conscripts since the age of “14 or 15,” according to a sometime member of his entourage who spoke to Jezebel about life inside the singer’s inner circle. The woman confirmed details published this week in a disturbing BuzzFeed story, telling Jezebel…