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Celebrity Twitter reacts to Surviving R.Kelly

Lady Gaga pulled her duet with R.Kelly from streaming platforms

R.Kelly is one of the best-selling R&B stars of the 90s who has dueted with some of pop's biggest stars such as Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey and Celine Dion. He has achieved global success despite the fact, allegations of abuse have followed him throughout his entire career.

Surviving R.Kelly which will premiere, February 5th in the UK on Crime+Investigation is an explosive new series that investigates these rumours and lays bare the dark side of the self-styled Pied Piper.

Needless to say, the series which has already been aired in the US  has got a lot of people talking online. Here's a roundup of what celebrity tweeters are saying about the series, some of whom have worked with, or associated with R.Kelly himself.

Lady Gaga

In a long, emotional posts where she discusses her own experience of sexual abuse, Lady Gaga announced that she is pulling Do What U Want, her duet with R. Kelly from streaming services. 

Kevin Hart

The show encouraged comedian, Kevin Hart to talk with his kids about issues raised in the series.

Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams, the 2018 Democratic candidate for Governor of Georgia, gave thanks to victims who fought to have their voices heard.

John Legend

John Legend who was interviewed for the documentary explained why he wanted to be involved.

Jada Pinkett Smith was confused as to why R. Kelly's music sales have spiked despite the allegations raised in Surviving R. Kelly.

Jada Pinkett Smith