R. Kelly could be going to jail for a long time if he’s convicted in his criminal case for sexual abuse. Kellz girlfriends, Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage, have been showing up to court in support for the singer. However, Kellz reportedly provided a heavy amount of protection for Clary and Savage but this has caused Savage’s family to worry for their own safety.

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According to The Blast, Joycelyn Savage’s family wants to speak to their daughter “apart from anyone associated with Robert Sylvester Kelly.” The family’s attorney Gerald Giggs believes both Savage and Clary are suffering from Stockholm Syndrome. During the bond hearing, Giggs said they were “always in sight of Mr. Kelly’s associates.” He added, “Not once did Azriel Clary make eye contact with her parents, which is indicative of the manipulation and predatory behavior.”

Savage’s family have been worried about their safety if they travel to Chicago for Kellz’ criminal case. They previously told the Cook County State’s Attorney Office they will help them with anything they need. However, they need to make sure they have proper security around them, especially to protect them from Kelly’s team. Timothy Savage, Joycelyn’s father, has reportedly already been threatened by Kelly’s associates on two different occasions.

“In light of very serious death threats, which have all been reported to law enforcement, we will not travel to Chicago until we are confident that the Savages and I will not face harm of any kind,” Giggs said.

The family is still trying to have a private meeting with Joycelyn.