R. Kelly stopped paying to spite his ex-wife.
A source close to Kelly tells the publication that the singer apparently tried to stay in contact with his offspring, but Drea “brainwashed” them.
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R. Kelly made his first television interview last week and chatted with Gayle King where he became, loud, emotional and defensive when discussing all the allegations against him. “How am I supposed to pay child support if my ex-wife is destroying my name and I can’t work,” Kelly yelled to the camera crew. “If I can’t work, how can I get paid to take care of my kids.”
Gayle later discussed the interview and explained how she wasn’t afraid during Kelly’s dramatic outburst. “We’ve seen him storm out of interviews before, so I thought he was going to do that. I was thinking, I’m not done with my questions. What can I do to save this interview?” Gayle explained.“I decided that if I sat there quietly, make eye contact with him, he would know I’m not going anywhere, that I’m just waiting for him to finish whatever this is.”