R. Kelly may finally be getting the hint that the allegations against him are pretty serious.
On Monday, July 31, just days after he vowed to continue touring, Kells canceled four of the ten upcoming dates on his “After Party” tour. A Dallas show was canceled, as well as one in Los Angeles and two in Louisiana.
Sources claim the shows were nixed due to poor ticket sales, which may allude to fans being fed up with the Chicagoan’s controversial behavior. Following the cancelations, Kelly hired a crisis team to fight accusations that he’s the mastermind and leader of an abusive sex cult taking place at his homes in Atlanta and Chicago.
Although Kelly denied the accusations, sources claim he hired the crisis team because there is some truth to it all. His publicist Trevian Kutti told Page Six, “Mr. Robert Kelly is both alarmed and disturbed by the recent revelations attributed to him. Mr. Kelly unequivocally denies such accusations and will work diligently and forcibly to pursue his accusers and clear his name.” The singer and Kutti are reportedly plotting to undermine the alleged victims’ families, who insist Kelly is holding their loved ones hostage.
Adding to the damage control, R. Kelly also hired Bill Cosby’s former lawyer Monique Pressley to assist in managing the allegations. Hopefully, he is finally realizing he can’t sing his way out of this one.