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15th Jan 2019

Surviving R. Kelly documentary will air on Irish television in February

Rudi Kinsella

R Kelly

The documentary has caused a massive reaction online.

A docu-series following the life of well-known R&B singer R. Kelly aired on Lifetime in America at the start of this month, and it has sparked a brand new wave of discussion surrounding the singer since its release.

Surviving R. Kelly shows survivors and people from his inner circle coming forward with new allegations about his sexual, mental, and physical abuse.

And although a lot of people have already streamed and watched the documentary online, it has now been revealed that it will air on Irish television in February this year.

The first two episodes of Surviving R. Kelly will air on the Crime & Investigation channel on 5 February at 10pm and 11 pm, and the remaining four will air every Tuesday from then on.

You can watch the trailer for the topical documentary here:

Clip via Lifetime.

The purpose of the documentary is to take a closer look at the many allegations of abuse, predatory behaviour, and paedophilia that have surrounded the singer for the entirety of his lengthy career.

The six-part series also examines his illegal marriage with Aaliyah, which took place when he was 27 and Aaliyah was 14.

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