R. Kelly’s girlfriends defend him and blame their parents in CBS interview

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CNN also reported that court documents show Kelly owed more than $169,000 in unpaid child support to his ex-wife, Andrea Kelly, as of February 6.

A judge ordered the star to pay $161,663 by Wednesday. Kelly's publicist, Darryll Johnson added that Kelly was unable to pay the whole debt because his other legal troubles have prevented him from working. He did not attend that hearing and has since often refused to make the payments. Meanwhile, their parents claim that their daughters have been brainwashed by the R&B singer and are part of an alleged sex cult.

The victim said she and Kelly had sex again a few weeks later at a Detroit recording studio.

"On top of that, when I was 17, my parents were actually making me, trying to get me to take photos with him, take sexual videos with him, all kinds of stuff", said Clary.

The victim, now 30, said she and Kelly, 52, first had sex at a hotel in Detroit on December 30, 2001 and then at the singer's recording studio in The Motor City a few weeks later.

Kelly has repeatedly denied all accusations against him, and claims that both sets of parents "handed" their daughters over to him.

CNN has reached out to the parents of both women for comment on the allegations from Thursday's interview. "Azriel has suffered severe mental abuse at the hands of R. Kelly for years". On Wednesday, an emotional Kelly appeared on CBS Morning News for an interview, where at one point he yelled into the camera and began crying. "So when I met him, he thought that I was 18", she said. "I think one day years from now, everybody will look back on this and say it's very sad, very tawdry and just very very ugly".

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Savage backed up Clary's account of the situation.

"At no point did this family sell their daughter to anyone or provide their daughter for anything for money", attorney Gerald Griggs said Wednesday during a news conference.

"Yeah, well, he's. he's the manipulator", Clary said of her father. He said Kelly did not have the whole amount because he has not been able to work.

Kelly acknowledged in the interview that he had done "lots of things wrong" when it comes to women, but he said he had apologized.

Kelly now faces ten counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse; he was released on bail, but was re-arrested, this time for failing to pay the $161,000 he allegedly owes in child support. His defense attorney said at the time that Kelly's finances were "a mess".

Kelly now faces 10 felony counts for sexual crimes that took place between 1998 and 2010 and involved four victims, three of whom were under 17, according to charging documents.

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