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Things went downhill after the host asked Kelly how his past allegations have affected his album sales.
Don’t try to talk to R. Kelly about anything other than his new album.
The Buffet singer was quick to shut down a HuffPost Live interviewer after she asked about the sexual nature of his lyrics and how his past allegations have affected his album sales. Kelly immediately told host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani that he felt that he was being interrogated about his past.
“This is not about R. Kelly,” he said, threatening to walk out. “This is not about music. This is not about someone who works hard on his music who has an album out. This is about trying to interrogate, and this is about disrespect.”
Modarresy-Tehrani refused to back down, retorting that Kelly’s “personal life has started to interfere with the way that people consume your lyrics.” It was then that Kelly promptly disconnected his microphone and walked out of the interview.
Check out the full exchange above.
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