L'ex moglie di R Kelly "si spezza il cuore" per i suoi figli costretti a vivere con vergogna

R KELLY’S ex-wife has spoken out following the news that the singer has been convicted of sex trafficking and racketeering.

Drea Kelly, who was married to Robert Kelly for 13 anni, told Good Morning Britain that herheart breaksfor her kids who are now forced to live with their dad’s shame.

R Kelly's ex-wife spoke about her 'heart breaking' for her three children over their father's shame

R Kelly’s ex-wife spoke about her ‘heart breakingfor her three children over their father’s shameCredito: ITV
Drea was married to R Kelly for 13 anni

Drea was married to R Kelly for 13 anniCredito: ITV

On Monday a jury of seven men and five women found Kelly, 54, guilty of racketeering on their second day of deliberations.

Il cantante ora rischia decenni di carcere dopo essersi dichiarato non colpevole delle accuse che lo accusavano di abusi sessuali in due decenni.

“Bene, I sit in a very difficult place cause unlike the rest of his victims I also share children with him,” lei disse.

I was married to him.

Drea, who shares three kids with the disgraced R&cantante B, told the show how she wears two hats, that of a survivor and a mother.

I feel that my heart is in two places,” lei disse.

My heart definitely goes out to the survivors and the courage that it takes to even come forward and tell the story.

But my heart breaks as a mother because this is now the legacy that my children will have to deal with and their children’s children.

Drea, real name Andrea, was married to R Kelly from 1996 per 2009.

In 2018, Drea claimed on The View that she had been emotionally and physically abused by Kelly throughout their marriage.

I have the ability to separate and kinda distance myself from it,” she told Good Morning Britain.

But his blood runs through my children’s veins.

It’s a part of their DNA, they can’t escape it even if they wanted to.

Deliberations began on Friday at federal court in Brooklyn before the panel of seven men and five women took the weekend off.

Il killer, 54, best known for the 1996 smash hit I Believe I Can Fly, now faces decades behind bars.

The charges were based on an argument that the entourage of managers and aides who helped the singer meet girls — and keep them obedient and quiet — amounted to a criminal enterprise.

Several accusers testified in lurid detail during the trial, alleging that Kelly subjected them to perverse and sadistic whims when they were underage.

Kelly è stato anche condannato per accuse penali accusandolo di aver violato il Mann Act, il che rende illegale portare chiunque attraverso i confini di stato "per qualsiasi scopo immorale".

Kelly lawyer Deveraux Cannick said he was “deluso”.

The guilty verdict comes more than 10 years after the musician was acquitted of child pornography charges at an Illinois state trial.

Kelly, born Robert Sylvester Kelly, has been jailed without bail since 2019.

The New York case is only part of the legal peril facing the singer.

He also has pleaded not guilty to sex-related charges in Illinois and Minnesota. Trial dates in those cases have yet to be set.

Avvocati per R. Kelly walk to a Brooklyn courthouse

Avvocati per R. Kelly walk to a Brooklyn courthouse
Robert Kelly was found guilty of racketeering on Monday (immagine stock)

Robert Kelly was found guilty of racketeering on Monday (immagine stock)Credito: AP

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