January 10, 2019 – 7:04 pm
The singer Lady Gaga announced on Thursday the release on the platforms to "stream" her song "Do what you want (with my body)" – "Do what you want (with my body)" – a collaboration with rapper R Kelly, on charges of sexual abuse against this artist has returned to the spotlight.
In a statement shared on their social network, the latest winner of a Golden Globe for Best Song for "A Star Is Born" said that "The charges against R. Kelly are absolutely horrific and incomprehensible," as it highlights the collaboration with iTunes and others music platforms.
"I sit next to these women at 1000%, I believe in them, I know they are suffering and suffer a lot of pain, and I feel that their voices will be heard and taken seriously," wrote Gaga before sending a documentary series on Life Channel, last week, which has taken back the charges of mental and sexual abuse against R. Kelly.
"As a victim of a sexual assault, I made the song and video in a dark phase of my life, my purpose was to create something extremely challenging and provocative because I was angry and had not treated trauma that had happened in my life," he explained. the artist whose real name is Stefani Germanotta.
Lady Gaga shared with her followers that if she could go back in time, she would tell her past self to do treatment to understand her post-traumatic condition or, at least, seek help.
"I can't go back, but I go ahead and continue to defend women, men and people of all sexual identities, races, victims of sexual abuse, I've shown my position on this and other issues many times throughout my life "I share this not to excuse myself, but to explain myself," the well-known practitioner of "Bad Romance" defended.
"I'm sorry, so much for my bad judgment when I was young not to have appeared before, I love you," he complained in his statement.
Lady Gaga already revealed on previous occasions that she was raped for 19 years by someone in the music industry, leading to depressive and eating disorders.
The charges against the rapper
"Survivor R. Kelly" is the title of the six episode documentaries that the Lifetime Channel aired between January 3 and 5, triggering a major controversy these days in the United States. about this R&B artist who achieved fame in the 90s.
The documentary series explores the many accusations against R. Kelly of women pointing to him for sexual and psychological attacks of all kinds, some of them when they were minors.
The lawyer of the relatives of Joycelyn Savage, who maintains that this young woman is retained by R. Kelly against her will, assured that the prosecutor's office in Fulton County (Georgia, USA) has contacted her after the series was issued, CNN reported today.
On the other hand, the Prosecutor of Cook County (Illinois, USA), where the city of Chicago is located, on Tuesday asked the public that the alleged victims of R. Kelly went ahead to facilitate the investigation.
"There is nothing we can do to investigate these claims without cooperation with victims and witnesses," he said.
R. Kelly, 52, a native of Chicago, has consistently denied the many allegations of sexual abuse and pedophilia against him over time.
When he was 27 years old, the artist was illegally married to the singer Aaliyah, who was only 15 years old.
In 2002, a video appeared in which he apparently had sexual relations with a minor, but in 2008 he was acquitted of the trial in this case where he was accused of child pornography.
Also in 2017, an article on the BuzzFeed portal accused Kelly of being a "violent sect" of sexual nature.
In July last year, the singer presented a song entitled "I Admire", in English, where he rejected the charges against him, but admitted that he had done "bad things" in his career.
"They say I abuse these women, what an absurd shit, that is, they have washed the coconut, really, they have kidnapped them, really, they can't eat, really, a conversation, this nap sounds silly" he insured.
"I admit that I've fucked all the women, both old and young, but how can you call it pedophilia? This shit is crazy, "he added in the song.