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R. Kelly Allegedly Offered Brother $50K To Take Rap For Child Porn Tape

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R. Kelly’s past is haunting him from alleged actions from the early 2000s when an alleged graphic sex tape with a minor made its way onto the streets and online. It was a year ago, that Surviving R. Kelly,  became viral after airing on television with new allegations.  A second part of the documentary has been released called The Reckoning.

Lifetime shared a snippet from the docuseries focusing on one of Kelly’s alleged victim, Dominique Gardner, who spoke to The New Yorker in 2019 for the first time.

“Before Dominique met R. Kelly, she was this bubbly teenager,” her mother, Michelle Kramer, said in the clip. “But after R. Kelly, she was dark. She was like a loner; she didn’t want to be bothered with nobody.”

.Jim DeRogatis, Damon Dash, Mathew Knowles, #MeToo Founder Tarana Burke, W. Kamau Bell, and Michael Avenatti are also set to appear in the docuseries. There is more developments in the life of R. Kelly as news about his brother has broken that has to do with the original sex tape that allegedly has Sparkle’s niece participating.

According to the Daily Mail,  in the clip below, Kelly’s younger brother Carey talks about how Kelly offered him $50,000 in exchange for claiming to be the man in the infamous child porn tape. Carey eventually declined and seemed to be shocked about the whole thing.

“Perjure myself in a court of law and risk jail time for some stuff that didn’t have anything to do with me,” Carey said. “He was saying, “Man I’ll buy you a car, I’ll buy you a record deal, I’ll give you $50,000.” I said, “Let me tell you something man. You ain’t got enough money for me to say that’s me. Because it ain’t worth me selling my soul.”‘

CHICAGO, JUNE 2002:

Kelly was indicted on 21 counts of child pornography. The 33-year-old singer was accused based on a videotape allegedly showing him having sex with an underage girl. The Sun-Times reported the then-14-year-old girl was the daughter of an associate of the singer. Kelly was acquitted on all counts in June 2008.