Lifetime goes forward with plans for “Surviving R. Kelly” amidst the specter of authorized motion.
As reported, threatened to sue Lifetime in the event that they went forward with the airing of a docuseries that paints him in a sadistic gentle. It seems, Lifetime shouldn’t be intimated by R. Kelly’s authorized jaunt and is ready to go forward with the collection premiere tonight at 9 pm, simply as deliberate.
Reps for the tv community relayed their fortuitous message to TMZ, their memo would attain the widest doable viewers. Admittedly, Lifetime is siding with the ladies who’ve mounted accusations in opposition to R. Kelly over time – the docuseries ought to replicate that. “Lifetime has all the time been a model that champions girls’s tales,” they reiterated as their grandstanding mission.
The new collection titled “Surviving R. Kelly” will characteristic testimonies from members of R. Kelly’s interior circle, previous and current. Besides posting a certifiable stop and desist letter to Lifetime’s foremost registrar, Kelly has revealed a PR assertion of his personal, calling BS on the authenticity of the claims made in opposition to him within the docuseries.
Given the official nature of R. Kelly’s authorized tender, Lifetime nonetheless runs the chance of shedding a defamation swimsuit at a future date. The present will hit the airwaves with zero opposition from a tertiary ruling celebration. “Surviving R. Kelly” will thereby go to press, as attorneys do battle on the sidelines. Get your popcorn ready.