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R. Kelly supporter Joycelyn Savage leaves Kelly's status hearing in his racketeering and sex trafficking case in New York City on Aug. 2. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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Joycelyn Savage (left) and Azriel Clary, two women who lived with R. Kelly, are seen here leaving a Chicago court room in July 2019. Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images hide caption

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R. Kelly, photographed at a court hearing in Illinois on June 26, 2019. E. Jason Wambsgans/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges In New York

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This June photo of R. Kelly shows him departing a courtroom in Chicago in a case related to a state sexual abuse case. On Thursday, federal prosecutors said an additional criminal prosecution against Kelly has been launched. Amr Alfiky/AP hide caption

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R. Kelly leaves the Leighton Courthouse in Chicago, Ill., on May 7, 2019, following a hearing in relation to the sex abuse allegations made against him. Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images hide caption

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Reporter Who Broke R. Kelly Story: Abuse Was In 'Full View Of The World'

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Singer R. Kelly, arriving in Cook County court for a hearing on sexual abuse charges in May. Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Chicago Police Department provided a handout of R. Kelly's mug shot after his arrest on Feb. 22 on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Chicago Police Department/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators gather near the studio of singer R. Kelly to call for a boycott of his music on Jan. 9, 2019 after allegations of sexual abuse against young girls were raised on the Lifetime docuseries Surviving R. Kelly. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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'Surviving R. Kelly' Producer Dream Hampton Takes On Ecosystem That Supported The Star

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Protesters in the #MuteRKelly movement gather outside the Sony offices in New York City. Vanessa Ross/Colors of Change hide caption

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The #MuteRKelly Movement Takes Its Protest To The Steps Of His Record Label

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R. Kelly onstage in Brooklyn in September 2015. Mike Pont/Getty Images hide caption

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Making 'Surviving R. Kelly': A Conversation With Executive Producer Dream Hampton

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From left: Lizzette Martinez, Andrea Kelly, Lisa Van Allen, Tarana Burke, Kitti Jones, Jerhonda Pace, Asante McGee and Gretchen Carlson, photographed prior to a screening of the Lifetime series Surviving R. Kelly on Dec 4, 2018 in New York. The event was evacuated after multiple anonymous threats were made. Chance Yeh/Getty Images for A+E hide caption

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A projection of R. Kelly at Allstate Arena in May 2016 in Chicago. Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images hide caption

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R. Kelly Responds To A Year Of Accusations With Denials In 19-Minute-Long 'I Admit'

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