R Kelly Denies Sexual Assault Accusations In Interview With Gayle King

The interview got very heated, but King remained calm and unbothered.

March 6, 2019

R Kelly sat down for an upcoming, explosive interview with Gayle King.

In the interview, the "Ignition (Remix)" singer vehemently denies the sexual assault accusations against him and gets highly emotional. The interview aired on CBS This Morning on Wednesday 3/6. It's incredible to watch Gayle King remain professional and unbothered by the direction the interview headed in.

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According to the New York Times, R Kelly commented on the viral documentary series Surviving R Kelly. "Everybody says something bad about me. Nobody said nothing good. They was describing Lucifer. I’m not Lucifer. I’m a man. I make mistakes, but I’m not a devil. And by no means am I a monster."

Throughout the full interview he strongly denies all accusations against him, the claims the media and docuseries have made, as well as his prior history. Referring to a previous acquittal, "you can’t double jeopardy me like that. You can’t. It’s not fair."

Gayle King has been going viral on social media for how she handled the situation. Despite how tense the situation got, she remained focused and present with the job she had to do.