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Surviving R. Kelly 

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A six-part series about the controversial R&B star R. Kelly which features several women making allegations of abuse by him.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Tarana Burke Tarana Burke ...  Herself 6 episodes, 2019
Kathy Chaney Kathy Chaney ...  Herself 6 episodes, 2019
Andrea Kelly ...  Herself 6 episodes, 2019
Candice Norcott Candice Norcott ...  Herself 6 episodes, 2019
Toure ...  Himself 6 episodes, 2019
Jody Adewale Jody Adewale ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2019
Nelson George ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2019
Jamilah Lemieux Jamilah Lemieux ...  Herself / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Tracii McGregor Tracii McGregor ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2019
Ann Powers Ann Powers ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2019
Sparkle Sparkle ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2019
Wendy Williams ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2019
Jovante Cunningham Jovante Cunningham ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Kitti Jones Kitti Jones ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
John Legend ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Gem Pratts Gem Pratts ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Lisa Van Allen Lisa Van Allen ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Craig J. Williams Craig J. Williams ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Jacques Conway Jacques Conway ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
Bruce Kelly Bruce Kelly ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
Carey Kelly Carey Kelly ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
Lizzette Martinez Lizzette Martinez ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Khadija Monk Khadija Monk ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Oronike Odeleye Oronike Odeleye ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Jerhonda Pace Jerhonda Pace ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Abdon Pallasch Abdon Pallasch ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
Faith Rodgers Faith Rodgers ...  Survivor 3 episodes, 2019
Leslie Segar Leslie Segar ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Demetrius Smith Demetrius Smith ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
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A six-part series about the controversial R&B star R. Kelly which features several women making allegations of abuse by him.

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3 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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On January 18, 2019, soon after this docuseries aired, Sony/RCA announced that they were dropping R. Kelly from the record label. See more »

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Powerful but a little overdone
10 October 2019 | by Beththebest89See all my reviews

I agree with what the makers were trying to do here. My negative points aren't really based on the content, but more how it was handled. The topic at hand is dramatic all by itself so the addition of dramatic music, repeated statements for effect, etc was not needed and actually did the documentary a disservice in my opinion. It took away from the seriousness of the material being discussed. It could have been edited down a bit, too. That being said, I haven't really followed R. Kelly since the initial tape was released (that was enough for me to stop consuming his music), so I learned a lot. Know your worth people and know the signs. No amount of money or fame gives someone the right to mistreat another.


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