Unathi Has A Strong Message To All Her Friends Who Will Play R. Kelly’s Songs in Her Presence. This is one case that has caught the attention of the world. Apart from the fact that it deals with issues of social interests like sex trafficking, it also involves a man known worldwide, R. Kelly.
The multi award winning American singer has been found guilty of exploiting his superstar status to run a scheme to sexually abuse women and children over two decades. Eleven accusers, consisting of nine women and two men, took the stand over the six-week trial to describe sexual humiliation and violence at his hands. After two days of deliberation, the jury found Kelly guilty on all the charges he was facing.
Kelly’s trial had been delayed multiple times due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It started last month (August 19) and has seen nine accusers take the stand to detail allegations of abuse by the singer. He is due to be sentenced on May 4, 2022.
As the news went viral, South African also added their views on the matter. Celebrities like Ntsiki Mazwai, Nandi Madida and Penny Lebyane are among those who tweeted about the verdict. Another local personality, Unathi has also shared her views. The talented singer and media personality send a very strong message to her friends who might e tempted to play R. Kelly’s music in her presence. She is not all about that excuse made by so many people, who say they separate the man from the music.
“To ALL my friends who think you’re going to CONTINUE playing R Kelly in my presence. TODAY IT STOPS. No more philosophical BULL SHIT about you separating the genius from the MONSTER. It STOPS TODAY HMKAY……unless you LOVE being a trigger,” Unathi said.