Lifetime has released the first trailer for their upcoming docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly 

“For the first time ever, survivors and people from R. Kelly’s inner circle, are coming forward with new allegations about his sexual, mental, and physical abuse. They are now finally ready to share their full story and shed light on the secret life the public has never seen. The true story of R. Kelly’s controversial past will be revealed beginning in 1970 through present day, shedding light on the R&B star whose history of alleged abuse of underage African American girls has, until recently, been largely ignored by mainstream media,” says the network in a statement.

The docuseries will feature over 50 interviews, from activist and #MeToo creator Tarana Burke, to singer/actor John Legend, talk show host and former DJ Wendy Williams, Kelly’s ex-wife Andrea Kelly, his ex-girlfriend Kitti Jones, his brother Carey and Bruce Kelly and many others.

The seris is exec produced by dream hampton, Tamara Simmons, Joel Karlsberg and Jesse Daniels.

Watch the trailer below:


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