R. Kelly’s Backing Singer Reveals That She Saw Him Molest Aaliyah

Published: Tuesday 1st Jan 2019 by David

One of R. Kelly‘s backing vocalists has revealed that she witnessed the ageing singer molest the performer Aaliyah when she was in the 10th grade.

A sad story below…

No longer able to hold the dark secret for the performer, Jovante Cunningham will appear on Lifetime’s forthcoming docu-series about him to reveal that she witnessed him molest Aaliyah when she was a minor.

A minor, placed in his care by her own uncle…Barry Hankerson.

Jovante revealed…

We were out on the road with Aaliyah. On a tour bus, there really aren’t many confined spaces. When you get on the bus there are bunks and so these bunks have little curtains you can pull at night if you don’t want anybody to see you sleeping.”

So it just so happened we were all laying in our bunks and the curtains are open, everybody’s communicating, laughing.When the [room] door flew open on the bus. Robert was with Aaliyah.

She says what she saw continues to haunt her.

He did things that an adult should not be doing with a child. I can’t stress to you how people are still suffering behind things that went on 20 years ago.

If only she had spoken out earlier.

Aaliyah’s parents were not aware of the sickening abuse and forced Kelly to agree to annulment and stay away from her after he forced the teenage singer to marry him.

Hear the harrowing story in full when the first episode of ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ airs on January 3rd.

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  1. Led January 1, 2019

    If this is true then any adult that stands by and watch a grown man m***** a child should be held accountable just like the alleged m*******. Me personally there’s not enough money in the world or a big enough celebrity that would make me sit back knowing I was on a tour bus seeing a grown man “do things an adult should not be doing with a child”.

    • Sweetnothings78 January 1, 2019

      Absolutely and she should be ashamed to of held this information for so long. She’s just as bad!

    • The Royal Highness R.A.S.P.U.T.I.A. (Pronounced ‘Rah’ – ‘SPEW’ – ‘Cha’) January 1, 2019

      I agree 100%. Aaliyah’s parents could have intervened. Barry Hankerson knew! There is no way he did not know! Her parents, i believe did not know because they trusted Barry Hankerson to look after her. Only a vile selfish person would keep this a secret for so long or maybe she made it up to get a little Lifetime movie check.

    • The Royal Highness R.A.S.P.U.T.I.A. (Pronounced ‘Rah’ – ‘SPEW’ – ‘Cha’) January 1, 2019

      I have a QUESTION. Why would a 15 year old girl be on a tour bus by herself? There should be a GUARDIAN there. Was Barry Hankerson on the bus too? Where were her parents? Ain’t nobody that damn busy they can’t be on the tour bus with their teenage daughter making sure everything is in order and keeping everything in check.

      • Jasmine January 1, 2019

        I agree Resputia 100 %. We all love R. Kelly and Michael Jackson music but let’s be clear. These are men with well documented histories of inappropriate relations with underaged kids. MJ liked little white looking boys and R. Kelly likes teenage girls. There is NO WAY IN HELL I would ever allow my child to go on tour with either of these men even though I love their music. Even if my kid wanted to meet one of them best believe momma is gonna be standing there and hell NO my kid can’t spend the night in no MJ bed or Kelly bed. Period.

        Furthermore, I will watch this documentary but from the trailor I CAN ALREADY tell this is going to be a BORING documentary with women that were in their 20s and 30s when they dated R. Kelly. We want to hear from the women that were teenagers when they dated him, not these money hungry women that never did anything for the alleged teenage victims and dated Kelly when they were in their 20s and 30s.

      • The Queen Of Soul Mizz Franklinnnnn January 2, 2019

        Crazy girl of course u agree with Rasputia aka yourself…
        Both acc belong to u! It was necessary another R. Kelly story for u do use them both on the same post again hahaha
        You’re so cuckoo!
        Everyone here knows this that’s why almost anyone engages with u here.

      • All the drags standing in the line for the bathroom! January 2, 2019

        SPAM Removed: Repeated spamming will see user banned.

      • Jasmine January 2, 2019

        This. I AM NOT RASPUTUA. Why do these TROLLs continue to attack me on here? Are they really that mad over a difference in opinions?

      • Jasmine January 2, 2019

  2. Sweetnothings78 January 1, 2019

    I want him to die for this! If true that is. There’s been WAY too much talk about this with Aaliyah and it’s disgusting! He’s a sick peodo!

    • Jasmine January 1, 2019

      In other news, R. Kelly just released a NEW hit song today yall called ‘Born To My Music’. He is such a genius and he stays creating great music. King of RnB FOREVER:



      • Jasmine January 1, 2019

      • Ruh! Mistique is a Mistake January 2, 2019

        Yeah jasmine the king who hasn’t land on a top 10 of Hot 100 since 2003 even on the R&B chart which is is lane his last top 10 was 10 Years ago…


        Lord help this delusional fans who are always barking at the three calling their faves Kings but without receipts! For me the king will always be James Brown, Kelly is more like a p******** Kong 😉

      • Jasmine January 2, 2019

        James Brown is the “Godfather of Soul”. Don’t be messing with his longstanding title! R. Kelly is the reigning King of RnB and that is an undisputed FACT. Who believes wiki over Billboard? NO ONE. Billboard shows numerous chart entries since 2003 so STOP lying on him. Respect his genius. I have yet to see another male artist be able to write, produce, sing, and create hit after hit that is still living. R. Kelly has a GOD GIVEN TALENT. Yall just want to destroy this man’s creativity but he keeps making hit music. Yall want another black legend to die even though we already lost Whitney, Prince, and Michael Jackson WITH NO REPLACEMENTS in sight! Yall want to erase whatever is left of RnB music.


        R. Kelly has his vices but he is still a man of faith and he has changed his ways. There has NOT been one report of him being with an underraged teenager in 20 years. He paid for his past mistakes so STOP holding it over his head. These women accusers all dated him voluntarily and only women of low moral virtue would date a man that has a long history or rumors surrounding underage teenagers in the first place. If you are 17 and older you are an adult and you are responsible for picking a right person to date. You can’t date R. Kelly and then resort to interview checks when you fail at extorting money out of him. You dated him voluntarily.


      • S.U.P.E.R.S.T.A.R.!. January 2, 2019

        @Jasmine – He never paid for his mistakes. That would involve JAIL TIME and he has NEVER served any.
        #You Tried It

      • Jasmine January 2, 2019

        Superstar some things are worse punishments than jail.

        1. The fact that he went from rich to borderline broke.
        2. The fact no legendary artists want to work with him anymore (only the young ones who desperately need a hit want to work with him).
        3. Public embarrassment and humiliation for over 25 years.
        4. Alienation from his kids.
        5. Loss of all of his publishing rights.
        6. His old church condemning him.
        7. Bad real estate investments and foreclosures
        8. Ongoing public humiliation and condemnation

        Now, what Kelly did was far less than what George Zimmerman did but best believe they both will pay for their wrongs in God’s hands. The man who slowly suffers rots away faster than the one sitting in a federal celebrity jail eating and watching tv. The end of this story will result in Kelly committing suicide just like MJ did. There are many skeletons and demons in Kelly’s closet and as his money goes away those skelatons will reemerge and there will be one that can / will file criminal charges. Remember, it only takes one victim to bring a man down just like how Cosby went down by Constand. Constand only went after Cosby when he refused to keep paying her so the same will happen to Kelly if he did anything criminal to an underraged victim.

    • The Queen Of Soul Mizz Franklinnnnn January 2, 2019

      He was always a sick pedo but finally since 2018 with the #Metoo movement the masses started to unite against this sick men!
      Him, Woody Allen, Cosby, Kevin spacey and Weinstein they all know their crimes won’t be tolerated no more and no one is going to close their eyes again on the name of art.
      Anyone with multiple accusers is not innocent, I don’t believe in widespread conspirativo. theories about 1000 former employees or bitter old girlfriends making up stuff and unite to destroy them.
      They are all guilty unfortunately for some of them there are no solid evidence or if there are the statute of limitations doesn’t allow them to be persecute anymore.
      But let’s take Cosby as an example something can be done to this pervs!

      • Jasmine January 2, 2019

        Here is a message to all women from the legendary Ms. Jody. The lyrics go:

        “You know somebody out there and you get involved with them and you know what they are about. And then the relationship turns South. That ain’t nobody’s fault but your own BECAUSE YOU KNEW WHAT THEY WERE ABOUT BEFORE YOU GOT WITH THEM.”

        This song is applicable to ALL WOMEN, especially these R. Kelly accusers. They KNEW WHAT HE WAS ABOUT before they got with him so THAT AINT NOBODY’S FAULT BUT THEIR OWN their relationship went South.

        R. Kelly aint force nobody to be in his sexx dungeon. These women wanted to be in his sexx dungeon and to get peeeeed on. His ex wife knew Aaliyah and knew he dated Aaliyah and she still dated him and married him. She knew how R. Kelly was before she got with him. She can cry abuse all she wants but that aint nobody’s fault but her own! She abused herself by choosing R. Kelly. You CANNOT choose to date an abuser and then cry abuse.

      • Jasmine January 2, 2019

  3. King of Kingz January 1, 2019

    ?this is getting ridiculous, this man needs to sue all of these ppl for deframtion of character at this point. Ain’t no way in hell this s*** happened & u just now deciding to speak on it over 25 years later when you’re getting paid to be in a documentary smh . If this was true, where was this story when it supposedly happened or when she died or when he was going to court almost 20 years ago??? Smh Ppl will say anything for a check

    • Led January 1, 2019

      One thing I never say is when people come up with this stuff that it never happened.
      The word “alleged” is a powerful word.
      When it comes to situations like Bill Cosby and all these other men that are accused of sexual assault.
      When I voice my opinion I always say alleged.
      Unless said accuser comes out and says it is true.
      there are many situations where women have came forward with false claims there’s also many situations where these claims have been proven to be true.
      it’s just a situation where you have to say the old saying that there’s three sides to every story.

    • DL af hughley January 1, 2019

      R Kelly take yo ass home an dial up a lawyer. STOP TROLLIN AGAINST TRUTH IN THE COMMENT SECTION BOO, ain’t no one here for you anymore and we ARE COMIN

    • Mar January 1, 2019

      Smh do y’all really think there aren’t secrets that are kept that way for literally every artist? R. Kelly was a business as any big artist is considered by these corporations that they sign deals with. There are certain things in place like a NDA for situations such as this. R. Kelly is pretty much being investigated and ppl are now feeling safe enough to come out. I mean his legacy is surely being torn down so everything is fair game now. Ppl ain’t about to keep covering. Do you think this docu is just sumin random?

      • The Royal Highness R.A.S.P.U.T.I.A. (Pronounced ‘Rah’ – ‘SPEW’ – ‘Cha’) January 1, 2019

        The problem here is that none of the people in the documentary claim to have had sexx with Kelly when they were underage and they are all getting paid for their interviews. Some claim to have witnessed things but where is the solid evidence and why are they accepting money to tell their stories if it is the truth? ALL of these people are motivated by money!

        Personally, if I see a grown man pushing up on a teenage girl I am going to intervene and ask that teenager if she is okay and then snitch about the situation to her parents! NDAs are useless in criminal acts and no one ever claimed to have signed a NDA with R. Kelly let’s stick to facts not fiction.

        Jovante Cunningham would have been a teenager too at the time Kelly dated Aaliyah so why didn’t Kelly have sexx with Jovante too if he is such a teenage monster?

        Where were these teenagers parents at? There is no way in hell my teenage kid is going on tour and I am not on the bus watching over everything. If my kid is on tour then I am on tour. Period.

  4. eric January 1, 2019

    The prerequisite for getting 5 minutes of fame on this program is having a juicy detail to share, so I’ll have some questions before I believe any of it. When the truth is really meant to help someone, it won’t wait for an offer from a television network.

  5. Casual January 1, 2019

    I don’t think there is anything new to this. R Kelly married Aaliyah when she was 16 and he was 27, and their marriage and subsequent annulment was public knowledge at the time.

  6. DanYiel Iman January 1, 2019

    America has let this victimizer get away with bull s*** throughout his career, so surely it doesn’t matter now!! The victims were black double negative!! ??

  7. I HATE WHYYYTE n Blaccck BITCHEZZ BOTH NOT SHT January 1, 2019

    Disgruntled employee

  8. LUCKI January 2, 2019

    R. Kelly was a 28 year old man who married a 15 year old. You think they weren’t having s**? Whether it was “consensual” or not, it’s still STATUTORY R***.

  9. Jasmine January 2, 2019

    Ms Jody:

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