The terrible charges – and now criminal charges – against R. Kelly was a heavy blow to his fans around the world. Some are somehow even in his corner.
But do not count Keke Palmer to them.
The singer and actress was mentored by Kelly at the beginning of her career. I think she knew him well enough to take a look at his demons.
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But in an interview on Sunday night Watch What Happens Live she told how hard it was for her to documentary Surviving R. Kelly who set out the various allegations and humanized those who hired them:
"The whole thing was eye-opening, painful, sad, disappointing, and heart-rending.
When Andy Cohen asked if she was surprised, Keke admitted:
"Yes, because that's not the site I knew. This is not the person I worked with. That's not the experience I've made. "
Just think of how many times we've heard this during the #Metoo movement and in the past few years.
People on the sidelines who were not molested or molested or abused ̵
1; who were there and saw nothing. But that is probably what happens. People hide their darkest self – and when it's revealed, it's a huge shock, even unbelievable.
"Imagine, you have a great experience with someone and hear everything. The stuff is like," Why did not you show them what you showed me? "
Why did not you show them
Gurl, did you? all this backwards. It's not that there really was a good person hidden from all these young girls, Keke. There was a monster hidden from YOU.