Two ladies have alleged that R Kelly organized for them to be delivered to his room for a threesome once they have been underage.
Latresa Scaff and Rochelle Washington’s revelations come six weeks after the documentary Surviving R Kelly examined previous sexual misconduct allegations towards the R&B star.
Ms Scaff mentioned she was 16 and Ms Washington was 15 once they attended a live performance and after-party in Baltimore within the mid-1990s.
Ms Scaff alleges Kelly, whose authorized identify is Robert Kelly, had a member of his entourage on the after-party give them medication and alcohol, earlier than telling them to satisfy the star at his lodge suite.
She mentioned: “We each went to the lodge, considering there was going to be one other celebration there.”
Once they entered the room, the ladies allege that Kelly uncovered himself earlier than indicating that he wished to have a threesome.
The singer allegedly had intercourse with Ms Scaff, who was claimed to be unable to consent as a result of she was drunk and hashish.
Ms Washington mentioned she managed to flee and hid within the rest room.
“Once I first met R Kelly that evening, I used to be very glad and excited as a result of I used to be younger and starstruck,” Ms Scaff mentioned.
“Nonetheless now that I’m an grownup, I really feel damage by what he did to me after I was solely 16 years previous and drunk and marijuana which had been offered to me at his after-party.”
Ms Washington instructed reporters that, now she is a mom, she feels she was taken benefit of by the singer.
“I simply need justice for anybody that was damage or violated,” she mentioned. “I need victims to know it is not their fault.”
Kelly’s lawyer, Steve Greenberg, has mentioned his consumer by no means knowingly had intercourse with an underage girl.
AP studies that an e mail was left with Mr Greenberg requesting remark in regards to the contemporary allegations.
The 52-year-old has confronted allegations of sexual misconduct with underage women for many years. He has denied them.
In 2008, he was acquitted of kid pornography costs.