Cara Delevingne is certainly one of many individuals, each well-known and never, to voice an opinion concerning the allegations towards R Kelly following a Lifetime documentary that was launched final week. The actress made her opinion very clear in an Instagram put up on Thursday, which prompted her to lose over 50,000 Instagram followers.
The documentary, entitled Surviving R Kelly, particulars the experiences of most of the girls who declare to have been abused by the singer in psychological, bodily and sexual methods. Although most of the allegations will not be new, the movie has shed a brand new gentle on the musician's behaviour in a put up #MeToo local weather.
Kelly has repeatedly denied all allegations towards him, and his lawyer spoke to Good Morning America on Friday to as soon as once more deny the claims made towards the musician.
"We know what occurred, and we all know these issues did not occur," mentioned Steven Greenberg.
After watching the documentary, Delevingne took to Instagram to put up her help for the ladies making the accusations.
"I completed the Surviving R Kelly documentary final evening and I'm so shocked and outraged at how lengthy this has gone on," she wrote. "My coronary heart goes out to all of the victims of his emotional and bodily abuse and their households. This man is a predator that feeds of energy and in my view is much worse than Harvey Weinstein and must be held accountable. I'm not making an attempt to check the 2, my level is, Harvey is being investigated and R. Kelly is just not. We have ourselves responsible on this scenario, I knew of the allegations however didn't try to perceive the severity of the scenario. I nonetheless continued to take heed to his music. Stop separating artwork from the artist, simply because he sings like an angel, doesn’t imply he's one."
While her put up was met with phrases of encouragement from a lot of her followers, others didn't really feel the identical, with over 50,000 folks selecting to unfollow her account. Delevingne revealed this information in one other put up this morning, the place she mentioned that this is not going to cease her talking out and that her followers ought to put together for "a loud yr".
"Every time I say one thing actual, one thing I actually imagine, one thing others might consider as controversial, one thing that makes folks suppose and ask questions, I lose followers," she mentioned. "The followers I lose clearly don’t agree with what I've to say, folks that help the concepts and actions of others who're shifting backwards and never forwards.
"In 2019, I need to be extra confrontational. Confrontation IS NOT VIOLENCE btw, it’s communication. Something I nonetheless battle with. I've at all times been taught to keep away from confrontation in any respect prices, which prompted me to be silent most of my life, silence causes suppression and suppression causes illness. Not anymore! Goodbye silence and backwards followers, good day confrontation and ahead thinkers. It’s going to be a loud yr."