R.Kelly – Victim Says Singer Gave Her Herpes & Locked Her In A Van For 8 Hours
In a new interview, the 20-year-old woman recalls their first sexual encounter. She says,
He turns on all the lights… And he’s like, ‘Take off your clothes.’ And he says it, you know, with authority in his voice. Not just, you know, he’s demanding me to do this. And I didn’t take off my clothes because why would I? I just wasn’t ready….Sex isn’t something, you know, I’m ready for.
According to Rodgers, she ultimately “submitted” to having sex, although says she didn’t want to, and alleges Kelly recorded it on his iPad without her consent.
He has this type of, like, intimidation right off the bat. You know? So I was just waiting for it to be over. He comes over and he starts, like, rubbing the side of my face.
She also says he further questioned her age after they had sex.
And he asked me how old I was. And I told him… And he’s like, ‘You know, if you’re really, you know, 16, that you can tell daddy, right?’… And he was like, ‘You know, you just look about 14, 15, or 16.’
She is suing for “sexual battery” and “willfully, deliberately and maliciously” infecting her with herpes and claims Kelly “mentally, sexually and verbally” abused her. Last month, she filed a criminal complaint with the Dallas Police Department and says under their advisement she recorded a phone call with Kelly, hoping he would admit to knowingly gave her an STD. She said during the recorded call,
What about my situation?
I don’t know about no situation… I don’t never talk about nothing, to nobody on the phone. I don’t do that. I don’t care what the situation is.
Rodgers claims Kelly also routinely locked her in a van.
The first time… I was left in the car for a total of eight hours that night… And the child lock was on the car.
She believes Kelly was grooming her to join a group of women she says he lives and travels with.
He goes on to tell me that he raises five women. Some of them had been with him for 15 years. And he basically was trying to make it seem like it was a family thing. He described these women as being his family. Then he goes on to tell me, ‘You know what? I love you because you remind me of them.’
R. Kelly’s representatives have not responded.