“Mr. Robert Kelly is both alarmed and disturbed at the recent revelations attributed to him,” his lawyer, Linda Mensch, said in a statement to People magazine. “Mr. Kelly unequivocally denies such allegations and will work diligently and forcibly to pursue his accusers and clear his name.”
"R. Kelly Responds to Allegations of Abusing Women and Holding Them in a 'Cult'" is from the July 18, 2017 Arts and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sonia Rao and narrated by Sam Scholl.