There were repeated requests by him and his label to work with the teenage girls. Matthew Knowles, said of the girls: "They did not leave our eyes."
Beyoncé's father, Matthew Knowles said Destiny's Child stayed away from R. Kelly because they had heard of his reputation back in the late '90s.
"The girls were 15, 16," he said. "When they went to the bathroom, Tina would go with them. They did not leave our eyes."
Black women discarded by lyrics, touts of Kelly's artistry and victimization and industry silence.
R. Kelly's release of a song that "confesses" relationships with underage women, sexual abuse, dyslexia and more has sparked debate on social media between those who love him and those who think he should be in jail.