R. Kelly’s Estranged Daughter Slams Her ‘Monster’ Father Following ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Documentary

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Jan. 11 2019, Updated 2:43 p.m. ET

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R. Kelly's daughter is finally speaking out one week after the premiere of the polarizing Lifetime documentary Surviving R. Kelly. The 52-year-old R&B singer’s estranged daughter, Buku Abi, has made a statement about the sexual assault allegations against him.

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Buku addressed the situation in several lengthy posts on her Instagram Story. “Before I start I just want it to be known that I am speaking from the heart, nothing I say or do not say is to hurt ANY party reading this or affected by this,” she wrote, in part.

"To the people that feel I should be speaking up/against everything that is going on right now. I just want you all to understand that devastated is an understatement for all that I feel currently," she continued. "I do apologize if my silence to all that is happening comes off as careless.  That is my last intention. I pray for all the families & women who have been affected by my father's actions. Trust, I have been deeply affected by all of this."

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“It has been very difficult to process it all. Let alone gather all the right words to express everything I feel,” she explained.

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She then revealed she currently has no relationship with her father. “It has been years since my siblings and I have seen or have spoken to him. In regards to my mother his ex-wife Andrea Kelly, she for the same reasonings and more, has not seen or spoken to my father in years,” she wrote.

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“My mother, siblings and I would never condone, support or be a part of ANYTHING negative he has done and or continues to do in his life,” she added.

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“Going through all I have gone through in my life, I would never want anyone to feel the pain I have felt,” Buku continued in another post. “Reminders of how terrible my father is, and how we should be speaking up against him, rude comments about my family, fabricating me, my siblings and our mother’s ‘part’ etc. does not help my family (Me, my sister, my brother, and my mother) in our healing process. Nor does it allow a safe space for other victims who are scared to speak up, speak up.”

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Then she added, “The same monster you are all confronting me about is my father. I am well aware of who and what he is. I grew up in that house,” she continued.

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“This past year for my family has been very difficult, all the love and support you all continue to show is why we keep going. You all fuel us,” she wrote in conclusion.“Family, friends, followers, fans, etc… I love you guys to pieces. Your love is appreciated & always will be.”

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What do you think about Buku’s words about R.Kelly? Share your thoughts in the comments. 


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