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Judge Issues Arrest Warrant For R. Kelly’s Manager

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Jan. 9 2019, Updated 7:35 p.m. ET

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Less than a week after the premiere of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docuseries, R. Kelly’s manager is now facing legal consequences. A warrant has been issued for James Mason’s arrest after he allegedly threatened to kill the father of one of the women featured in the series.

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Joycelyn Savage’s father Timothy claims the 52-year-old R&B singer is holding his daughter against her will. He also claimed that back in May 2018, James threatened him for speaking out about the situation.

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According to an incident report obtained by CNN, Timothy claimed James told him, “I'm gonna do harm to you and your family, when I see you I'm gonna get you, I'm going to f***ing kill you."

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After a Magistrate Judge was presented with the case, a warrant was issued in July citing "terroristic threats and acts."

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In the Surviving R. Kelly series, Timothy and his wife said they haven’t seen or heard from Joycelyn in two years.

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However, in a video released back in 2017, the 23-year-old shot down those claims. "I just want everybody to know — my parents and everybody in the world — that I'm totally fine. I'm happy where I'm at and everything is okay with me," Joycelyn said at the time.

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What do you think about R. Kelly’s manager being slapped with an arrest warrant? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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