One of R. Kelly‘s 'girlfriends', Joycelyn Savage, is no longer defending the star, claiming she's a "victim" of his sexual and psychological abuse.
Back in March, Savage spoke in favour of the disgraced singer, who is facing 13 counts of alleged sexual abuse with young girls in a multi-state federal case sparked by allegations in docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly.
However, after living with the 52-year-old rapper since she was 19 after he promised to make her the next Aaliyah, Savage has now made a sensational u-turn on her previous claims, saying insisting she too is a “victim” of the Ignition hitmaker's abuse.
In her first post to a Patreon page created to share her testimonials, the 24-year-old aspiring model and singer recalled meeting Kelly at a concert back in 2015, sharing: “Robert would always look at me in a sexual way the first couple of times we met occasionally."
She added that, after several months together, the star would have her address him as “master” or “daddy", explaining: “It started getting worse by day by day, he would raise his voice at me if I didn’t call him by those two names.
“If Robert called me I would have to reply with ‘Yes, daddy’ or ‘Please daddy’ he was so controlling.”
Savage continued: “I can say I didn’t have any type of privacy at all now that I think of it. If I showered one of his assistant would have to be by the door while I shower. At the moment I kept thinking to myself why is all of this, does he think I will run away? Or go back home. That’s exactly what he thought he didn’t want me to leave at all.”
She goes on to allege she felt unable to leave, claiming Kelly would ask her: "'All this can stop today, you want a career? Or do you want to live a normal life(?)'"
Savage, along with another of the I Believe I Can Fly star's 'girlfriends', Azriel Clary, stood by the musician and claimed their parents were trying to "scam" money out of him with their allegations of abuse.
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