R. Kelly's Ex-Protege Sparkle Reacts To Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly' Documentary

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    Lifetime debuts the bombshell documentary series, “Surviving R. Kelly,” in a special three-night-event, beginning Thursday, January 3 at 9pm ET/PT. Two additional hours will premiere on Friday, January 4, at 9pm ET/PT and the final installment of the six-part documentary series will debut on Saturday, January 5, at 9pm ET/PT. Read more ow.ly/Eg9e30ncnYI
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Comments • 5 866

  • Aaron Y
    Aaron Y 6 hours ago

    This fucking Black POS is going to HELL...AB in the Prison yard will make him Call them Daddy.. others will call him his B.I.T.C.H!!! LMAO

  • Situations
    Situations 7 hours ago

    I just wanna know why y'all defending people that didn't defend themselves?
    To this day the pee pee girl & her parents haven't uttered a word but it so much controversy surrounding them.

  • mary house
    mary house Day ago

    Why everybody is not taking about Harvey WIENSTIEN,JOHNNY DEEPP,an all the other caucasian that's not beeing thought about.

  • Wendy Wonderful
    Wendy Wonderful Day ago +1

    Thank you for respond DaSupadupa happy to see you agree!

  • N Estrella
    N Estrella Day ago

    G0D know'z!

  • 1NeoSoulChild
    1NeoSoulChild Day ago

    For the people saying they still support RKelly are equivalent to people that support Trump. You're sticking around because he's talented. You're also just like the people who send money to cops after they kill a Black man... as a show of support.

  • YouTubeStory2 Chinada3

    how did i end up here? gtfoh youtube ebeggers

  • jabar Busby
    jabar Busby 2 days ago

    I was saying the same thing about the picture in the background

  • Jennifer  Garcia
    Jennifer Garcia 2 days ago

    I love Roland Martin

  • Quantum Kitty
    Quantum Kitty 2 days ago

    She made it ALL about her... smdh. Wildly inappropriate poster in the background you could have filmed somewhere else oh and fyi my new single just came out what a coincidence. R Kelly belongs in jail but lets be clear the money and fame blinded you and that why no one was looking out for these girls. This is just sad she is still exploiting her nieces trauma for self promotion. I wouldn't talk to her either.

  • Khalia-Janell Herbin

    That poster tho 🤔

  • Beautiful Heart
    Beautiful Heart 3 days ago

    Kelly kelly true fan

  • Natasha Fisher
    Natasha Fisher 3 days ago

    Any real parents wouldn't have put their children on national television and in Embarrassed them so the whole world can see. He's not the only person in USA that does these type of things, you could have a Sexual predators from A through Z or from level 1 to a level 5, in your area or Surrounding areas, and wouldn't even know it, ( I always check my area and surrounding areas by contacting my local police department )

  • Sheba McQueen
    Sheba McQueen 3 days ago

    Bill ain’t even got a sex tape pissing on a 14year old child. BUT HE IS FREE?? Y’all black Americans REALLY NEED TO WAKE UP. The Law is toying with us

  • Joanie Blackman
    Joanie Blackman 3 days ago

    Farrakhan see it

  • Joanie Blackman
    Joanie Blackman 3 days ago

    R kelly see in a clip if your men not good in bed you can call me🤔and stupid girls called hem🤔

  • Blue Indigo
    Blue Indigo 3 days ago

    This is why these monsters thrive. It's deeper than R. Kelly. It's a Black culture problem. tvclip.biz/video/Qm1wj7CRfBQ/video.html

  • Joanie Blackman
    Joanie Blackman 3 days ago

    In the church they there to 🤔women are pedophile all so not only men they need help is sick in the haed and are to much in the world is in every nation have that problem🤔Jesus see that the people hoe drink drunk heave sex grouping sex sleeps with other men are women is evil the devil is take control over de world some people go white merry man and women is not good is evil the devil go look in the bible🇸🇷🇯🇲🇬🇭🇳🇱🇬🇧🇦🇼🇳🇷🇸🇸🇸🇹🇻🇺🇿🇦🇫🇷

  • Mpho Kuewu
    Mpho Kuewu 3 days ago

    I'm so confused with all this situation

  • Princess Nana
    Princess Nana 3 days ago

    Ok bitch ya 15mins is up ya career won't take off this time it didn't back in da days

  • ksexy36
    ksexy36 3 days ago

    Oh He still wrong!😡 My God will get him and those who helped him

  • ksexy36
    ksexy36 3 days ago

    So it’s ok for her mother to have sex with him and her ? She was there VHS tapes are saved for a reason y’all don’t know you need to request,ask,questions the tapes from back then not his tapes Aaliyah mom knew everything she was there not her dad but her ask the cousins that walked in on it IJS

  • Monj
    Monj 3 days ago

    why is this bitch coming out with music on the back of this crap??? people needed a documentry to make them react to all the shit thats been in the open for the past 25 years !?

  • jim Yaun
    jim Yaun 3 days ago

    All these ppl come out after they cant get money or girl gets mad cause he domt want shit to do with her anymore. This shit crazy. Of he did it then he needs to go to jail. Im sorry anyone who will take money to shush up a rape of their own child or any child for that matter is not parent and deseves to go to jail for the same thing as the person who did the crime and if a parent took the hush money then hoe wr know its true that he did rapr that child.

  • jim Yaun
    jim Yaun 3 days ago

    All i want to kno is why is Sparkel comimg out now when she didnt hit it big back then and now she coming out saying this?? To me sounds like she wants attention because she finally has a new album coming out now. Sparkel new that he married A.. She was around him alot more then she puts on especially sense she had songs with him. I wonder if she wanted to bring her neice to him to get him to help her. Then when she went to the law heade sure she wouldnt be abke to put more songs ouy now. Everything happen at the same time. She wanted to be an artist and got mad wjen R. Kelly wouldnt so it after he got word she was gonna turn him in...
    I also wonder tho if R.kelly got A killed. She wanted the marriage to be anulled and he didnt so he fucked the airplane up and it killed her.

  • _pOeTz
    _pOeTz 3 days ago

    Wait did she plug her music?????

  • _pOeTz
    _pOeTz 3 days ago

    Roland you missed asking probably the only question and response we wanted to hear, which was, if Sparkle knew about Aaliyah why would you bring your niece around R Kelly.? She knew he was messed up. That’s why she kept her eyes on her niece while she was recording. You better be careful what you say Sparkle. It’s turning around on you.

  • Qvèën Kyåìrřã
    Qvèën Kyåìrřã 3 days ago

    Dude not a real father, how you gone lie and say that’s not your daughter... A real man would’ve been ready to beat his ass.

  • Tiana Bey
    Tiana Bey 3 days ago

    That fool R Kelly gone mess around and kill them before he lets them go

  • DropSixteenTV Tv
    DropSixteenTV Tv 4 days ago

    Was Sparkle the one bringing her niece around him??

  • techer mcgibbon
    techer mcgibbon 4 days ago

    There is so many that's commenting about the poster behind Sparkle. So What. That was also her work. Something that she work hard to achieve. To me, the poster shows how despicable this predator is. You work with this women, her family, and look what you've done to them. He works continuously to deceive. And the sad part is, most of us fell for it. Smh

    DA SUPADUPA 4 days ago

    Why is she sitting under her poster with his name on it..

  • Noel Blake
    Noel Blake 4 days ago

    This story is so fucked up I wouldn't be surprised to find out sparkle sold her niece to r.kelly shit she probably planned the whole thing and if I was r.kelly I wouldn't of let my wife out the house either cuz she ugly has fuck like the i didn't know he was doing all of this defense lying asses

  • John Edwards
    John Edwards 4 days ago

    I knew that she was gonna promote herself. Damn

  • Gabrielle Raymond
    Gabrielle Raymond 4 days ago

    Where is Aaliyah's mother in all this? I know she spoke out about "Surviving R. Kelly" and said she did not believe the accusers. But just a few days later R. Kelly's lawyer said that Aaliyah was "in the wrong" because she is the one who "lied about her age" so they could get married. The subtext of that is R. Kelly and his people just called Aaliyah a "slutty" girl who came after him and trapped him. Why does Aaliyah's mom not care about that? The survivors are not tarnishing Aaliyah's reputation. R. Kelly and his people are, by essentially blaming the victims, most of whom, including Aaliyah, were CHILDREN at the time!

  • Angel Gonzalez
    Angel Gonzalez 4 days ago

    Damn sure not a surviver, but I bet my life she sure fcuked him?!!!!

  • Angel Gonzalez
    Angel Gonzalez 4 days ago

    I see right through that sexy ignorant bytch.

  • Angel Gonzalez
    Angel Gonzalez 4 days ago

    Sparkle, is so full of shyt. Sell out.

  • Autumn Daye Bryant- Hawkins

    What age was Dominique when she met him. Gone 9 years 😤 happy she’s home now.

  • Jude Williams
    Jude Williams 4 days ago

    that woman sure was brave the way she went get her daughter

  • Clif love
    Clif love 4 days ago +1

    A HEADN setting between 2 SHOULDERS. NECKLESS

  • MrWat777 313
    MrWat777 313 4 days ago

    Nice way to plug your new single Sparkle

  • Erv Goti
    Erv Goti 4 days ago

    Some white folks r behind this R Kelly BS. They paying these "UncleToms" serious money to act like victims. They all greedy-ass-devils. Nd will anything for that money. They wanna bring BillCosby a room mate.

  • just because
    just because 4 days ago

    Is the niece getting psychological therapy?

  • terminalcommand
    terminalcommand 4 days ago

    At the end of the day she feed her niece to R Kelly for personal/career gain....we don't hold women responsible for their actions. The same for some of the women who were in their 30s when they met R Kelly and who slept with underage girls themselves.....it seems like everyone had a part, not surprising.....

  • la vie
    la vie 4 days ago

    So. Je am right. HE'S THE VICTIM. PERIOD! Seriously, you really thought that he would accept Dave Chapelle making jokes on him? Wake the fuck up. Dutroux is a REAL Pedophile. GOOGLE THIS NAME. All for money, these women make me sick 😫🤑🤮👿🧟‍♀️

  • jay love
    jay love 4 days ago +1

    Why is that poster behind her with R Kelly Name on it? Seems kind of ironic.

  • Roxanne Roxanne
    Roxanne Roxanne 4 days ago

    It's plenty of lying going on in this situation - How is Aaliyah's Mama claiming to be with them all time soooooo where were you when they got married Boo??

  • Donna Johnson
    Donna Johnson 5 days ago

    Her story does not add up. She knew about Aliyah and she saw her niece in studio with man and did nothing. She would have been better just keeping her mouth closed. She sounds about as bad as Aliyah's mom sounds.

  • Phantom Gee
    Phantom Gee 5 days ago

    Got damn black women blind as hell

  • Wendy Wonderful
    Wendy Wonderful 5 days ago +2

    Let’s not forget he’s a victim of sexual abuse so that family member needs to be brought to trial as well

      DA SUPADUPA 4 days ago

      I agree..his sister was achild her self but I believe someone did the same to her its so sad

  • Wendy Wonderful
    Wendy Wonderful 5 days ago +1

    This is too much how the hell does something like this happen even after watching my heart goes out to that 14 year old Sparkel niece and His Ex wife now Andrea they were so abused and mistreated in away that was much different than the others but still this will never be excepted none of the girls ever tried to attempt to get out were they hoping for a real career so why not put up with him . This is so far outer reach that I’m hoping they get this predator I no longer listen to his music ! Yes

  • Tay Hereford
    Tay Hereford 5 days ago

    #Team Deflection# in the comment section. Pedo-Protection Team to the rescue. So 😢

  • Mitchell Alysha
    Mitchell Alysha 5 days ago +2

    Why does she have that photo of her in the background then it's produced by R. Kelly. Sometimes you have to really watch a person well b4 you punish the accuser

  • Jeffrey Laury
    Jeffrey Laury 5 days ago +2

    Everybody committing would you Allow R.kelly around your daughter's not me!!!!

  • Jeffrey Laury
    Jeffrey Laury 5 days ago +1

    If my daughter was manipulated by a man who was twice her age meaning 12 to 16 years of age i would shoot the shit out of him and think about prison later.

  • Gerardo Florez
    Gerardo Florez 5 days ago +2

    Look what happened to Tupac and look what happened to Mike Tyson those guys were both wrongfully accused

    • Gerardo Florez
      Gerardo Florez 6 hours ago

      +V J yeah he was found guilty doesn't mean that he was guilty!

    • V J
      V J 6 hours ago

      oh please. Tyson was found guilty.

  • Honest Progressive Detroiter

    Good job, Roland Martin. You are appreciated.

  • Breathmedia Breathmedia

    Sparkle is a fraud.

  • k zaheerah sultan
    k zaheerah sultan 5 days ago

    NO, THAT AIN'T CRAZY Y'ALL CRAZY! I ain't asking nobody to see one of
    mine. I'm kicking the door down and F* jail and everybody. And them grown
    folks that knew need to be locked up, too. If my children don't call me back in 3 days I'm coming over to see what's wrong. It's crazy out here. #downformine #whatsupfamily #yougoauntie

  • Timothy Brooks
    Timothy Brooks 5 days ago

    Sparkle pushing her single was tacky however my heart goes out to those young women. I will keep my focus on that. I wish the rest of the African American community would do the same.

  • A OAF
    A OAF 5 days ago

    She is promoting her Album R Kelly as a producer in the background...? Really,? Sparkle is looking for a come up... Sad :-(

  • Donna Mick
    Donna Mick 5 days ago +1

    If you are so disgusted by this man, why you got a picture in your home that has his name on it? If he did that to my niece I'd rid my home of any and everything related to him.

  • Shacaryl Choates
    Shacaryl Choates 5 days ago

    Everybody mad because LIFETIME made the documentary but the real question and the anger should be directed towards why didnt REVOLT OR BET do it?? It was well needed for the community idgaf who made it! Yes lifetime just made a killing off of this, but we as blacks gave them all of the footage and everything they needed to make this very well detailed documentary 20yrs of footage and evidence so why y’all mad? Be happy SOMEBODY BOUGHT IT TO LIGHT NOW THE REAL QUESTION IS WHAT DO WE DO NOW??! #LETS LEANUPOURCOMMUNITIES

  • Shacaryl Choates
    Shacaryl Choates 5 days ago

    I believe Sparkle because why would she lie on her own family. She lost a whole career and never looked back. She said out her own mouth I believe my sister and brother in law took a pay out from R Kelly. Plus she said they lied on the stand. Sparkle would have pressed charges if it was her child but the parents wouldn’t cooperate so her hands were tied. Proof she not lying the girls white team mate plus why haven’t her parents came forward to defend these allegations. She clearly said they were paid off makes sense to me.

    • Shacaryl Choates
      Shacaryl Choates 5 days ago

      Plus I feel Sparkle because I heard all the shit about him too, and if I introduced my niece to him imma be thinking the same thing like idgaf what the rumors are, he kno not to play with me or my family. We underestimate predators and how they move. We as blacks tend to turn blind eyes and it’s the truth. We think it will never be us and the whole time we knee deep in the shit. This should most definitely be an eye opener for a lot of families I pray it will be.🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

  • MC Legendforever
    MC Legendforever 6 days ago

    Aaliyahs Parents Lie !!!

  • Mona *4
    Mona *4 6 days ago

    These young woman Sparkle was complicity in this entire situation with her own niece. It was greed that allowed Sparkle to continue this threat. All of them need therapy.
    Roland, I can't watch this woman. I'm so discussed & her voice annoying. She knew who RKelly waa from the beginning. She 's a sad sad individual.

  • eve pires
    eve pires 6 days ago

    My heart goes out to sparkle. You did nothing wrong. Just looking out for your niece. Find peace in knowing we care about you

  • Patrizia Cavaliere
    Patrizia Cavaliere 6 days ago

    I was so mad at my parents who didn't let me go anywhere on my own when I was underaged. Now I understand and I'm glad they did...

  • A. Beth Berry
    A. Beth Berry 6 days ago

    Im just wondering why she chose to do this interview in front of that picture.

  • Ghostbullet47
    Ghostbullet47 6 days ago

    notice how she handled that last question. she doesnt want to talk to her niece about it? she was supposed to protect her but failed. now she cant even face her because of the guilt.

  • Rose Baker
    Rose Baker 6 days ago

    If i go to club and hear the DJ play R Kelly i'm walking out :(

  • Umar Lawal
    Umar Lawal 6 days ago


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    KTHREE31 6 days ago


  • KTHREE31
    KTHREE31 6 days ago

    She pimped out her niece with the parents, knowing the out-come after AALIYAH'S! When her career disappeared with-out him, she became bitter, then revenge & relevancy is now her agenda! I'm very disappointed in her, & she's obviously further showing hypocrisy with the poster & promoting her new music. She's also guilty for allowing all this to happen. I hope they all get some prison time, especially r. smelly, he should get life in prison with-out the possibility of parole! Make that disgusting low-life scum-bag suffer!!!! 💀🚔👎😡🐂💩🗑🐑

  • Cardigan Backyardingan

    Sparkle been sayin the same shit for years...she has always told the same story, why ya'll dissin her?

  • Black Cherubim
    Black Cherubim 6 days ago

    Those sweaters aren't doing you any favors.

  • Shachar Ben Netsarim

    Sparkle take that damn plaque of the wall behind you. You are talented on your own. Entrust your life to Yah completely.

  • Johnny Parker
    Johnny Parker 6 days ago

    If Suge Knight was free he would get the truth

  • samasia skipperable
    samasia skipperable 6 days ago

    Aaliyah’s parents were evidently not with their dtr all the time otherwise they would be dead too‼️

  • LotusFlowerBomb80 LotusFlowerBomb80

    On the parents part, they are ALL grown enough to remember allegations about R. Kelly so then the obvious conclusion is that they just PAYED TO PLAY. Anyone over the age of 35 have heard stories/rumors. PS, and this one here shamefully self-promoting while simultaneously "exhibiting" fake outrage. This Chick is straight up garbage.💯

  • Seth Merson
    Seth Merson 6 days ago

    Where are the parents?

  • J.Maxinta
    J.Maxinta 6 days ago

    Why we trashing black men and not realizing this a universal issue. Hispanic men white men are all getting with underage girls and we continue to support them so why is it we’re holding blk men to a different standard then everyone else have to follow. Why are we so outraged all a sudden when we see this behavior everyday in our community is it because it’s R.Kelly? Go to a high school and i can bet 💯 there is an older guy picking up a young girl, the security guards, the coaches, he’ll even some of the teachers i seen this with my own eyes as a kid. And i know others see it to.

  • Mz GP214
    Mz GP214 6 days ago

    Sparkle was in on it til he got hold to her niece biihhh stop it his wife said you been around and his main one for years and yall was in same shoes almost

  • Cameron  Floyd
    Cameron Floyd 6 days ago

    I remember that song she had "You better be careful what you do to me, because it might turn around on you." If that ain't the biggest karma song that pertains to this whole event.

  • Adriena Long
    Adriena Long 6 days ago

    SHAME on Aaliyah's mom/parents!!!
    #paidoff #silencehasaprice

  • Timika Harris
    Timika Harris 6 days ago

    Fuck this stupid show im so fucking done

  • Michelle Ifill
    Michelle Ifill 6 days ago

    Was the brother that testified for RKelly the father of the violated girl?

  • Dappdaddy666
    Dappdaddy666 6 days ago

    ...these women angry because R Kelly didn’t want their old asses😂✔️😳😊...

  • Mya Speeks
    Mya Speeks 6 days ago

    I was and am a fan of R. Kelly’s music, I have chosen not to support him or his music after a lot of real self understanding of my views on the rumors and suspicions about his actions.
    I am not in anyway looking away from his pedophilia but what I want to know is where was all this outrage from those around him who knew of his history. Even today Kelly’s ability to get people like Lady Gaga on a song knowing the suspect nature of his life and then these same persons “apologize” for being a part of his musical legacy.
    Pedophiles like R. Kelly’s can only get away with what they have because people are complicit. The staff who knowingly turn a blind eye to the young woman who enter his home knowing what will happen, the parents who did not take action against their daughters wing left alone in his presence, the musicians that despite knowing what occurred continued to work on projects with him, the family members who watched these events unfold and every single benefited person who benefited from the silence until and display horrified and mortified regret in front of the camera. They are all complicit, the ones watching the tape to the hiding the evidence to the ones leaving their daughters behind to live through it. Shame on all, as long as it was just a rumor nobody was bothered by the thought of young girls and women being treated like cattle but the moment someone shine a light they all raising their hand trying to be the first one to say “I knew but...” There are no buts because at the end of the day they were ok gaining from someone so humanly vile so off with ALL their heads. Complicit every one

  • Felicia Behanan
    Felicia Behanan 7 days ago

    AUNTIE YOU KNEW .......

  • David Alexander
    David Alexander 7 days ago

    So as a parent(s) why the hell are you allowing your teenage daughters to be introduced to this filty sex pervert by taking them to his concert(s) or what have you thinking shit is all good. Fuck no I'd be knocking doors down looking for my daughter fuck throwing stones at a window and shit. It's been clear for years of R. Kelly m.o. was ...little ass fucking girls. He's a fucking sick ass motherfucker that should have been locked up years ago. FUCK EM

  • Da Queasy
    Da Queasy 7 days ago

    is she crazy why does she have a poster of R Kelly in her background i have so much to say about that but I'll keep it to myself

  • Jack Hoffman
    Jack Hoffman 7 days ago

    Does anyone know where I can find the sex tape?

  • daphanie flowers
    daphanie flowers 7 days ago

    Sparkle is full of shit....

  • Dawn Lovely
    Dawn Lovely 7 days ago

    Most all industry people are involved in these type of acts and they only doig this to him because he has done something to upset the powers that be that run hollyweird