Newswire: Georgia official calls for criminal investigation into R. Kelly “cult”

It’s been about a month since BuzzFeed published Jim DeRogatis’ latest exposé on the allegedly unseemly behavior of R. Kelly. DeRogatis, a veteran music journalist, was also the first to report on Kelly’s alleged sexual relationships with minors. But in July’s investigative piece, DeRogatis presented even more troubling information regarding the R&B singer’s alleged “cult.” According to parents of the young women purportedly involved, Kelly is holding the alleged victims against their will in his homes in Chicago and Atlanta. In the time since the latest bombshell dropped, there have been denials from both Kelly and one of the women he “lives” with, and Kelly’s tour is going uninterrupted. But that might not be the case for much longer, as BuzzFeed now reports that a Georgia official wants a full investigation of these allegations.

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