Warrant issued for R. Kelly's former manager

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Lifetime's "Surviving R. Kelly" featured a number of women who confirmed the singer was brainwashing women and holding women against their will in a sex cult at his mansions in IL and Georgia.

Representatives for R. Kelly have been pushing back against the claims, with the singer's Chicago attorney, Steve Greenberg, telling WGN-TV of the docuseries: "There are no underage women, there is no sex cult, it's all some reality TV made up story".

Foxx called a press conference to make it known that she is willing to look into opening an investigation, but needs the unknown accusers and their families to come forward. Kelly, who turned 52 on Tuesday, has denied wrongdoing.

Greenberg says the state's attorney shouldn't be soliciting cases, adding there are no current complaints and no evidence because it didn't happen.

"My oldest daughter [not Azriel] downplayed it because she was scared of what they told her", Clary said.

While no charges have now been brought in Kelly's other residence of Chicago, Cook County state attorney Kim Foxx held a press conference on Tuesday to encourage any victims to "please come forward". Griggs said Fulton County investigators "haven't confirmed or denied an investigation". She has not, however, been in touch with Kelly.

"If we are going to take these allegations seriously - it isn't one of those situations where it's just forensics, we need actual witnesses and victims to have the courage to tell their stories", she said.

Foxx's announcement the news that the Fulton County District Attorney's Office has opened an investigation into accusations made against Kelly in the docuseries. He also said it was inappropriate for a state's attorney to characterize allegations she'd seen on TV, prior to charges or even an investigation.

Foxx said she has been "in contact with" people who have information related to claims in Cook County. Savage claims his daughter is being held against her will by R. Kelly and Mason threatened him for speaking out about it. In 2002, he was arrested after a video surfaced appearing to show him having sex with and urinating on a 14-year-old girl.

Rather, he was acquitted on child pornography charges in 2008.

Kelly won a Grammy in 1997 for "I Believe I Can Fly", and is known for such raunchy hits as "Bump N' Grind" and "Ignition".

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