Lifetime Developing Documentary Series Based On R. Kelly’s Alleged Sex Cult
Lifetime has announced two upcoming projects about R.Kelly are in the works, Variety reports.
Lifetime has ordered two projects that will tackle the allegations of alleged abuse currently swirling around R&B star R. Kelly, the network announced Monday.
The first project is an untitled documentary series that will investigate rumors of abuse, predatory behavior, and pedophilia surrounding the singer. Alleged survivors of Kelly’s abuse and people from his inner circle will participate, providing allegations about his alleged sexual, mental, and physical abuse. Lifetime has also greenlit a movie that will delve into the inner world of R. Kelly, detailing allegations of abuse and mind games.
The documentary series and movie are executive produced by Joel Karsberg and Jesse Daniels of Kreativ Inc., which, as part of their production deal, is backed exclusively by Bunim/Murray Productions (BMP). dream hampton is an executive producer on the documentary series, along with Brie Miranda Bryant from Lifetime. Ilene Kahn Power serves as an executive producer on the movie and Barbara Marshall will write the script.
The projects will be about the star’s alleged history of abuse and will investigate rumors of predatory behavior, and pedophilia according to Variety.
One is a fiction film that will explore the singer’s private life and detail his alleged sexual abuse and manipulation, while the other is a docuseries in which alleged survivors of R. Kelly’s abuse and people from his inner circle will participate, providing information about his alleged sexual, mental, and physical abuse.
The projects will be a part of Lifetime’s Stop Violence Against Women initiative, wherein the network partners with advocacy organizations to increase awareness and resources for female victims of abuse.
The campaign specifically targets high school and college students, as well as women of color.
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