Drea Kelly was married to R&B star R. Kelly for 13 years. In a world exclusive interview she is joined by her daughter Joann as they talk about his numerous accusations of sexual assault.
Surviving R. Kelly is a six-part Lifetime documentary detailing sexual abuse allegations against R. Kelly that he has continuously denied. It aired over three nights, from January 3 to January 5, 2019.
Filmmaker and music critic Dream Hampton served as executive producer and musicians Chance the Rapper, John Legend and Stephanie “Sparkle” Edwards appeared in the documentary.
Its premiere episode on January 3, 2019, was Lifetime’s highest-rated program in more than two years, with 1.9 million total viewers.