The minister who married R Kelly and Aaliyah has spoken publicly about it for the first time. (If it wasn’t to admit that he’s an enabling piece of garbage, I’m not interested. It takes a village to raise a monster like R Kelly.)

+ “From the vantage point of 2021, it is hard to imagine how a sexual-abuse scandal involving two of the biggest names in popular music would not derail the alleged abuser’s career. But Kelly thrived as an artist and producer in the years that followed; he would go on to sell a total of more than a hundred million records.” The New Yorker: The Focus Finally Turns to Aaliyah, in R. Kelly’s Trial.