Some Africans have taken to Twitter to kick against singer , R Kelly’ s alleged plan to escape to the continent following alleged sex crimes scandal .The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the ‘ Lean on me ’ singer has been facing criticism and possible music boycott for alleged sexual abuse which were detailed in a documentary .
The documentary , ` Surviving R . Kelly’ is a six -part series detailing sexual abuse allegations against R . Kelly in the U . S . It aired over three nights, from January 3 to January 5 , 2019 .
Featuring more than 50 interviews, the show unpacks the R & B singer ’ s reported two – decade history of using money and fame to sexually abuse women , oftentimes young black girls .
According to host Angela Martinez during ‘ The Breakfast Club ’ on Thursday , investigators received a tip from an anonymous individual , revealing the singer ’ s intentions to flee .
American media personality Charlemagne tha God, during the same episode of The Breakfast Club , said , “ You think you can just pull up in Johannesburg and Nigeria and be welcomed with open arms ?”
“ They got the internet too, and they know what’ s going on . His brothers in Africa will whoop him , ” he said reacting to R Kelly’ s alleged planned escape to Africa .
Since the news broke, Twitter users mostly Africans have warned the singer against the move.
They urged him to clear his sexual assault charges before visiting .
They also pleaded with relevant authorities to prevent him from relocating to prevent the continent from being seen as a hiding place for alleged sexual predators .
Below are some of the tweets :
@ Enyakanbi said , “ Running to Africa will increase his woes . He should better run to Jesus . ”
@ Spritfingers wrote , “ Deny his passport . Freeze his accounts . ”
@ Nchi _ feny tweeted , “ We don’ t want him in Africa . He should take responsibility for his actions . @ rkelly you should consider running to God instead . ”
@ Faux _ bode said , “ He should not try that rubbish ! Because Africa is a dumping ground abi ?!”
@ Preshey said , “ He is not welcome in West Africa . ”
@ Sox _ m tweeted , “ He ’ ll be okay , we still haven ’ t dealt with our own perpetrators . Nikka dropping a mixtape soon even. ”
@ Bloss _ cherry tweeted , “ On behalf of Kenya , issa no from us !! We don ’ t want him . ”
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