The abused sex prosecutor R Kelly broke his silence by angrily denied the charges before shouting "I'm fighting for my f ** life."
On Wednesday, the singer will appear on American breakfast TV to defend his innocence as if he were sentenced to 70 years behind bars.
Speaking at CBS this morning, Ignition star told presenter Gayle King: "I did not do this stuff, that's not me, I'm fighting for my f ** life ", as it is broken.
Kelly, who had previously been cleared of child pornography, came to life as he denied keeping women against their will, as detailed in the recent documentary "Surviving R. Kelly."
"How stupid you would be to do it," he said with tears running down his face.
Looking in the camera, he then said: "It's stupid, use your common sense, forget what you feel for me, hate me if you want, love me if you want, use your common sense.
"How stupid would it be to me, with my crazy past and what I went through, now I need to be a monster and keep the girls against their will and chained them in my cellar and not let them eat?
"Stop it, you stopped playing."
Kelly was unequivocal when it came to "emotionally and physically abusing" women under the age of 18.
When they defied the allegations, Kelly said they were "untrue" before rejecting the rumors.
He replied by saying "if they are old voices, new voices, future voices, it is not true".
Kelly also questioned the relevance of a previous court case regarding impropriety with underage girls. Asked if this past is relevant, he said: "Absolutely not, it's not like that, because for one, I beat my case, when you beat something, you beat it."
He then went on to say that "it was not fair" that he was facing "double risk" for these charges. Kelly emphasized: "It's not fair for anyone: when you defeat your case, defeat your case".
Kelly, 52, has been charged with ten charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
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