While R. Kelly awaits trial — on multiple sexual assault charges in three states— in a jail outside Chicago,“Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning,” which aired on Lifetime in three episodes on Jan. 2-4 — and brought a 40% increase in calls to RAINN’s national sexual assault hotline (800-656-4673). RAINN, (the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization.

The first installment of last year’s Lifetime docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly” led to charges and incarceration for the singer, who has had dozens of allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against him over the past 25 years.



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