With the discussion around Lifetime’s new documentary “Surviving R. Kelly” on the rise, a Twitter thread has prompted a very important question: How many of us have heard rumors and of child predators and shrugged them off in our own communities?
If you haven’t already watched the documentary, we invite you to watch it, because his alleged victims deserve to be heard by as many people as possible.
It’s truly upsetting to see how easily he has been able to do this to teenage girls for decades, and how the culture has enabled that.
The dialogue around the documentary has sparked of many discussions and has brought up many points, and one of the people that sparked such discussion was sports writer Julie DiCaro.
The question is spot on, because you won’t find a woman in the world that can’t answer it. Check out some of the best responses below, and feel free to share your own in the comments!