WTF was that? R Kelly dominates timelines after TV meltdown

07 March 2019 - 10:24 By Cebelihle Bhengu
US vocalist, songwriter and producer R Kelly.
US vocalist, songwriter and producer R Kelly.
Image: REUTERS/Andrea De Silva/File Photo/File Photo

Sexual assault suspect and Grammy Award-winning musician Robert Kelly is dominating Twitter trends and news headlines after a CBS interview with Gayle King on Wednesday.

Kelly, who has not  spoken about the sexual assault charges against him since his arrest, broke his silence by refuting the allegations and insisting  he is innocent.

What caught people’s attention was how he lost his temper during the interview, while King remained calm.

His reaction prompted even more people to take to the platform to share their thoughts.

Using the hashtags #RKellyinterview and #RKelly, tweeps said they were simply not buying his side of the story.

See some of the reactions: