Georgia man tells police R. Kelly's manager threatened him
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia man involved with a recent documentary detailing abuse allegations against R. Kelly told police the singer's manager threatened him.
A Stockbridge police report says Timothy Savage told an officer on Jan. 3 that Don Russell had texted him saying it would be best for him and his family if the documentary didn't air.
Savage said he and his wife were involved with Lifetime's "Surviving R. Kelly" series.
The report says Russell called Savage while the officer was there and Savage put the phone on speaker. Russell accused Savage of lying to Lifetime and that if he continued to support the series, Russell and Kelly would be forced to release information that would show Savage was a liar.
Contact information for Russell could not be immediately found.
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