New Accuser Comes In R. Kelly-Sex Cult Fiasco
Jerhonda Pace, says she was only 16 years old at the time she engaged in a sexual relationship with the R&B megastar.
R. Kelly was accused of leading an abusive sex cult last month and now faces even more damning accusations around such claims.
In a new report published by BuzzFeed, 24 years Jerhonda Pace has come to open up about his past sexual relationship with the "I Believe I Can Fly" singer. The former R. Kelly "superfan" claims to have complied with the R&B singer during his 2008 child pornography trial, one says that he was missing school to attend to every day.
Although the encounter was brief, the native of Chicago, said that what led to an invitation to attend a party at Kelly's Illinois mansion in 2009. Sexual and physically abusive relationship came out of there. At the time, she was only 16 years of age.
Pace alleged that Kelly slapped, choked and spit on her. The claims were verified during a polygraph test Pace took after she chose to seek a civil settlement of Kelly as opposed to filing criminal charges.
For sharing your story with BuzzFeed, the Pace is likely to break the confidentiality agreement she signed when she was awarded a settlement of Kelly, but she feels obligated to give a voice to other women, still connected to the singer.
"If I can talk and I can help you get out of that situation, which is what I'm going to do," Pace told BuzzFeed. "I have no one to speak in my name when I was going through what I was going through with him. He is a brain-washing really bad, and reminds me a little of Charles Manson."
A representative of Kelly quickly fired again in the latest batch of allegations and issued a statement to BuzzFeed.
"The charges against Mr. Kelly are false and are done by people known to be dishonest," the representative said. "It is evident the persistence of these stories are the result of the efforts of people with personal agendas that are working together to interfere with and damage his career. Mr. Kelly again denied any and all wrong doing and is taking the appropriate legal action to protect itse