Thompson’s Kelly said he agreed to an interview because people “think that I’m some kind of a monster; I’m here to remove all the doubt.”
“My lawyer was telling me no, but my ego — my ego was telling me yes,” he added.
He repeatedly insisted that King ― played by Leslie Jones ― call him “victim,” but she wasn’t having it.
When asked about “Surviving R. Kelly,” the Lifetime docuseries about the sexual assault accusations against him, orchestral music swelled and Thompson crooned: “It’s 10 o’clock in the morning and I’m talking to Oprah’s friend. If I can just get through this, everybody’s going to love me again.”
Finally, he stood and demanded Jones “think for a minute” about the accusations against him.
“I gave you ‘Trapped in a Closet,’ ‘Feelin’ on Yo Booty,’ ‘Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number’ and so many other clues, and this is how you repay me?” he asked.
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