R Kelly married Aaliyah when she was just 15 years old and he was 27 years old, and this time it’s not rumors. The entertainer’s lawyer confirmed this. It’s been long circulated that R Kelly and Aaliyah were in a relationship and got married, but the singer has never admitted to this until now.
R Kelly’s back appears to be up against the wall since the airing of Surviving R Kelly. With the flame of sexual allegations with young girls rising, R Kelly had his lawyer come out saying that yes, he indeed had a relationship with Aaliyah and was married to her. R Kelly’s lawyer, Steve Greenberg said this of R Kelly marrying Aaliyah at age 15, saying Elvis Presley was married to Priscilla at. He was married to Aaliyah when she was 15. Elivis was married to Priscilla.
Greenberg’s point is in case is not a good one. Priscilla was 22 years old when she married Elvis, and with her parents blessing. As oppose to Aaliyah who was 15 years old, and she reportedly married R Kelly against her parents wishes. When it was rumored at the time that R Kelly married Aaliyah– Aaliyah not too long after the rumors came out with a song about age ain’t nothing but a number. The song was said to have been written by R Kelly. Since the airing of the docuseries, many celebrities have cut ties with R Kelly, and those whom he wrote songs for have said they will not sing those songs again.
Lady Gaga, one of the most notables, came out just days ago saying she regrets working with the entertainer. Gaga went further in saying that she will have the song, Do What You Want With My Body taken down off iTunes and other platforms. Gaga worked on the over-sexed-up song with R Kelly and performed it to a shocking Grammy awards audience at the time.