Kelly Sued for Sexual Battery, False Imprisonment, Transmitting Sexual Disease

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Rodgers also claimed that R. Kelly subjected her to abuse, locked her in secluded rooms as punishment for not pleasing him sexually.

During their relationship, Faith says R Kelly also asked her to sign a contract that he said would offer him "protection". Papers filed in NY accuse the musician of sexual battery, false imprisonment and failure to disclose a sexually transmitted disease. The 20-year-old says that Kelly "mentally, sexually and verbally" abused her during their relationship.

After two months of phone calls, texting, and FaceTiming, she alleges he flew her to NY to attend one of his shows, even paying for her hotel. They exchanged phone numbers, and Kelly later had her flown out to NY. The lawsuit said that he initiated unwanted sexual contact, and that they had non-permissive painful and abusive sex. After the incident, Rogers says she went and got tested for STD's and was told she had been infected with herpes, but had been "disease free" before sex with Kelly. "I don't care what the situation is", he reportedly replied.

For nearly twenty years, rumors of Kelly's proclivity for young women have haunted him, and he was even married to singer Aaliyah when she was 15 years old. "And he basically was trying to make it seem like it was a family thing".

Kelly has denied any wrong doing and has not been charged with any crimes connected with women's the allegations.

Rodgers believes Kelly was preparing her to join a group of women she alleges he lives and travels with. "You feel like, 'I'm chilling with somebody I went to high school with'".

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In 2002, Kelly was charged with 21 counts of child pornography related to his allegedly videotaping himself having sex with an unidentified underage girl.

An appearance at a concert in his native Chicago scheduled earlier this month was canceled after protests.

Her complaint describes how R Kelly formed a relationship with her, "under the auspices of helping her develop a career in entertainment".

Rodgers hopes to help other women who didn't walk away, she said.

R. Kelly's management had no comment on the allegations when reached out to by EW. A spokesperson for the singer said in April that the assertions were "a greedy, conscious, and malicious conspiracy to demean him".

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