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Joycelyn Savage Says Previous Statement About R. Kelly Was From An ‘Imposter’

Nothing is coming between Joycelyn Savage and R. Kelly, at least not anytime soon.

The former live-in girlfriend has done an about-turn and is back on the singer’s side. Savage was one of the women revealed to be in a long-term relationship and living with the convicted musician during the documentary exposé Surviving R. Kelly. Despite frequently defending the 52-year-old in interviews and in court, Savage posted on her Instagram account last month that it was time, to tell the truth about the relationship.

In a series of posts on Patreon, which is a paid platform directed at those in the creative industry, Joycelyn Savage exposed incidents of sexual and physical abuse, as well as allegedly being forced to have two abortions. The revelations were in contravention of a non-disclosure agreement she had been made to sign.

Now, the 24-year-old has sought to clarify the statements attributed to her — claiming that the Patreon account was entirely fake, and she had nothing to do with it.

In an emotional interview with TMZ, Savage said, “Please do not believe what you see and hear on social media. That is not my Instagram. Someone is impersonating me. I just want everyone to know we still support [Kelly] and we would never betray him. Me and [fellow girlfriend Azriel Clary] will forever love him.”

Savage further expanded on the hurt which the claims made by the supposed fake account had caused her.
“I would never in a million years hurt him like this. I would never do this,” she said. “It’s just really really sad that somebody would pretend to be me and put it out in the world and say that I’m a victim, that I am brainwashed, I’m a sex slave — it doesn’t get worse than that.”

In response to Savage’s interview, her family released a statement of their own in which they declared their belief that the sexual abuse claims made in the Patreon posts are, in fact, true, despite the account being fake.

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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh __ #JoycelynSavage is breaking her silence after a social media account that appeared to belong to her made a bunch of claims over the Thanksgiving holiday alleging abuse from #RKelly. __ Joycelyn is making it clear that not only are those social media accounts fake, but that she will never betray R. Kelly. She said all of this in a video obtained by @tmz_tv. __ She denied all of the abuse claims that were written on a #Patreon account claiming to be hers and that account has since been removed from the site. __ “I would never in a million years hurt him like this,” Joycelyn said. “So it’s really sad that someone would pretend to be me and put it out in the world and say that I’m- click the link in our bio to read more. (📹: @tmz_tv)

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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh __ #TSRUpdatez: #JoycelynSavage’s family has issued a statement following Joycelyn’s latest video in which she cleared the air about some recent allegations made on a Patreon account that was once attributed to her. __ Earlier today, Joycelyn released a video expressing her anger at whomever made the account and pretended to be her. She also said she would never betray R. Kelly and denied the abuse claims made from the account. __ The family released a statement through its attorney Gerald Griggs, saying they are saddened and disappointed to learn that it wasn’t Joycelyn behind the Patreon account. __ But even though the account turned out to be a fake, Joycelyn’s family still believes that the sexual abuse allegations made on the account are real and that those are allegations that their own independent investigation found to be-click the link in our bio to read more.

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