Jovante Cunningham who was R Kelly’s back-up singer has claims that she saw him having sex with 15-year-old Aaliyah in 1994 when he was 27.
She revealed this in Lifetime’s upcoming Surviving R. Kelly, which airs Thursday that saw witnessed then the 27-year-old singer having sex with Aaliyah while she was only 15-year-old
According to a report by People, thinking back on being on the road with Aaliyah, she said,
‘On a tour bus, there really aren’t many confined spaces. When you get on the bus there are bunks and so these bunks have little curtains you can pull at night if you don’t want anybody to see you sleeping.’
‘So it just so happened we were all laying in our bunks and the curtains are open, everybody’s communicating, laughing, when the [room] door flew open on the bus.,’ she recalled. ‘Robert was having sex with Aaliyah.’
When she was asked what she saw, she replied: ‘
Things that an adult should not be doing with a child.’I can’t stress to you how people are still suffering behind things that went on 20 years ago.’
Reports also revealed that in 1994 both Kelly and Aaliyah had a secret marriage but they both denied it.