“We’re very, very close friends” – Video Soul Gold (1994)

In a joint interview with Aaliyah, R Kelly appears smug when both are questioned on their ages and relationship.


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“She’s grown”: around the four-minute mark R Kelly clearly calls Aaliyah “grown” – despite the fact that he started working with her when she was 14.


“She’s 14, Aaliyah. She’s real street” – behind-the-scenes footage (1994)

R Kelly claimed to NOT know Aaliyah was just 15 when they married in secret in 1994 (he claimed she was 18).

However, this behind-the-scenes interview PROVES he knew her real age.