R. Kelly has been dropped by his publicist, lawyer and assistant.

In the wake of new allegations.

April 21, 2018
R. Kelly has been dropped by his publicist, lawyer and assistant. Mike Pont / Getty Images

R. Kelly has been dropped by his lawyer Linda Mensch, BBC confirms. They also have reported that Diane Copeland, who has worked as Kelly's executive assistant for over a decade, resigned from her job at the top of the month. That's not all, though. His publicist, Trevian Kutti, told Rolling Stone earlier today that "effective April 16, 2018, I no longer represent Mr. Robert Kelly."

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Their departures come mere weeks after the BBC aired a new documentary titled R. Kelly: Sex, Girls, and Videotapes, which unveiled a litany of new accusations of the cult-like environment that Kelly created for the women in his life. A number of artists have spoken out against him in recent weeks, including Jack Antonoff and Vince Staples, who described Kelly as a "fucking piece of shit" at Coachella last weekend.

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R. Kelly has been dropped by his publicist, lawyer and assistant.