Should you assume that doing karaoke to “Ignition (Remix)“ within the wake of the latest BuzzFeed Information story alleging R. Kelly is brainwashing younger ladies into collaborating in an abusive “intercourse cult” is problematic, attempt going to an R. Kelly live performance. Evidently persons are having second ideas about doing simply that, as Billboard stories that the R&B singer has canceled three of the 10 dates at the moment scheduled for his “After Celebration” tour.
These could be the Dallas, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans exhibits, which TMZ says have been canceled because of lack of ticket gross sales. That’s in line with TMZ’s well-known nameless sources, though the tabloid did cite its sources in reporting that lower than half the tickets to Kelly’s Friday night time present in Virginia Seashore have been offered as of Friday afternoon. (TMZ additionally says that an upcoming R. Kelly present in Los Angeles has been canceled, however it’s nonetheless on sale on Ticketmaster as of this writing, with tickets going for $93 a pop for nosebleed seats.)
As for what to anticipate for those who do present as much as an R. Kelly present as of late, Billboard has a snippet of video taken from Instagram displaying Kelly taking a fan’s telephone and rubbing it vigorously towards his crotch on the aforementioned Virginia Seashore present, which lasted for a mere 45 minutes (the live performance, not the rubbing). Perhaps followers are simply fearful about getting pinkeye.
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