By Associated Press | PUBLISHED: March 6, 2019 at 11:20 pm | UPDATED: March 6, 2019 at 11:22 pm CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Two women who live with R. Kelly in Chicago say their parents are trying to get money from the R&B singer so they have been lying about Kelly holding them against their will. Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, in an interview with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King, defend their relationship with Kelly and deny reports that they have been brainwashed. The 23-year-old Savage tells King: “Our parents are basically out here just to get money and scam.” Clary, who is 21, breaks into tears during the interview and King asks her why she’s crying. Clary says she’s “crying because you guys don’t know the truth.” She says what’s being said is “lies for money.” Both women’s parents say they never … [Read more...] about The Latest: Women say parents lying about Kelly, want money
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Joe Coscarelli and Melena Ryzik, New York Times Published 3:25 pm PST, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 FILE -- Ryan Adams at Pax Am studios in Los Angeles, Feb. 6, 2017. Several women say Adams offered to jumpstart their music careers, then pursued them sexually and in some cases retaliated when they spurned him. He denies the claims. (Elizabeth Weinberg/The New York Times) less FILE -- Ryan Adams at Pax Am studios in Los Angeles, Feb. 6, 2017. Several women say Adams offered to jumpstart their music careers, then pursued them sexually and in some cases retaliated when they spurned ... more Photo: ELIZABETH WEINBERG/NYT Photo: ELIZABETH WEINBERG/NYT Image 1 of / 14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 FILE -- Ryan Adams at Pax Am studios in Los Angeles, Feb. 6, 2017. Several women say … [Read more...] about Ryan Adams dangled success. Women say they paid a price.
A New York Times report alleged seven women have claimed singer-songwriter Ryan Adams offered to help them with their music careers but then turned things sexual, and he sometimes became emotional and verbally abusive. In Wednesday's story, titled, "Ryan Adams Dangled Success. Women Say They Paid a Price," a 20-year-old female musician said Adams, 44, had inappropriate conversations with her while she was 15 and 16. Identified by her middle name Ava, she said Adams exposed himself during a video call.Adams' ex-wife, actress and singer Mandy Moore, said Adams was psychologically abusive toward her throughout their marriage. Their divorce was official in 2016.The Times said the accounts have been corroborated by family members or friends who were present at the time.Managers for Adams didn't immediately return an email seeking comment from The Associated Press, but his lawyer denied the claims to the Times."Mr. Adams unequivocally denies that he ever engaged in inappropriate online … [Read more...] about Several women claim singer Ryan Adams was sexually inappropriate, emotionally abusive, report says
Dareece Carruthers poses for a portrait in her new apartment on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Dareece Carruthers poses for a portrait in her... Photo by Doug Strickland /Times Free Press. A little more than six years since killing her live-in boyfriend of 14 years during an argument, Dareece Carruthers smiled as she anticipated the new year just days away. "It's like I have a clean sheet of paper," she said. "I just feel optimistic, I do. I don't know anybody, and I have no distractions. I can stay focused and know what I need to do. It feels good." Carruthers is in her own apartment on Ocoee Street just two months after being released from Next Door, a transition program for females coming out of the prison system. She spent 175 days at Next Door after six and a half years in three Tennessee prisons for the criminal homicide of Jocquis Guinn, the father of her two children. The Chattanooga Times Free Press Neediest Cases Fund provided Carruthers … [Read more...] about Ex-convict looking to wipe slate clean gets help from Neediest Cases
Rabia Kazan has witnessed first-hand the mistreatment and abuse of women in Iran who live under Sharia law, and she knows millions more are suffering and even dying from honor killings, female genital mutilation, child sex trafficking, and child marriage across the Middle East. Kazan and almost two dozen other women from or with roots in the Middle East spent two days in Washington, DC., to share their stories and to take their message directly to President Donald Trump and Congress. They said they are grateful for Trump’s willingness to confront these issues and will do their part to help him get elected to a second term in 2020.Rabia Kazan, the founder of the Middle East Women’s Coalition, held events in Washington, DC, on Tuesday and Wednesday to make Americans aware of the plight of women living under Sharia law. (Penny Starr/Breitbart News) “Unfortunately, the whole world ignores our pain,” Kazan said on Tuesday at the National Press Club. “They … [Read more...] about WATCH: Middle Eastern Women Share Chilling Sharia Law Stories: ‘Silence Is Killing Us’