Chrissy Teigen Says 'F**k R. Kelly' on Twitter After John Legend Slammed Singer on Lifetime Documentary

Chrissy Teigen blasted R. Kelly on Twitter after watching Lifetime’s six-part docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly, which exposed the singer’s alleged abuse of young women and girls.

The show, which ran for three nights on Lifetime, featured interviews of 50 people, some of whom had experienced or witnessed Kelly’s alleged sexual misconduct. There was also commentary from Kelly's family members, psychologists and music industry figures, including Teigen’s husband, award-winning singer John Legend.

Teigen shared her reaction to the unsettling docuseries and responded to a fan’s praise of her husband’s courageous effort in the show.

“I just finished it as well. Proud of John but so in awe of the strength and courage of the women involved, who survived and told their stories,” Teigen wrote on Monday.

The mother-of-two added: “I wish I could be as eloquent as John—but f**k R. Kelly. #MuteRKelly.”

Legend was the only major artist executive producer Dream Hampton was able to secure for the project. In an interview with the Detroit Free Press, the filmmaker explained how “incredibly difficult” it was to convince artists who had worked with Kelly to speak out on his alleged behavior.

“We asked Lady Gaga. We asked Erykah Badu. We asked Celine Dion. We asked Jay-Z. We asked Dave Chappelle,” Hampton revealed, noting the fact that she only managed to secure “people who have been critical” of Kelly.

“That makes John Legend even more of a hero for me,” she added.

Legend said his participation in the docuseries was an “easy decision.” Shortly after clips of his appearance in the series were released, the singer responded to fans applauding his involvement.

“To everyone telling me how courageous I am for appearing in the doc, it didn’t feel risky at all. I believe these women and don’t give a f**k about protecting a serial child rapist,” Legend wrote ahead of the show’s premiere on Thursday.

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