Drake’s father is talking out in assist of two very controversial celebrities: musician R. Kelly and “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.
The rapper’s dad, Dennis Graham, who’s releasing new music of his personal, referred to as them each “good associates” throughout an interview and supplied his ideas on why he feels they’re being mistreated within the media.
Kelly is going through a number of sexual abuse expenses together with allegedly having intercourse with minors. He is denied the allegations, pleaded not responsible and is at present out of jail on bond.
His alleged habits turned a part of the nationwide dialog after Lifetime aired a docuseries titled “Surviving R. Kelly,” by which quite a few survivors got here ahead and detailed their alleged experiences with the R&B singer of bodily, psychological, and sexual abuse.
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Graham informed the outlet: “He’s buddy of mine. I want him the perfect. I hate that it’s taking place to him. There’s a cause why ladies come out after the very fact. He has my assist 100 p.c.”
When requested about Smollett, who’s being accused of staging a hate crime and allegedly submitting a faux police report, Graham mentioned, “Jussie has been misunderstood. As a matter of truth, they know that. That story that got here out about Jussie in Chicago will not be true about Jussie.”
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“Jussie is a buddy of mine, additionally. They’ve completely reconstructed his story,” he added.
In late January, Smollett claimed that two males attacked him on the road in Chicago within the early morning and yelled racial and homophobic slurs at him. In accordance with Chicago Police, Smollett paid the 2 males to assault him.
Graham’s single, “That On That,” drops this week.