Pace says she’s particularly concerned about a friend she brought into Kelly’s circle when they were both teenagers and who multiple sources say still lives with Kelly.
Kelly has adamantly denied allegations of wrongdoing, and one alleged victim, 21-year-old Joycelyn Savage, has said she is doing fine.
It is clear these continuing stories are the result of the effort of those with personal agendas who are working in concert to interfere with and damage his career. Kelly again denies any and all wrong doing and is taking appropriate legal action to protect himself from ongoing defamation.”Pace is the fourth former member of Kelly’s circle to tell Buzz Feed News that the star mentally and physically abuses the women closest to him.
Kelly has faced similar allegations for years: In 2005, for example, his then-wife, Andrea Lee, filed for an order of protection in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging that her husband had slapped and hit her, and demanding “no contact at all by any means.” She later dropped that order.
If she would have come forward, I think it would have made a huge difference. He's free." The MTV article reported that Pace was 18, but public records, as well as Pace’s birth certificate and driver’s license, show she was actually 15 at the time; she admits she lied to the reporter because Cook County sheriff’s officers were not admitting anyone under 18 into the trial.
Outside of court at the time, she defended Kelly to multiple news outlets. Pace says she met Kelly when he was walking into the court building.
He’s brainwashed them really bad, and it kind of reminds me of Charles Manson.”“I just really hope I can help these women out,” she says.