YouTube Pulls R. Kelly's Channels From Platform Following Intercourse Trafficking Conviction

YouTube has joined the “Mute R. Kelly” marketing campaign and has eliminated the artist’s official channels from its web site.

“We are able to affirm that now we have terminated two channels linked to R. Kelly in accordance with our creator duty pointers,” a spokesperson for YouTube stated. 

R. Kelly TV and R. Kelly Vevo have each been pulled.


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“Egregious actions dedicated by R. Kelly warrant penalties past normal enforcement measures because of a possible to trigger widespread hurt,” Nicole Alston, YouTube’s head of authorized, stated, per Bloomberg. “Finally we’re taking this motion to guard our customers much like different platforms.”

Kelly is banned from utilizing YouTube however his music remains to be obtainable on YouTube music– which is weird.

Kelly was convicted of 9 racketeering and intercourse trafficking counts final month. His sentencing is not going to be till subsequent 12 months on Could 4, 2002. The disgraced singer faces 10 years in jail and as much as life.