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Referencing the recent New York Times exposé of Adams that alleged he exchanged explicit messages with a minor, “Weekend Update” co-host Michael Che said that it was “just another example of a white musician doing something a black musician did first,” as a photo of Kelly appeared over his shoulder.
This is the second time “Weekend Update” has made a joke about Kelly following the release of the Lifetime documentary series Surviving R. Kelly, which details the R&B singer’s long history of alleged abuse of underaged women. A former intern of Kelly recently spoke out, claiming she had a sexual relationship with the performer when she was 16.
Meanwhile, FBI agents in New York opened an inquiry into the allegations against Adams earlier this week, according to a report from the Times.
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