Touré Neblett’s participation in Surviving R. Kelly backfired. While the dialogue that adopted the documentary sequence’ finale might have been targeted on R. Kelly, the subject of rape tradition has roped in different people, together with Neblett. A former colleague of his has come ahead with accusations of sexual harassment. He has since issued a assertion in response to her claims.
“On the present, our group, together with myself, engaged in edgy, crass banter, that on the time I didn’t suppose was offensive for our tight-knit group. I’m sorry for my language and for making her really feel uncomfortable in any means. As a lead on the present, I ought to have avoided this conduct. I’ve realized and grown from this expertise,” Touré mentioned.
This assertion comes after screenshots of a 2017 texting interplay Touré had with the accused, wherein he apologized.
“Look I’ve realized rather a lot watching this occur. The means I teased you is now not humorous to me. I had no thought how rampant it’s and the way a lot it will get in a working girl’s means and the way I’ve contributing to an surroundings of bs,” he wrote. “And I hate that. I am not enjoying like that with you or anybody anymore. I do know I used to be enjoying an aggressive recreation with you and thought you knew the place I used to be coming from however I would not put you or me in that place once more. It was silly and obnoxious and I really feel dangerous about it.”
He then goes on to ask her to not discuss him negatively. View the screenshots beneath.