One of R. Kelly’s loyal girlfriends has turned herself in to authorities following a struggle with one other considered one of Kelly’s girlfriends.
Joycelyn Savage, 24, turned herself in on the Chicago Police Department late Wednesday evening (Jan. 8). She was charged with one depend of misdemeanor domestic battery.
She will meet with a judge Thursday to learn the terms of her release will. Her next court date to face the charges is scheduled for February 6th.
Savage was charged after a physical altercation on Wednesday with Azriel Clary, 22, in the Trump Tower apartment they shared in Chicago until Clary recently moved out. The fight was captured on video via Clary’s Instagram Live session.
The verbal altercation turned physical and Savage hit Clary. Clary later told police that Savage punched her with a closed fist, hit her wither her phone, and attempted to kick her. They were separated by other people in the apartment.
Clary also repeatedly claimed that Savage was going to jail for the assault as well as for having sex with her when she was underage—the same crime and charges currently against Kelly.
Savage fled the scene before police arrived. Clary was taken to a hospital and treated for redness and swelling of her left eye.
Joycelyn is sadly in jail for assault, I thank everyone for sending me lots of love and prayers. You all will know everything sooner than later. ???
— Azriel Clary (@theonlyazriel) January 9, 2020
In Atlanta, TMZ briefly spoke with Savage’s dad and mom, who’ve been desperately making an attempt to get her to depart Kelly’s circle for years.
“We just have to keep praying,” her father, Timothy, stated of the scenario. He added that they’re going to contact their legal professional to see what authorized motion could be taken.
Mr. Savage famous that the video of the altercation—which solely captured audio—was “sketchy.” However, he continued responsible Kelly for his daughter’s predicament.
“None of us want this to happen,” Mr. Savage stated. “We should always blame it on the predator himself, R. Kelly.”
He additionally revealed that they’ve nonetheless have had no contact with their daughter, who has been refusing to talk with them.