Officials in Georgia are Asking Live Nation to Cancel Upcoming R. Kelly Concert

Officials in Fulton County, Georgia, are asking Live Nation to cancel an upcoming R. Kelly concert at the county-owned Wolf Creek Amphitheater.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the county attorney will send a request to the concert promotions giant at the behest of county commissioners. The news comes, of course, in the wake of the BuzzFeed story which claimed that Kelly keeps a “cult” of women and controls every aspect of their lives.

Kelly had canceled three dates on his upcoming tour, in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Dallas. Seven tour dates, including the Fulton County show on Aug. 25, remain on his active schedule.

A county representative told the paper that the request to cancel the show reflects the wishes of area residents, but the final decision belongs to Live Nation. R. Kelly gave a statement last week calling the sex cult allegations “crap,” but has not specifically addressed the cancelled tour dates in public.

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