Andrea Kelly will debut on the reality TV show later this year, and she has made it quite clear she won't be kind about her ex, who is facing criminal charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Kelly was indicted last month on the charges involving four victims, three of whom were underage, in incidents spanning more than a decade. He has denied the accusations.
In a "Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta" teaser, obtained by Entertainment Tonight, Andrea says, "I don't know what it's like to be R. Kelly's child. I only know what it's like to be his ex-wife."
Married to Kelly from 1996 to 2009, Andrea accused him of abuse in the damning "Surviving R. Kelly" docu-series.
She opened up about finding the strength to come forward in an emotional Instagram post in January.
"Thank God for his grace, guidance, love AND deliverance," she wrote. "I celebrate the woman I am TODAY! Though some want (to) 'expose' the pain filled, scared, abused women I was.....STOP! I AM No longer afraid. No longer willing to silence my PAIN AND SUGARCOAT THE ABUSE I ENDURED because of how my abuser and his LEGAL TEAM were THREATENING to come against me if I 'didn't choose wisely'."
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Thank God for his grace,guidance,love AND deliverance. I celebrate the women I am TODAY! Though some want “expose” the pain filled, scared,abused women I was.....STOP! I AM No longer afraid. No longer willing to silence my PAIN AND SUGARCOAT THE ABUSE I ENDURED because of how my abuser and his LEGAL TEAM were THREATENING to come against me if I “didn’t choose wisely.” NO MORE! Don’t speak about MY GROWTH OR JOURNEY especially if you have NEVER BEEN ABUSED. And for the ones that have endured my pain and have been in the place I WAS IN YEARS AGO....as in IN MY PAST😳YOU’RE NOT ALONG. From covering bruises and saying you “bumped into the counter” to telling his co-workers he a wonderful provider and a “good man” to avoid a beating for saying the opposite....I was you! I want you to know you don’t have to cover for your abuser ANY MORE!!! It took a lot of therapy and even more tears to know what I know TODAY!!!! Oh did I say TODAY!!!! PS....WHAT I DID or SAID SHOULD NEVER BE MORE IMPORTANT THAN WHY I DID IT OR SAID IT. Do your research on #domesticviolence and the #cycles #signs and #effects before you deem yourself JUDGE AND JURY!!! OH I HAVE SOOOO MUCH MORE TO SAY AND I WILL VERY SOON!!!! #survivor IAMDREAKELLY......
She shares three kids with the disgraced R&B star.