Dominique Gardner is one of R. Kelly’s former live-in girlfriends and alleged abuse victims. R. Kelly who is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former semi-professional basketball player.
However, in 2019 Kelly was arrested for several acts of sexual crimes, including child pornography and sexual assault of multiple counted. Since the 1990s, Kelly has been the subject of numerous allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct, often with underage girls, all charges he denies.
In 2002, he was indicted on 13 counts of child pornography but was acquitted of all charges in 2008. In January 2019, a widely viewed Lifetime docuseries titled Surviving R. Kelly detailed allegations of sexual abuse by multiple women, allegations Kelly denies. Facing pressure from the public using the Mute R. Kelly hashtag, RCA Records dropped Kelly.
On February 22, 2019, Kelly was indicted on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. On July 11, 2019, Kelly was arrested on federal charges alleging sex crimes and obstruction of justice. Kelly faces a total of 18 federal counts, including child pornography, kidnapping, and forced labor, as of July 12, 2019.
The documentary released on January 2, 2020, and previously Bruce and Kelly’s Ex-wife, Andrea and his Girlfriend Kitti Jones appeared in the Emmy Award Docuseries in which Bruce revealed that he has always preferred, “Younger women.”
Additionally, Bruce is featured in the show alongside his younger brother, Carey. In the documentary, Bruce said “You have people who have fantasies about different things. I like older women, go figure, you know. But that’s just a preference. Everyone has preferences. So what is the big deal? What is the big issue with my brother?”
The second season titled Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning will premiere on January 2, 2020. Bruce Kelly is the brother of the disgraced R&B singer. However, in March 2018, Bruce was arrested for burglary and is being held on a $100,000 bond at Chicago’s Cook County jail. According to the authorities, he is also booked on two different charges: possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of a controlled substance, also, to escape.
In 2019 R. Kelly was arrested for several acts of sexual crimes, including child pornography and sexual assault of multiple counted. Later, In January 2019, Lifetime began airing a six-part documentary series detailing sexual abuse and misconduct allegations against Kelly. According to a report by TMZ, Kelly plans to take legal action against the creators of the series and Lifetime.
She was one of R. Kelly’s former live-in girlfriends and alleged abuse victims. She was abused by R. Kelly for more than nine years and Gardner’s mother Kramer and her husband claim that Kelly kept their daughter from seeing her family for several years.
In the documentary, Kramer is desperately to locate her daughter and bring her home. Once Kramer located her daughter who was staying in a nearby hotel, she descended on the Los Angeles shopping district and tried to reach out to her.
However, Gardner returned to R. Kelly in May but stayed with him only for a few months and she permanently left him. Her mother Karmer announced that Gardner was pregnant last summer and announced on Instagram.
On August 17, 2019, Kramer posted on Instagram with a photo of herself and Gardner with a slight baby bump. She said: “I’m a proud MiMi again… Life goes on after Surviving R. Kelly.” She made sure to note that Kelly is not the father of her grandchild.