When Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly' aired, John Legend was one of the few celebrities who agreed to be featured and following the uproar, he continued to be vocal about Kelly's alleged crimes.
During a recent visit to 'The Today Show,' Legend spoke about R. Kelly's arrest.
"I'm so glad that the documentary [Surviving R. Kelly] was made. I'm so glad that the victims got to have their voices heard, and I think them having their voices heard, this story being retold, because it's been told before, but I think being retold through that medium really brought the issue to a lot of people's attention, and I think it inspired the law enforcement to move on some things that they weren't moving on before," Legend explained.
"It’s been a long time coming…a lot of us kind of tolerated or looked the other way on that issue for a long time. And a lot of people were being hurt for decades…we looked away too long."
Watch a clip from the interview below.