Lifetime has announced that they will be airing a follow-up to their docu-series, 'Surviving R. Kelly' next month.
The network will debut a two-hour follow-up special, 'Surviving R Kelly: The Impact,' detailing the conversations and reactions ignited by the powerful documentary series which will be hosted by award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien.
Following the docu-series premiere, calls to sexual assault hotlines increased by 35%, and #MuteRKelly activists were galvanized to protest for R. Kelly’s record label to drop him and the Cook County attorney’s office indicted the R&B singer on 10 felony counts of aggravated sexual assault involving four victims and spanning over a decade, ultimately leading to Kelly’s arrest.
The documentary has reportedly be seen by more than 26 million people worldwide and has seen R. Kelly's fortune drastically reduced and radio stations across the globe have muted the star.
'Surviving R Kelly: The Impact' is set to premiere Saturday, May 4th at 10pm ET/PT.