R. Kelly swears he “didn’t do this stuff” and he’s “fighting for his life” in his 1st interview considering that “Surviving R. Kelly” dropped and new allegations of sex abuse surfaced.

“I’m really tired of all of the um, lies, I’ve been hearing items and seeing items on the blogs, and I’m just tired,” he told Gayle King on “CBS This Morning” on Wednesday.

The lies that bothered Kelly most, he stated, integrated “that small girls trapped in a basement, helicopters more than my residence, attempting to rescue somebody who does not want to be rescued due to the fact they’re not in my residence.”

“[I did] lots of items incorrect when it comes to girls but I apologized in these relationships,” he stated. He adamantly denied breaking any laws when it comes to girls.

“Everybody says one thing poor about me. No one stated one thing very good. They was describing Lucifer. I’m not Lucifer. I’m a man. I produced errors, but I’m not a devil.”

Kelly blamed “the energy of social media” for spreading rumors about his alleged abuse and providing them traction.

“No. No. No,” he stated when asked if he’d ever had sex with any minors, adding that his accusers had been “absolutely” lying. “I have been assassinated. I have been buried alive from these lies.”

“I do not want to. Why would I? How stupid would it be for R. Kelly, with all that I’ve been via in my way, way, previous to hold somebody — that is stupid,” he shouted.

He fumed, “That’s stupid! Use your popular sense. Overlook the blogs, overlook how you really feel about me. Hate me if you want to, adore me if you want. But just use your popular sense. How stupid would it be for me, with my crazy previous and what I’ve been via — ‘Oh, ideal now I just assume I want to be a monster and hold girls against their will, chain them up in my basement, and do not let them consume, do not let them out, unless they want some footwear down the street from their uncle!’”

Kelly then got up and shrieked, sobbing, “Stop it. You do not quit playing. Quit playing. I didn’t do this stuff! This is not me! I’m fighting for my f—king life!”

He cried, “It’s not about music, it is about possessing a connection with my little ones.”

“I want assist. This is the sort of assist I want. I want somebody to assist me not have a huge heart. My heart is so huge. Individuals betray me and I maintain on providing to them.”

Kelly was acquitted of kid pornography charges in 2008 that centered on a graphic video that prosecutors stated showed him possessing sex with a girl as young as 13.

Queen Latifah is standing by “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.

The “Girl’s Trip” actress stated she supports the publicly scrutinized actor soon after he was arrested final month and charged with disorderly conduct for filing a false police report for a hate crime he allegedly staged against himself in January.

“The guy I’ve observed has generally been somebody who cares about men and women, who cares about other folks, and who’s really sort and who’s generally been cool and sweet,” Latifah, 48, told Zainab Salbi, host of Yahoo News show “Through Her Eyes.” “And that is just the guy I know. So till I can see some definitive proof – which I haven’t observed but – then, you know, I gotta go with him till I see otherwise.”

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She stated she merely hopes “everything operates out in the finish and everyone essentially comes out unscathed.” Latifah when appeared on “Empire” in the course of a crossover episode with FOX’s “Star,” a series that she is a standard.

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson stated final month that Smollett, 36, orchestrated a “phony attack” in order to take “advantage of the discomfort and anger of racism to market his profession.”

Kate Beckinsale gave a sassy response when a fan described Pete Davidson soon after they had been reportedly spotted cozying up at a celebration Sunday.

Though Kate Beckinsale basks in the splendor of her fresh connection with Pete Davidson, her ex-boyfriend, comedian Matt Rife, is urging the “Saturday Evening Live” mainstay to watch out.

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The funnyman told TMZ outdoors of the iconic Laugh Factory in West Hollywood he thinks Davidson, 25, must pump the brakes with Beckinsale, 45.

“Advice for Pete? Man-to-man… run,” Rife, 23, stated ahead of clarifying his remark. “Enjoy it. Appreciate it although you can – I hope they’re each delighted and can create to exactly where it is an established relationship… I want them each the greatest. I do not have any strong tips, just be cautious.”

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