The panel, hosted by local nonprofit The Embrace Girls Foundation, brought Drea Kelly together with several community Maimi to speak to the young girls, most of them agesabout topics like domestic violence and sex trafficking.
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In May, Local lsdy Amy Viteri spoke with a young woman lady wants sex FL Miami 33172 Miami who was only 13 years old when a man named Roman Thomas approached her, asking if she wanted to hang.
Within hours, he was selling her online for sex. Drea Kelly spoke exclusively on camera with Viteri about what she learned from her experience. Kelly has publicly denied any allegations of abuse.
He is currently facing several charges of sexual assault and abuse involving several other women, some of whom were minors at the time. He has pleaded not guilty.
Drea Kelly, who worked as R. Kelly's choreographer and principal dancer, challenged the girls from the podium.Looking For A Cougar To Play With Tonight
Do you think that Gucci bag should cost you a black eye? No," she said. Kelly that she realized she needed to get.
Why are you being mean? Drea Kelly explained that abusers and traffickers often use the same tactics to lure victims into their web. Wahts even if they manage to get out, she said survivors often face victim blaming and shaming from their own community.
She said people who do this are the abusers' biggest supporter. The focus should be on why is this person even abusing anyone in the first place.
We love you and we're listening. Kelly is due back in court in late June on the current charges. Drea Kelly said she has launched the 12th Round Foundation to help raise Mismi about domestic violence and sex trafficking.
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