Dominique Gardner fled R. Kelly but doesn't want him imprisoned | | Yoga Beauty Health
Dominique Gardner told writer Jim DeRogatis she has been hurt by the criticism that she should have spoken up against Kelly or gone to the authorities in the wake of the Lifetime docuseries."Surviving R. Kelly" chronicled decades of allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse lodged against the singer because of his relationships with young girls and women. Gardner appeared in the documentary, but did not speak with the filmmakers on camera and was not one of the women making allegations.DeRogatis is one of the first journalists who reported on the allegations against Kelly. He and Abdon M. Pallasch published their first report in the Chicago Sun-Times on allegations of Kelly having sexual relationships with girls as young as 15 in 2000.R. Kelly scandals through the years According to "Surviving R. Kelly," Gardner first met the singer in 2009 when she was 17.Gardner had established a friendship with fellow "superfan" Jerhonda Pace, who put her in touch with Kelly.Pace appeared in the