Will the latest on R. Kelly be enough for fans to drop him?

R. Kelly, shown at an Atlanta Hawks game, has been accused of running a “sex cult” out of his Johns Creek home. One of the purported victims said late Monday that the report is mistaken and that she is fine. Al Bello / Getty Images

After the most recent allegations against crooner R. Kelly surfaced — that he is running a sex cult out of his home — has the time finally come to stop supporting "The Pied Piper of R&B?"

Atlanta resident Wanda Hyatt says yes.

Hyatt purchased an $85 ticket to the upcoming R. Kelly concert at the Wolf Creek Amphitheater. Now she wants her money back.

“I bought the ticket just to hang out with my friends because they wanted to go,” Hyatt said. “He is very talented and I have seen him in concert before. I don’t believe trying people in the newspapers and on social media. However, I think I can spend this money on other artists, who are just as talented, but not in the news.”

Kelly has racked up more than 20 years of hits, creating something of a soundtrack for the black experience. But in those same 20 years, he has amassed a host of charges of sexual misconduct — usually involving underage girls.

That has left fans like Hyatt, particularly in the African-American community, struggling with ways to reconcile and confront the two sides of the singer.

The AJC's Ernie Suggs believes he has figured out a way to resolve that struggle.

R. Kelly is accused of holding women against their will in his homes. A BuzzFeed story claims the Grammy-winning singer runs an "abusive cult." The story cites three sets of parents of women allegedly living with Kelly. The women are forbidden to contact their families, the story says. These women live in Kelly's homes in Chicago and Johns Creek, according to the report. Johns Creek police conducted a well-being check for an alleged victim in December 2016. No one was home at one house they checked o

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