R Kelly's back-up singer 'saw him having sex with 15-year-old Aaliyah on tour bus'
R Kelly's back-up singer saw him having sex with 15-year-old Aaliyah, a new documentary has claimed. In Lifetime's upcoming Surviving R. Kelly, which airs Thursday, Jovante Cunningham claims to have witnessed the then 27-year-old commit statutory rape on the teen. Witness: R Kelly's back-up singer saw him having sex with 15-year-old Aaliyah, a new documentary has claimedJovante continued: 'So it just so happened we were all laying in our bunks and the curtains are open, everybodyâs communicating, laughing, when the [room] door flew open on the bus.,' she recalled. 'Robert was having sex with Aaliyah.' Faith Rodgers was 19 years old when she started dating R. Kelly, whom she met at a party after his concert in San Antonio, Texas.