But Diana Copeland, who worked with Kelly for 15 years, says she never witnessed the alleged abuse detailed by a string of witnesses at the singer's sex trafficking trial.
R. Kelly’s longtime assistant testified Monday (Sept. 13) that the R&B superstar was so paranoid, he once asked her to change into a robe to demonstrate she was not wearing a wire.
“He could get pretty heated,” said Diana Copeland, who was Kelly’s assistant for 15 years. She told jurors he made her cry at times.
Copeland testified that Kelly kept strict policies for his entourage and once compelled her to write a letter falsely confessing to stealing from him.