R Kelly and Jay Kelly

Singer R. Kelly, 47, is having difficulty coming to terms with the news that his oldest daughter Jaya Kelly suffers from gender dysphoria, a mental disconnect between her biological sex and her chosen gender.

“Well, first off don't start by calling her my son," Kelly told WCGI’s The Morning Riot. ”As far as that’s concerned, always believe what you see—with your own eyes that is. That’s the best way to go about this business. I’ve heard a lot of things about a lot of people and it was never true."

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Jay Kelly

R.Kelly's daughter Jaya identifies as a "transguy" on her social media page. A transguy is a biological girl who is transitioning into life as a boy. Jaya, who calls herself Jay, dresses in boys clothing and emulates the testosterone fueled behavior of boys in her peer group.

Jay's mom, reality TV personality Andrea Kelly (Hollywood Exes), seems to be accepting of her daughter's condition. We don't know how dad R. Kelly feels since he is not a constant presence in his daughter's life.

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