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Patreon shut down the account of a person alleging to be R. Kelly's long-suffering girlfriend Joycelyn Savage, 24. The account was disabled after the person behind the account failed to respond to requests to verify their identity.

"After multiple unsuccessful attempts to verify the identity of the account holder, we closed the Patreon page allegedly associated with Joycelyn Savage due to potential impersonation." Patreon said in a statement on Tuesday. "All patrons who signed up for the membership page were refunded and the creator did not receive any funds."

Savage, a native of Atlanta, Ga, met Kelly when she was a 19-year-old aspiring singer. She lived with Kelly and other members of his harem in a rental home in a suburb north of Atlanta.

Kelly, 52, was arrested earlier this year on 13 felony counts of child molestation and human trafficking. He is being held without bond in a Chicago jail.

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Savage, left, and another one of Kelly's former girlfriends, Azriel Clary, 21, denied allegations of abuse by Kelly in a televised interview with CBS earlier this year.

The women told CBS's Gayle King there was nothing inappropriate about their relationship with Kelly.

The person behind the account took to the site on Saturday, claiming to be Savage and accusing Kelly of abusing her and keeping her a prisoner in his home. The Patreon page was linked to Savage's Instagram account that has over 86,000 followers.

"I didn't have any type of privacy at all now that I think about it," she wrote. "If I showered one of his assistants would have to be by the door while I shower. I couldn‘t talk to my parents in private sometimes. I was told what to say on the phone to them."

The account has made a significant amount of money, with a reported 2,000 users signing up for membership, with fees ranging from $3 to $25 . If the account does turn out to be fake, the money will be returned.

So far, the real Joycelyn Savage has not come forward to confirm or deny the account is hers.

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Jocelyn Savage (or someone pretending to be her) appears to have turned on her longtime boyfriend R. Kelly. Jocelyn is selling her story now that the troubled singer is locked up with no chance of getting out in the foreseeable future.

In multiple interviews Jocelyn repeatedly defended Kelly after cops, acting on tips by parents, raided his Atlanta area home to conduct welfare checks on his harem.

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Jocelyn and Kelly's other girlfriend, Azriel Clary, right, eventually moved with him back to Chicago. "I just mainly want to say that I am in a happy place with my life and I'm not being brainwashed or anything like that," Jocelyn said in an interview after the raid.

Jocelyn's parents accused Kelly of giving her STDs and isolating her from her family. In interviews, Jocelyn said her own father introduced her to the singer when she was 15. Her father allegedly urged her to live with Kelly at age 17 to further her singing career.

As a result of all the publicity generated by the parents, Chicago authorities arrested Kelly on multiple charges including sexual abuse and human trafficking.

Now broke and on her last leg, Jocelyn is willing to throw Kelly under the bus for a dollar.

Kelly's lawyer Steve Greenberg echoed the sentiments of many who say she is an opportunist looking for a quick payout.

"It is unfortunate that Jocelyn now seeks to make money by exploiting her long time, loving relationship with Robert," he said in a statement to Variety.com.

"Obviously if she were to tell the truth no one would pay so she has, unfortunately, chosen to regurgitate the stories and lies told by others for her own personal profit. We know the real facts, and it was not until the money ran out that she decided anything was wrong. Hopefully people will see it for the obvious profiteering it is."

R. Kelly fans let Jocelyn know that they won't support a freeloader who is capable of getting a job to support herself.

Some of her followers left comments saying Popeyes and Chic-fil-A are hiring.
 

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R&B singer R. Kelly defended his unusual relationship with two 20-something women in an explosive interview with Gayle King which aired Wednesday, March 6, on CBS This Morning. The troubled 52-year-old singer was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse of three underage girls and an adult woman last month.

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