R. Kelly's Crisis Manager Quits After Admitting He'd Never Leave Daughter Alone With Him

July 23, 2019

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Darrell Johnson has quit as R. Kelly's crisis manager after admitting in a TV interview that he'd never leave his own daughter alone with the embattled R&B star. "I wouldn’t leave my daughter with anybody that’s accused of pedophilia. Period," Johnson told Gayle King about his twentysomething daughter on Monday's CBS This Morning. Hours later, Johnson told USA Today, "I should have worded it better...I would leave my daughter with Kelly because I do not believe he is a pedophile." A short while after that, Johnson announced in a statement, "I step down as crisis manager for personal reasons."