Foxx said that after watching the series herself, "I was sickened by the allegations".
Investigators' quieries come as the Lifetime series adds a new dimension to the sexual abuse allegations Kelly has faced for the better part of his almost 30-year career.
The rapper, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, has denied sexual assault allegations against him.
"It is our job here at the Cook County State's Attorney's office to investigate claims in the interest of justice and public safety".
He and Jonjelyn Savage, who were featured in the Lifetime series, said their 23-year-old daughter Joycelyn has been brainwashed by R. Kelly, despite several videos she has made where she says she is fine. We're told investigators have also made contact with R. Kelly's camp.
Officials confirm they have received calls after Foxx's plea.
"In order to have an investigation we have to have victims and witnesses who are willing to come forward with information", Foxx said.
Vic Fangio to be hired as the Broncos’ new head coach The next task Fangio assumed was revamping a Chicago Bears defense that ranked No. 30 after the 2014 season. Despite the experience and accolades, Fangio had hardly been considered as a head coach prior to January.
Lady Gaga is speaking out about working with R. Kelly, who has been back in the headlines following the airing of Lifetime docu-series Surviving R. Kelly, which details the sexual abuse allegations against the singer.
Chris Hopper, a spokesperson for the Fulton County DA's office, had no comment on whether or not an investigation into Kelly is indeed underway.
"I was sickened by the allegations".
She added that her office is talking to two families whose loved ones had been in contact with Kelly.
The Associated Press reported that in 2008, a Cook County jury acquitted Kelly on 14 counts of child pornography after he was accused of engaging in sex acts with a girl as young as 13. "No one has found any sex slaves or underage girls because there aren't any".
"Who makes their assessment of the evidence based on reality TV?" he said. Despite his legal troubles a decade ago, he still retains a following.
"I stand behind these women 1000%, believe them, know they are suffering and in pain, and feel strongly that their voices should be heard and taken seriously".
In Xander Schauffele's case Sunday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, there were actually two moments. The 25-year-old showed no signs of nerves though, hitting his approach to the par-five 18th to 11 feet.
The oil producers' cartel and its allies, including Russian Federation , promised to cut production by 1.2m barrels per day. International Brent crude futures were at $57.42 per barrel at 0742 GMT, up 9 cents, or 0.2 per cent from their last close.
The ToF or Time of Flight technology is based on the time it takes for light to bounce off an object to create a 3D map. The next iPhone could sport a three-camera system on the back similar to Android rivals like the Huawei Mate 20 Pro .
Every time Donald Trump accuses CNN of promoting "fake news", the network whines that the president is "attacking the press". " TSA is grateful to the agents who show up to work, remain focused on the mission and respectful to the traveling public".
It can also reply to text messages, search for places along your route, add new destinations, and auto-punctuate your messages. The ability to check into flights is rolling out for domestic United Airlines flights first, just like the hotel booking tool.
North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un Spends Birthday in China
But relations went through a rough patch in recent years as China backed United Nations sanctions over the North's nuclear tests. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that China's economy was more vulnerable to the fallout from the trade war.
Brazil to move embassy to Jerusalem: Bolsonaro
Bolsonaro also reiterated his plans for a presidential decree that would make it easier for Brazilians to legally own guns. Embraer shares were down more than 5 percent in late afternoon trading.
Apple's AirPlay and iTunes coming to smart TVs this year
Traditionally Apple does not even acknowledge CES let alone attend, but the iPhone maker is surprisingly present at the 2019 show. You can even play music on the TV and sync it with other AirPlay 2compatible speakers anywhere in your home, says Apple .
Ukraine Orthodox Church granted independence from Russian Church
Poroshenko and the leader of the new Ukrainian church , Metropolitan Epifaniy , were also in attendance at Saturday's ceremony . It had been "signed in violation of the canons and therefore not possessing any canonical force", Legoida added in a statement.
Government Shutdown Could Impact Tax Returns
The country's tax collector is among the federal agencies affected by the government shutdown, now in its second week. But if it drags on, taxpayers across the country likely will feel the impact - if income tax refunds are delayed.