R. Kelly Compares Chris Brown to Muhammad Ali, MLK and Jesus
"I only feel sorry for weak people," Kelly said in the interview when asked if he ever felt sorry for Chris Brown in light of the fallout he's faced following the now-infamous 2009 assault on ex-girlfriend Rihanna.
"And mostly what I've come to find is that the weak people are the ones that are the haters. The ones that's talking about Chris Brown, or R Kelly, or anybody that's successful? I feel sorry for them, not Chris Brown, because he's obviously one strong individual to be able to do what he's done.
"He got knocked down a little bit and he climbed up. You know, that sounds like Ali to me. That sounds like Martin Luther King to me. That sounds like a lot of the greats that have walked this earth. It even sounds a little bit like Jesus to me."
Kelly quickly backtracked on the statement, adding, "I'm not saying that Chris Brown is Jesus or R Kelly is Jesus. But Jesus is the No. 1 inspirer of someone being knocked down and rising again." more on this story
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