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'Surviving R. Kelly' executive producer dream hampton on the Emmy nod and justice

Few documentaries have had as tangible an impact in changing the narrative around accusations of sexual assault as "Surviving R. Kelly." The Lifetime docu-series from journalist and executive producer dream hampton, nominated for an Emmy on Tuesday for informational series or special, made a comprehensive and emotionally searing case against the R&B singer's alleged predations, with accusations going back decades and continuing into the present.

A new and potentially devastating round of federal indictments could put Kelly in prison for the rest of his life. We talked to hampton, 47, about the Emmy nomination and the rapidly developing case against Kelly.

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