Welp. It looks like the “City of Brotherly Love” ain’t got no love for the Pied Piper!

The Philadelphia City Council voted unanimously to ban R. Kelly from their city.

The effort to mute the singer was led by Councilwoman Helen Gym and she’s elated to get the job done.

Gym tweeted:

We reject a system that silences black women and accepts black pain.

We believe survivors. R. Kelly is not welcome in Philadelphia. This symbolic act of solidarity puts all sexual predators on notice.

See her original tweets below.


R. Kelly will not be arrested or physically removed from Philly if he decides to stop and get a cheesesteak.

But, there is a loud and clear message that he isn’t welcomed in Philadelphia.

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