Sparkle Addresses R.Kelly Sex Tape Scandal In Extra Messy ‘Dirty Laundry’ Remix

August 16, 2013  |  

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In case you ladies were in need of some celeb drama to get you through the rest of the work day, I’ve got just the thing for ya!

So a couple of months ago R.Kelly jumped on the remix of Kelly Rowland’s highly publicized “Dirty Laundry” track. Only, ironically, homeboy did everything but air out his dirty laundry. He addressed his haters and his copycats, but that was about it. 90’s R&B singer Sparkle and Robert’s former protégé, however, recently dropped her own remix to the track and she had a lot to say about her former mentor’s sex tape scandal. You see, the minor who appeared in the tape with the man alleged to be Kelly was actually Sparkle’s 14-year-old niece, which is why the 38-year-old singer had to appear in court as a key witness.

“I regret the day I put my family in my business / A tape, a trial, and guess who’s a star witness,” she sings.

“My story cuts a little bit deeper / Around the time Sparkle was coming through your speakers
A year before just [brought] up Aaliyah / And at the time no other label could see us
That’s the time when s–t went wrong / And that’s the reason why I’m remixing this song,” another verse reads.

There are also quite a few Wendy Williams soundbites and references in the song. Back when the trial was happening, Wendy made a report implying that Sparkle was paid under the table by her former mentor to keep quiet about the scandal.

Check out the remix on the next page. What are your thoughts on this? 

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  • Monica

    Interesting I know it is messy but R Kelly didn’t air his Real dirty laundry on the song. When you do the things he did from one teenage girl to the next and then feel the need to do a song called dirty laundry but never address the demons that almost made you lose your carreer and be jailed. He never really should have got on the song because nobody really got R Kelly’s take on all that mess. He danced around the facts that really cost him his image and alot of fans. It may be messy for Sparkle to do a remix but if she wanted to come out again after all those years then she has some explaining to do about why she dissappeared. I remember sparkle growing up and nobody knew why she just vanished. I’m sure alot of things was going on behind the scenes and not just with R Kelly and her niece.

  • young afrique

    she knew her niece was going around him and did nothing!I bet she is the one that worked out a backdoor way of dealing with the family so the victimicized child wouldn’t testify against him ..

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  • nolimit_soldier

    I just don’t like how she brought up a woman’s name who is no longer here..I don’t think that’s right to do that. She’s not here to defend herself. How do she know Aaliyah even want her name apart of this ridiculous-ness? WHATEVER happened between Aaliyah and R Kelly happened before Sparkle was even THOUGHT of so why bring her up…this is between Sparkle, her niece and R. Kelly. People need to keep other people’s names out their mouths (esp. if they are not here in the physical to defend themselves)…and then if Aaliyah’s family turn around and sue her she would think they would be doing her wrong..
    PS Is R. Kelly really coming out with more of that Trapped In The Closet non sense?

    • Barren Boe

      Defend herself from what? She’s dead. People act like an artists’ career should end if they even mention aaliyah!

    • Frederic Michael Hazard

      They were out at the same time and both of them had platinum singles, she did not say anything bad about Aaliyah,,,, really do people speak and give opinions before they listen to, read what is written or even at least seen the tape, it really does not make sense when I read some of these comments….smh

  • Frederic Michael Hazard

    Not sure why people ever stopped talking about it… and I find it kind of sick so many woman had no problem with a grown man sleeping with a 13 year old girl… When I seen the video,,, I had to stop it and threw it in the trash, smh… Support has never went where it should go in this community and shows why we live in the world we live in now!

    • Bits

      you hit it right on the head! that tape was in HEAVY circulation in the early 2000’s and we ALL saw it. Everybody knows that man in the tape was R. Kelly and everybody could tell that girl was underage in the tape and yet R. Kelly has continued to gain support for being a pervert. You’re right the talk about this scandal should have never been stopped. what about the real victim? young girl? smh.

    • Barren Boe

      They just don’t want to be burdened with guilt when they buy his next CD. There’s a guy on Utube who says Kelly comes to schools in Chicago trying to pick up teen-aged girls. A little girl was abused and recorded but to these women its irrelevant? Ok. I’ve actually been waiting on this woman to address it. Why did it take so long?

  • Momma Dee Tha Q.U.E.E.N

    Messy. Just plain messy… She worst than all these New York rappers who havent done nothing in the last 20 years in the hip hop game resurfacing to address Kendrick Lamar…Sparkle: Go take a chair factory amount of seats. Shoo, shoo.

    • Hey Babbyyyy

      lmfaoooooo! You did not just remix that lmao. Made my life!

      • Momma Dee Tha Q.U.E.E.N

        Thank you! Happy Friday, Happy Weekend!!!!

    • Lala

      lmaaaaaaaao really feelin’ your remix

      • Momma Dee Tha Q.U.E.E.N

        Thanks! Happy Friday, and Happy Weekend!

    • Enjuli Bullock

      Lol. Yes please sitchoassdown!!

      • Momma Dee Tha Q.U.E.E.N

        ikr? Smdh… i think she just tryin to get her own reality show…what better way than to serve cold tea on R. Kelly? In my Phaedra voice: Everone knows R. Kelly p1$$3d on an underage girl and filmed it… lol!

        • MrMan1000

          That was stupid

          • Momma Dee Tha Q.U.E.E.N

            As are you for addressing an old a$$ comment.

            • MrMan1000

              Stupid doesn’t age it was stupid then it is stupid now sorta like you I guess

            • MrMan1000

              Stupid doesn’t have an expiration date

  • NeaJ

    Why is she still talking about this? I don’t think anyone cares anymore!