Faith Rodgers, 20, in conjunction with her attorney filed the lawsuit in New York Supreme Court on Monday.
Rodgers — who appeared on CBS’ Morning News Tuesday to discuss her relationship with R. Kelly — says she met the R&B crooner after his concert show in San Antonio last year. The two exchanged contact information and began texting for several months before he flew her out to NYC.
In the Big Apple is where she said Kelly began to show controlling and possessive behavior, detailing a time when he barged into her hotel room and demanded that she undress. Rodgers didn’t oblige to the order but did have sexual intercourse with the singer, despite not wanting to.
She said although their relationship lasted a little bit under a year, Kelly was “mentally, sexually and verbally.” abusive. Rodgers claims that Kelly would video-record her against her will “submitting to deviant and compromising sexual contact.”
“Defendant, R. Kelly, locked Plaintiff in secluded areas including rooms, studios and motor vehicles, for extended periods of time in order to punish Plaintiff for failing to please Defendant sexually and/or for perceived offenses and violations of his prescribed code of conduct,” the complaint alleges.
In the Tuesday interview with CBS, Rodgers said Kelly had a gaggle of women that he was “raising.”