I'm not sure I get the purpose of the thread but here's my minor contribution based on what you wrote. Are you saying that, after reading his memoirs, you're satisfied that R. Kelly is "innocent" of the charges made against him about the "infamous" video where it was alleged he was having sex and administering drugs to a minor? Or, are you saying that, after reading his memoirs, you're satisfied that R. Kelly is INNOCENT and not a pedophile, which, technically, he would be if he has had relationship(s) with any person who was not of legal age as defined by the U.S. judicial system? I don't know R. Kelly personally, so I can only go by what I read about him in the news media. And, I've read a number of different articles written about him over the years over similar issues. I don't care to purchase his memoirs and read his version of the story because even though he claims his innocence that particular time, I question whether he is really innocent or just lucky that the prosecution wasn't able to prove his guilt. Aaliyah. I'm not trying to "judge" him and neither is this about his music. In this case, you have to separate the musician from the man. I, for one, am not confused about that.