R Kelly

R Kelly documentary premiere evacuated after threats

"The location was evacuated, no shots were fired. No arrests have been made and the investigation is onoging," New York Police Department told the BBC.

The six-part series focuses on the women who have accused the singer of sexual misconduct, which he denies.

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke was among several panellists at the screening.

She tweeted: "The worst of it isn't the threat though because it didn't appear to be credible, but the survivors who had to endure his harassment. #MuteRKelly"

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The decision, led by the Women of Colour (WOC) group, includes director Ava Duvernay and singer Janelle Monae.

Labels, businesses and music venues promoting Kelly are to be targeted. He denies all the allegations.

A statement urged women to dream "free from sexual assault, abuse and predatory behaviour".

"We demand appropriate investigations and inquiries into the allegations of R. Kelly's abuse made by women of colour and their families for over two decades now," it reads.