According to CNN a New York screening of the Lifetime documentary “Surviving R. Kelly” was evacuated after “several anonymous threats were called in,” the network said.
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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh ________________ Attendees at the #NewYork premiere of #Lifetime’s upcoming docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly” were evacuated tonight after a gun threat was called in at the venue. _________________ The premiere was being held at NeueHouse Madison Square and featured special guests including a few of his accusers and #MeToo founder #TaranaBurke as well as cultural critic Jamilah Lemieux, according to @HollywoodReporter. _________________ "As a precaution, we evacuated," a Lifetime representative told The Hollywood Reporter. The premiere has been called off and Lifetime officials say they will regroup tomorrow to discuss potentially rescheduling. "Tonight's all about the safety of everyone — we're not even thinking of what to do next yet," the representative added. __________________ The caller was anonymous, but the call originated from Chicago, Lifetime said. The New York Police Department could not-read more at TheShadeRoom.com! ?: @feministajones