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“You will survive R. Kelly.”

That was the message from accusers who brought decades of sexual abuse allegations against the music superstar to the eyes of the world, from the third and final installment of Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly, Part II” (Saturday, 9 EST/PST).

While the message was broadcast globally on the finale episode, it was meant for two women specifically — Azriel Clary, 22, and Joycelyn Savage 24, are still under Kelly’s powerful control. The episode focused on the tortorous efforts to reach the women. 

“Joycelyn and Azriel, you are worth so much more than Rob,” said Jerhonda Pace, who started a relationship with Kelly in 2009 when she was 16 and whose voice is integral to the legal cases brought against the singer. “You have so much to live for. We’re still fighting for you, we really are.”

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R. Kelly, center, arrives at the Leighton Criminal Court in Chicago for arraignment on state sex-crime charges on June 26, 2019. (Photo: Amr Alfiky/ AP)

Kelly, 52, has continued to deny all allegations against him. He has pleaded not guilty to more than a dozen sex-crime charges filed in two federal courts and two state courts since February. He is scheduled to face trial in the federal case in Chicago in April, a May federal case in New York and a state case in Chicago scheduled for September.

In spite of the onslaught of grave allegations, Clary and Savage continued to live with Kelly in his Chicago Trump Tower residence, shunning their horrified families as they tried to bring their daughters home. 

Both gave interviews to Gayle King in March defending Kelly and their relationship in strong terms, while portraying their embattled parents as simply seeking money from the singer.

Timothy Savage, Joycelyn’s father, talked about the frustration of his daughter remaining under Kelly’s control, while dealing with spurious allegations that he and wife Jonjelyn were after money. He said there was “perception” that the couple had taken $20,000 from the singer “and we handed our daughter over.”

“We would never sell our daughter. That is a piece of crack,” said Timothy Savage. Joycelyn remains at Trump Tower today, with her parents still hoping to be reunited, “Part II” reports.

Singer R. Kelly leaves the Cook County jail on Feb. 25, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Clary met Kelly in 2015 when she was at a concert. She was 17. Her father Angelo Clary said he and her mother, Alice, had been prohibited contact with their daughter for three years. Alice Clary was so desperate that she stole onto Kelly’s stage during a concert in an attempt to send a message to her onstage daughter. Security forcefully blocked it.

“I didn’t expect security guards to be as aggressive as they were, one guy had her in a headlock, one guy had her in his arms and they more or less dragged her off the stage,” said Armani Clary, Joycelyn’s brother, who witnessed his mother’s attempt. Kelly’s team marched them both to police. The mother and son duo were cuffed and taken away in police cars.

While Armani Clary said his parent’s marriage “crumbled” due to the strain of their separation, the documentary ended with a positive note. An addendum stated that Clary moved out of Trump Tower in December and has been reunited with her family. But she continues to “support” Kelly as he prepares for trial.

“She has left the side of Robert Kelly,” said an emotional Angelo Clary in a video. “My heart, that pain has been healed. If I was man that cried, I would be crying right now.”

The episode ended with accusers talking about their efforts to overcome the pain Kelly left with them. Pace is now a teacher and works with non-profit organizations to educate young girls on sexual abuse.

“I was the first girl and no one believed me, I made it through,” said Tiffany Hawkins, who was the first accuser, suing Kelly in 1996. She’s now a mother of two working in the medical field.” I wasn’t going to let R. Kelly be the end of my life story.”

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