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Get Ready to Be 'Trapped In The Closet' Again in 2014. R. Kelly Series Is Returning To IFC

by Tambay A. Obenson
December 4, 2013 7:10 PM
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R. Kelly's Trapped In The Closet

News on the march from the IFC channel:

R. Kelly’s Trapped in the Closet is coming back to IFC. The ultimate hip hopera returns in 2014 with brand new chapters, which means more R. Kelly, more drama, more crazy situations, more tumultuous relationships, more Sylvester, more Pimp Lucius, more Reverend Mosely, more everything that you love about Trapped in the Closet

And to help you get ready for the series' return, IFC will re-broadcast all 33 previous chapters of Trapped in the Closet this Saturday, December 7 at 5:15 PM ET/PT

Although you can also watch them all online (chapter one is embedded below).

It was a year ago when R. Kelly revealed that he was working on a stage adaptation of the series, thanks to interest from Broadway producers, although he didn't say who exactly.

When nudged for additional info - like if he'd star in it as well - Kelly said that details & deals were being negotiated at the time, so nothing had been finalized. He added that putting together each chapter in the series is an involved process, and he's an army of just one; so I guess the message there was, it'll take some time to put an entire stage show based on the series, together.

But he did say that he'd already begun adapting the series for the stage. Whether it'll eventually happen is anyone's guess.

While you wait for that to become a reality, get ready for the return of the series to television to IFC, some time next year, with brand new chapters.

Here's episode 1 of the first 33 episodes which previously aired:

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  • CareyCarey | December 6, 2013 2:13 AMReply

    Okay, I don't know if I should feel guilty? I mean, I don't mix politics with entertainment so **shrugging my shoulders**. Hell, what a person does in their personal life **shrugging my shoulders again**... I don't care what President Clinton did with Monica. I don't care what Michael Jackson supposedly did with peter, paul and pooky. I could care less about what Terrence Howard said about baby-wipes and black women.

    But I do know R. Kelly has dropped some jam jam jams! If one is into steppin' - he's the man. He may not have the best "voice" but there's just somebody about the groove of his music. Hey, I may not watch his series (probably will not ever) and I don't condone his actions and my lady calls him a nasty **bleep-bleep** pervert , but I can't hate on ol'boy.

    And wait, was he found guilty in a court of law?

  • Miles Ellison | December 6, 2013 12:18 AMReply

    If there is serious interest putting this fried-in-hog fat garbage on stage, Broadway is more creatively bankrupt than I thought. American Idol rejects mangling crappy '80s songs was bad enough. This would scrape the bottom of the barrel hard enough to draw splinters.

  • kirk | December 5, 2013 12:56 PMReply

    I hope they provide him with a bathroom near the set so he can pee in an appropriate area.

  • Shanae | December 5, 2013 7:42 AMReply

    I'm so confused. I just want to know why...

  • Pankaj Srivastava | December 5, 2013 1:10 AMReply

    Nice article!!!

  • Sergio | December 4, 2013 8:34 PMReply

    Why won't this illiterate scumbag go away and why are they still giving him a public platform? And you know if it was little white girls instead of black girls he would still be under the jail... or dead

  • Donella | December 5, 2013 11:48 AM

    I was finished with the NAACP when they awarded him after the allegations.

  • Jive Turkey | December 4, 2013 9:05 PM

    Now you know Sergio. If there is something horrific, like child molestation, black will forgive anything! Just like Mikey and LIFE cereal.

  • Jive Turkey | December 4, 2013 9:03 PM

    Now you know Sergio. If there is something horrific, like child molestation, black will forgive anything! Just like Mikey and LIFE cereal.

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