DAddy I'm Gay: R-Kelly Daughter Kelly Jaya Come Out As Transgender

R. Kelly's child Jaya Kelly,14, who was born biologically female, has come out and announced that he is transgender, on social media sites...

Jaya Kelly who is the child of R'n'B singer, R Kelly, and 'Hollywood Exes' star,Andrea Kelly ---who was his former backup dancer... Said he knew he was transgender since he was '6 or 7'.


Jaya has changed his name to 'Jay', but has not yet spoken with his father about the revelations.... He also said that his mother has known for about a year and has been supportive.

'My mom was like, "Baby, you know I love you if you were bi, gay, lesbian, you name it and I would still love you so much",' he wrote.

'She was very proud of me, I was like, "Thank you mom for accepting the fact that I'm a transgender".'

'And same with my sister, she told me that she was proud of me, and respects me by calling me handsome and calling me her little brother now, and I love her for that, so you know it was great for me.'

Responding to questions on his profile, Jay says that he is planning to undergo gender realignment operations but that he knows he'll have to wait till he is old enough.

'I believe I am a boy and want surgery, and the medication to help me (be) who I was supposed to be,' he wrote.
From a very young age he knew he did not want to be a girl, wear dresses, grow his hair long or have breasts or female sexual organs, he explained on

Aged 11, 'I would look up like boy changes to girl, and girl changes to boy, and I'm like wow, there's people who feel EXACTLY the way i feel and then i knew like thats what transgender is,' he wrote.

Jay revealed on that he and his sister are not close to R-Kelly, but their older brother is.

He added: 'I absolutely love my mother... and yea my dad has not reached out.'

R. Kelly divorced Jay's mother in 2009 after almost 13 years of marriage.


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