After mocking the singer, who is accused of sexual abuse, for his banking habits and for bringing a puppy on a helicopter, Kimmel changed gears.
“It’s easy to forget that R. Kelly is a musician, and I think it’s important to remind everyone of that,” he said.
Cue the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” remix of Kelly’s hit “I Believe I Can Fly,” synced with Kelly’s quotes from the interview with Gayle King. Suffice it to say, the new verse, “I believe I can lie,” isn’t quite as heartfelt as the singer’s original hit.
Watch the whole bit above or you can cut to the song at the 3:29 mark.