Criminal investigations following 'Surviving R. Kelly'

Everyone has been buzzing about the Lifetime docu-series "Surviving R. Kelly" and now it looks like it has inspired authorities to take action. TMZ is reporting singer R. Kelly is facing a new criminal investigation in Georgia and in Illinois victims have been asked to come forward there. Prosecutors in Georgia are talking to several women featured in that shocking lifetime documentary series. Some say R. Kelly kept them prisoner and sexually assaulted them in homes in Atlanta.

R. Kelly has denied all allegations. Sources close to the singer claim he's "disgusted" by the series, that he doesn't know who half the accusers in the show are and that he plans to sue everyone involved in the series.