Brian Ach/WireImageRaz-B sent B2K fans into a frenzy after sharing that he’d decided to remove himself from the group’s current Millennium Tour.
Tuesday night, the R&B crooner took to Instagram to reveal that he feared for his personal safety while on the road and would be dropping off the 35-date trek.
“I don’t feel safe because I feel like Chris Stokes is around,” Raz said in a since-deleted Instagram Story. “So, guess what? I’m off the tour and good luck to everybody.”
He continued further by directly addressing his B2K group mates, particularly lead singer Omarion.
“No disrespect to Omari, because he’s my brother,” Raz added. “Omari, if you come talk to me and you want me to do this tour. I’ll do this tour. But, I’m officially off the tour.”
In a subsequent Instagram Story, as captured by the Shade Room, Raz tagged the official account for the Lifetime network and proposed a Surviving R. Kelly style documentary about the alleged abuses he endured at the hands of Stokes, B2K’s former manager.
“I’m ready to talk,” he said.
Wednesday morning, however, Raz was singing quite a different tune, sharing a new update to his Instagram.
“I am a work in progress,” the post reads. “I appreciate the outpouring of love, empathy, and understanding from my supporters. I look forward to continuing the Millennium for our fans. You all deserve it.”
Back in 2007, Raz accused Stokes of sexually abusing him as a child. His brother, Ricardo “Ricky Romantic” Thornton, also made similar allegations against Stokes. Among other things, Raz characterized Stokes as an “incest perpetrator” who allegedly took advantage of him during his time with the group.
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