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In his first TV interview since he was charged with sexual abuse last month, a tearful R. Kelly says he is “fighting” for his life.

In a teaser for an interview that will air in full over two days starting Wednesday on “CBS This Morning,” Kelly says allegations he slept with underage girls are not true and a product of “people,” whom he did not identify specifically in the released clip, “going back to my past.”

“They’re going back to the past and they trying to add all of this stuff now to that, to make all of the stuff that’s going on now [feel] real to people,” he tells Gayle King.

At one point, Kelly points to the camera and says it would be stupid of him to hold girls against their will.

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