TMZ is reporting that R. Kelly has been suffering panic attacks as a result of the backlash he's receiving due to the Surviving R. Kelly docuseries. The report says that Kelly has been receiving medical attention for the attacks, particularly house calls but did experience an episode that required him to be admitted to the hospital. 

Sources close to Kelly say he remains dumbfounded by the sudden vitriol he's receiving from both fans and fellow celebrities. One source told TMZ he is shocked that most people now believe his accusers.