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28 Sep 2021
Drea Kelly, R Kelly's ex-wife, has said the culture around victim-shaming stopped women from coming forward sooner about the abuse they experienced at the hands of R Kelly. A New York jury on Monday found R Kelly guilty of being the ringleader of a decades-long racketeering and sex trafficking scheme that preyed on women and…
27 Sep 2021
R. Kelly on Monday was convicted of leading a decades-long sex crime ring, with a New York jury finding the superstar singer guilty on all nine charges, including the most serious of racketeering. After six weeks of disturbing testimony, the jury deliberated just nine hours before finding the incarcerated 54-year-old celebrity guilty of systematically recruiting…
21 Sep 2021
R. Kelly, shown here in a Chicago courthouse in 2019, is on trial in Brooklyn for federal racketeering and sex trafficking crimes. Following five weeks of graphic testimony including searing personal accounts of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, prosecutors seeking to convict R. Kelly of racketeering and sex trafficking rested their case Monday. The singer…
19 Sep 2021
It’s become rather common in recent times to have a week with two extremes. Last week, we saw many cast a doubt on love as fairy-tales ended. Catch up on the trending stories that made the week: The split Kanye West has made his split from Kim Kardashian West Instagram official via his social media.…
14 Sep 2021
A former R. Kelly backup dancer testified on Monday that she witnessed the disgraced singer perform a sexual act on the late R&B singer Aaliyah when she was underage. The witness, who was identified as Angela, told the Brooklyn Federal Court that she had sexual intercourse with Kelly when she was a minor on multiple…
31 Aug 2021
Disgraced singer R. Kelly asked a teenage boy what he "was willing to do for music" before sexually abusing him, according to testimony from the first male to speak out against the singer accused of sex crimes. In bombshell testimony Monday, the now 32-year-old man said that he became associated with Kelly's entourage and pleaded…
R. Kelly
26 Aug 2021
R&B hitmaker R. Kelly’s forced his girlfriends to write fake blackmail letters that he could use to defend himself in case he got charged with sexually abusing them, one of his accusers testified on Wednesday at his New York City trial. The witness, testifying as a “Jane Doe” in federal court in Brooklyn, read for…
20 Aug 2021
A woman told R. Kelly's trial Thursday that the disgraced R&B star choked her until she passed out during a six-month sexual relationship they had when she was a teenager. Jerhonda Pace, now 28, wept as she read aloud from a journal entry describing how Kelly slapped her, saying "If I lied to him again,…
19 Aug 2021
Prosecutors described R. Kelly as a "predator" who used his fame to groom minors for sex, as an accuser told the opening day of his much-anticipated New York trial on Wednesday that the disgraced R&B star used to slap her for violating his "rules." The Grammy-winning artist, wearing a gray suit, purple tie, and glasses,…
18 Aug 2021
R. Kelly's highly anticipated sex abuse trial got underway Wednesday in New York where the disgraced R&B superstar faces a slew of charges, including racketeering and sexual exploitation of a child. The prosecution and the defense were due to make their opening statements at a Brooklyn federal court in the long-awaited trial that the pandemic…
10 Aug 2021
R. Kelly wants a court to throw out charges claiming he knowingly exposed two people to a sexually transmitted disease. Kelly is facing a wide array of sex trafficking charges in New York and will also be tried in both Illinois and Minnesota for a series of unrelated abuse crimes. Kelly also stands accused of…
9 Aug 2021
This month marks 20 years since the death of Aaliyah, who at age 22 was killed in a plane crash that sent international shockwaves as contemporary R&B lost one of its burgeoning stars. The grim milestone on August 25 will fall just a week after testimony in the trial of R. Kelly is due to…

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