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6 Aug 2021
Jury selection for the federal New York trial of R. Kelly, the disgraced R&B superstar who faces a battery of sex abuse charges in several US states, is set to start Monday after more than a year of pandemic delay. Kelly, 54, faces charges in a US court in Brooklyn including racketeering, sexual exploitation of…
24 Jul 2021
Federal prosecutors in New York on Friday detailed a string of new accusations of sexual assault and bribery against R. Kelly going back 30 years, including how the disgraced R&B singer allegedly abused a teenage boy in 2006. In a lengthy court filing, the prosecutors asked a judge for permission to admit what they said…
24 Jun 2021
R. Kelly has been transferred from prison in Chicago to a jail in New York ahead of his sex crimes trial next month, records showed Wednesday. The singer is now being held at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Brooklyn, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website. The artist born Robert Sylvester Kelly was…
8 Jun 2021
Two lead attorneys who have been working with R. Kelly have requested to withdraw from the embattled singer’s upcoming federal sex trafficking case in Brooklyn just two months before it is set to start. Attorneys Steven Greenberg and Michael Leonard filed documents to withdraw, which have yet to be approved, on Monday. “Our reasons for…
28 Aug 2020
R&B singer R. Kelly has reportedly been moved to solitary confinement after he was attacked in his cell by a fellow inmate. According to TMZ, Kelly was said to be on his bed when a fellow inmate from the Metropolitan Correctional Centre in Chicago came in and started to punch him. Guards at the federal…
16 May 2020
A judge has denied R. Kelly's third request for an early release from jail while awaiting trial on charges of sexually abusing young girls. In his third attempt, the disgraced singer claimed he was at high risk of coronavirus because he is prediabetic. US District Judge Ann Donnelly, however, is not convinced that prediabetes presents…
22 Apr 2020
A federal judge has rejected R Kelly's second attempt at using the COVID-19 pandemic to get released from jail. US District Judge Ann Donnelly denied the singer's request to be released from Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) Chicago, where he is being held in a report by TMZ. While she acknowledged that the disease had spread…
21 Apr 2020
Disgraced singer R. Kelly is tendering his tax debt of almost $2 million as proof that he wouldn't run away if granted an early release due to the spread of the coronavirus. R. Kelly has been fighting for weeks, attempting to be granted an early release due to his fears of contracting the coronavirus. His…
27 Mar 2020
R.Kelly who has been in jail for sexual abuse charges has made a case with the Leighton Criminal Court Building asking to be released early. The reason for requesting early release from the Chicago Metropolitan Correctional Center on bond as he awaits his trial in Illinois federal court is because of the fear of coronavirus.…
14 Mar 2020
New trouble surfaces for American singer and entertainer R. Kelly as he has been hit with additional charges for sleeping with minors. In a revised indictment filed on Friday, March 13 in a Brooklyn federal court R. Kelly is accused of transporting a minor across state lines. In addition to coercing another minor into sexual…
25 Feb 2020
In continuation of the #metooera movement, a Manhattan jury has found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual abuse but acquitted him of the most serious charges. The mixed verdict means the former Hollywood producer will likely spend time in prison. This conviction will be a source of vindication for the ladies who came out…
13 Jan 2020
After fleeing from R.Kelly's condo, Azriel Clary says she needs professional help to recover from the alleged abuse and trauma she suffered during her time with R. Kelly. In a report by TMZ, she feels she was brainwashed, manipulated and mistreated by Kelly. Azriel and her family are searching for qualified counselors and therapists, so…

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