R Kelly

Lady Gaga performs Joanne / Million Reasons during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden.

Lady Gaga Re-Releasing "Artpop" on CD & Vinyl Without R. Kelly Collab "Do What U Want"

Lady Gaga is reportedly re-releasing her 2013 album Artpop on CD and vinyl, but without the LP's R. Kelly collaboration, "Do What U Want (With My Body)." The Independent notes that music retailer HMV is taking pre-orders for physical copies of the album that will arrive on November 11--nearly six...
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R. Kelly Petitions Court to Leave Jail, Claims His Health is Failing

R. Kelly is trying to leave jail before his trials begin and is claiming his health is suffering, according to TMZ. The singer is petitioning the court for release, citing hand numbness, anxiety and an untreated hernia in newly filed legal documents. Steve Greenberg, one of Kelly's attorneys,...
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Arrest Warrant Issued for R. Kelly Over No-Show in Minnesota (Because He's in Jail in Chicago)

There's warrant out for R. Kelly in Minnesota after he no-showed for his court date there on Thursday. He's got a pretty good excuse for why he couldn't make it, though; he's behind bars in Chicago. Entertainment Tonight reports that prosecutor Judith Cole told the Judge Jay Quam in Minnesota's...
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R. Kelly Is a No-Show in Chicago Court After “Refusing Transport”

R. Kelly failed to show up in a Chicago court on Thursday after he “refused transport” from jail. USA Today reports that the Cook County hearing addressed charges of conspiracy that say the singer set up sexual encounters with underage girls and covered them up to avoid prosecution. The hearing...
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NYC Judge Orders R. Kelly to Be Held Without Bond on Sex Charges

A New York City federal judge ordered on Friday that singer R. Kelly be held without bond on sex trafficking charges. UPI reports that Kelly entered a not guilty plea to charges, but the judge agreed with prosecutors that the entertainer is a flight risk and a danger to the community. The R&B...
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R. Kelly Calls His Accusers “Disgruntled Groupies…Who Were Dying to Be With Him”

R. Kelly has slammed his accusers as “disgruntled groupies” in a new letter he sent to the judge in hopes of being released from custody before his trial. According to documents obtained by The Blast , Kelly's attorney Douglas Anton claims the indictment against his client details how "these...
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R. Kelly's Crisis Manager Quits After Admitting He'd Never Leave Daughter Alone With Him

Darrell Johnson has quit as R. Kelly's crisis manager after admitting in a TV interview that he'd never leave his own daughter alone with the embattled R&B star. "I wouldn’t leave my daughter with anybody that’s accused of pedophilia. Period," Johnson told Gayle King about his twentysomething...
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R. Kelly Fears for Life in Prison, Says Solitary Confinement Is Fine

R. Kelly's lawyer Nicole Blank Becker tells TMZ that her client is afraid for his life in prison, and wants to be kept in solitary confinement rather than mixed in with the general prison population. Kelly is facing an indeterminate period behind bars as he fights multiple sex crime charges in a...
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R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty, Denied Bond Release

R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to new federal charges in court Tuesday, but a federal judge in Chicago ordered him held without bond. According to TMZ , Kelly's legal team had argued for his release claiming the singer was not a flight risk, but Assistant U.S. Attorney Angel Krull was able to convince...
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R. Kelly's Alleged Sex Slaves Will Support Him at Bond Hearing

R. Kelly's alleged sex slaves will stand with the singer when he appears in federal court on Tuesday in his new sex crimes case. Gloria Schmidt, the attorney for Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, tells TMZ that the women will present a united front during Kelly’s hearing. After the hearing, they...
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