R Kelly

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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Prosecutors Reportedly Have 20 Videos of R. Kelly Engaged in Sexual Acts With Minors

Federal prosecutors found over 20 videos of R. Kelly engaged in sex acts with minors, sources tell TMZ , and that many of of the tapes came directly from people who worked for and with the singer. Gerald Griggs, a lawyer representing one of Kelly's alleged victims, says prosecutors were able to...
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R. Kelly's Team Could Face Obstruction of Justice Charges Thanks to Grand Jury Testimony

R. Kelly's team could be in even more legal hot water going by Wednesday's grand jury testimony. According to TMZ , witnesses testified that the disgraced R&B singer's crew arranged for underage girls to travel across state lines, at the behest of the musician, for "sexual purposes." Separately...
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R. Kelly Hotline Abused by Callers Bragging About Having Sex With Him

The hotline set up by the Cook County State's Attorney for victims of R. Kelly has been taken over by people bragging about their escapades with the star. TMZ reports that dozens of women have been calling the hotline number to talk about their romantic escapades with the singer. Some describe...
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R. Kelly Avoids Jail by Coughing Up $62,000 in Late Child Support

On Wednesday, R. Kelly reportedly avoided jail time (again) after coughing up $62,000 in delinquent child support payments to his ex-wife, Andrea "Drea" Kelly. The musician's crisis manager, Darrell Johnson, told Entertainment Tonight that Kelly is now up to date with his payments, and even "placed...
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R. Kelly Fans Pay $100 Each to Watch 28-Second Club Performance in Illinois

R. Kelly gave his first post-jail performance at a club in Springfield, Illinois, this past weekend, but it was over in less time than it takes to say "first post-jail performance." The AP reports that "fans who shelled out $50 to $100 tickets got only a 28-second performance, followed by a half-...
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R. Kelly Was "Pleased" With "Passionate" Gayle King Interview

R. Kelly thinks his notoriously explosive interview with Gayle King went well enough that he's open to sitting down for another one. King told Page Six on Friday that she called his reps the day after the interview. "They were really pleased--because they thought people got to see how passionate he...
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R. Kelly Accuser Lanita Carter Speaks Publicly for 1st Time

R. Kelly’s former hair stylist Lanita Carter has detailed the abuse she experienced while working for the R&B singer. "I've been carryin' this since 2003,” Carter says through tears in interview with CBS This Morning airing Thursday. “I have had to sit on a public bus and watch public...
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