R Kelly

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July 31, 2019 - 2:47 pm
By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago Wednesday barred attorneys from divulging new evidence in R. Kelly's child pornography case, saying he wants to ensure the celebrity case is tried in court, not in the media. The R&B singer's attorneys objected...
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June 06, 2019 - 11:32 am
By SOPHIA TAREEN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related charges on Thursday, including four counts that carry a maximum prison term of 30 years in prison. Prosecutors did not ask the judge to raise the bond amount...
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March 22, 2019 - 11:45 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge is expected to rule on whether to allow R&B singer R. Kelly to travel overseas to perform several concerts to help the cash-strapped singer pay legal and other bills as he faces sex-abuse charges. Kelly arrived at a Chicago courthouse Friday morning for a hearing in the...
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March 07, 2019 - 8:25 am
by Tammy Weber & Don Babwin CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly's day began with a nationally televised broadcast in which he whispered, cried and ranted while pleading with viewers to believe him: He'd never had sex with anyone under 17 and never held anyone against her will. The day ended with a trip to...
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March 06, 2019 - 12:08 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — R&B star R. Kelly cried, angrily stood up and ranted about being "assassinated" during his first interview since being charged with sexual abuse, calling his accusers liars and saying people are after him for his money. Kelly, one of the best-selling music artists of all time,...
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Chicago Sun-Times via Associated Press
March 06, 2019 - 8:27 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An emotional R. Kelly says he's being "assassinated" and denies sexually abusing women and controlling their lives. The R&B singer gave his first interview to Gayle King of "CBS This Morning" since being charged with sexually abusing four people, including three underage girls. "...
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February 25, 2019 - 11:10 am
By DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM , Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly walked into a Chicago courtroom on Monday wearing an orange jail jumpsuit for a hearing in his sexual abuse case after spending the weekend in jail as confidants tried to pay $100,000 to get him released. Kelly...
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February 22, 2019 - 2:20 pm
By SARA BURNETT, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, after decades of lurid rumors and allegations that the R&B star was sexually abusing women and underage girls. Tandra Simonton, spokeswoman for the Cook County State's...
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February 15, 2019 - 4:55 pm
By SARA BURNETT, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday that he has given Chicago prosecutors new video evidence of R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl. Avenatti said the video is not the same evidence used in Kelly's 2008 trial, when he was...
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January 10, 2019 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is sorry for her 2013 duet with R. Kelly in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against the singer, and she intends to remove the song from streaming services. "What I am hearing about the allegations against R. Kelly is absolutely horrifying and indefensible," she...
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