Longtime R. Kelly Friend Says Singer Is 'Falsely Accused' Of Sex Crimes; 'He's Like God's Gift'“It’s very hard to see a man that’s been painted as a monster that I’ve never seen in 22 years. I’ve never seen none of this,” Kelly's longtime friend Dana Jackson said.
R. Kelly Wants Federal Judge To Reconsider Denying Him Bond On Child Pornography, Obstruction ChargesCalling the latest allegations against Kelly “as stale as old gym socks,” his defense team has argued he is not a flight risk, and not a danger to the public, and deserves to be granted bail.
Judge Postpones Issue Of Increasing Kelly's Bond Because He Was A No Show In CourtProsecutors are asking for an increase in Kelly's bond, but in court Thursday morning prosecutors said Kelly, who is currently in the custody of United States Marshals, "refused transport" to court.
R. Kelly: A Timeline Of Singer's Life, Leading To Child Pornography, Racketeering, Sex Trafficking ChargesR&B singer R. Kelly now stands charged with a variety of sex-related crimes in multiple jurisdictions, on both the federal and state level.
Federal Charges Ramp Up Pressure On R. Kelly To Make DealAny negotiations would be complicated, as Kelly is charged in four jurisdictions and his lawyers would likely insist on a single deal that resolves all the cases. And prosecutors would only accept a deal that includes a lengthy prison term.
R. Kelly Faces New Charges Of Prostitution With Underage Girl In MinneapolisAlready facing an array of charges in Chicago and New York, R. Kelly was facing new charges Monday of engaging in prostitution with an underage girl in Minneapolis.
R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering And Sex Trafficking Charges In New YorkR. Kelly pleaded not guilty Friday morning to racketeering and sex trafficking charges in New York, and a federal judge ordered him held without bail.
R. Kelly's Attorney Files Motion Asking For Singer To Be Granted BailR. Kelly's attorney Steve Greenberg filed a motion Thursday asking again for Kelly to be granted bail.
Judge Grants Protective Order For Evidence In R. Kelly's Case On Child Porn And Obstruction ChargesA federal judge has granted prosecutors’ request for an order restricting access to and what can be said publicly about evidence in singer R. Kelly’s child pornography and obstruction of justice case.
Prosecutors Suggest More Defendants Could Be Charged In R. Kelly's Federal CaseKelly faces charges in Chicago accusing him of producing and receiving child pornography, obstruction of justice, and coercing minors to engage in sex.
Lifetime To Follow Up On 'Surviving R. Kelly' Docu-SeriesLifetime is still invested in the R. Kelly case.