R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Felony Sex-Related Crimes
R. Kelly has found himself in even more trouble this week as Cook County prosecutors filed a new series of sexual assault charges against the singer. He now faces 11 new sex abuse charges, with some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. According to the... Read more
Dubai Claims R. Kelly Was Never Scheduled To Perform In The City
R. Kelly asked a judge to let him leave the U.S. despite sexual abuse charges to play a few shows in Dubai next month, but according to the city’s government, the R&B singer was never scheduled to perform there. Currently, Kelly is free on bond following his arrest for... Read more
R. Kelly Returns To Jail After Failing To Pay Child Support
Update – as of Saturday, March 9: R. Kelly was bailed out of jail from a “benefactor” who helped him pay the $160,000 he owed to his ex wife in child support, TMZ reports. He told reporters, “I promise we’re gonna straighten all this out. That’s all I can... Read more
German Venue Cancels R. Kelly Show Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations
A German concert venue cancelled R. Kelly’s upcoming show days after the R&B star was charged in the U.S. on 10 counts of sexual abuse. Earlier this month, TMZ reported that the venue, Ratiopharm Arena, struggled whether or not they should host the concert amid the allegations against Kelly,... Read more
R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To 10 Counts of Sexual Abuse
UPDATE: As of Monday evening, R. Kelly was released on bail after posting $100,000 bond. As of Tuesday afternoon, the German venue Ratiopharm Arena cancelled Kelly’s upcoming concert in April. R&B star R. Kelly, who was arrested over the weekend on 10 counts of sexual abuse, pleaded not guilty this... Read more
R. Kelly Proposed Illinois Concert Rejected Due To ‘Security Issues’
R. Kelly will no longer perform at Illinois’ Spring Break Jam concert due to “security issues,” adding another concert to his cancelled list of shows in an effort to mute the R&B singer. According to the Chicago Tribune, the concert was supposed to take place on April 6 at... Read more
#MuteRKelly Movement Tries To Shut Down Singer’s Jacksonville Show
Despite the various allegations against him, R. Kelly is slated to perform another show, but the #MuteRKelly movement is ready to shut it down once again. Over the past 24 years, the R&B singer has been accused on several occasions of sexual abuse. The allegations go back to 1994,... Read more
R. Kelly To Perform High-Profile NYC Show Despite Sexual Assault Allegations
R&B artist R. Kelly has been dodging numerous sexual assault allegations over the past year, but he has stepped back into the limelight with the announcement of a show next month at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theatre. While the event has gone pretty unnoticed so far, Spin‘s Anna Gaca... Read more
R. Kelly Concert At UIC Cancelled After Numerous Protests, Complaints
R. Kelly was slated to play a show at the University of Illinois at Chicago in his hometown this weekend, but activists and UIC staff managed to get his performance pulled as a part of the #MuteRKelly campaign. According to the Ticketmaster website, Kelly is “no longer performing” at... Read more
Women Fight To Shut Down R. Kelly Concert at UIC Next Weekend
The R&B star R. Kelly is headed to the University of Illinois at Chicago next Saturday, but activists within the university staff and community are standing with the #MuteRKelly campaign in hopes to get the show pulled. The director of Women’s Leadership and Resource Center at UIC, Natalie Bennett,... Read more