R. Kelly Arrested, Accused of Paying Off Family During 2008 Trial
R. Kelly has been under fire this year; he has been charged with multiple counts of sex abuse, sued by various women, and went to court over past-due rent and child support payments. Now, the R&B star has been arrested for the third time this year after two new indictments... Read more
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
R. Kelly Refutes Civil Lawsuit, Claims He Could Not Read Court Documents
Last week, R&B singer R. Kelly failed to show up to a court appearance, causing the judge to side with one of his alleged sexual abuse victims. Now, the singer’s lawyers are claiming that the signed court papers should be ruled out because of his inability to read. Heather... Read more
Judge Sides With Woman In Sexual Abuse Case Against R. Kelly
R&B star R. Kelly has been under fire with multiple lawsuits against him for alleged sexual abuse, and earlier this week, a Chicago judge ruled in favor of a woman who claimed the singer sexually abused her in the ’90s when she was underage. Heather Williams sued Kelly in... Read more
R. Kelly’s Finances A Mess, Bank Account Hits Negatives Amid Lawsuits
R. Kelly hit rock bottom — and so have his finances. The R&B singer has been caught in a string of legal battles after Lifetime aired the six-part docu-series Surviving R. Kelly earlier this year, outlining two decades-worth of sexual assault allegations. In addition to the court fees and... 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 Seeks Permission To Leave U.S., Play Concert In Dubai
UPDATE: As of Friday morning, Associated Press reports Kelly’s entertainment attorney Doug Anton said any Dubai trip was “off for now as contracts with Dubai concert organizers are reworked.” However, his criminal attorney Steve Greenberg said Kelly might be able to go to Dubai still, but he wants to... 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