R. Kelly Faces More Prison Time Amid New Sex Crime Charges
R. Kelly’s list of alleged sex crimes keeps adding up as the R&B singer was just charged with two more counts of prostitution and solicitation involving an underage girl in Minnesota. According to the Associated Press, the incident took place back in 2001 when Kelly invited a girl to... Read more
R. Kelly Denied Bail, Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Trafficking Charges
R. Kelly, who has been held in jail for multiple counts of sexual abuse, has pleaded not guilty to charges of racketeering and sex trafficking on Friday, The Associated Press reports. During the hearing, Magistrate Judge Steven Tiscione denied Kelly bail, citing that the R&B singer would pose as... Read more
R Kelly’s Crisis Manager Quits Amid Singer’s New Allegations
R. Kelly’s crisis manager has called it quits this week amid the singer’s sexual abuse allegations. Darrel Johnson, who had served as Kelly’s crisis manager for months, appeared on CBS This Morning on Monday. During the interview, Gayle King asked Johnson point-blank if he would allow his 20-year-old daughter... Read more
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
Students Urge Fordham To Cancel Sean Kingston Show Amid Allegations
UPDATE – As of Thursday, April 25: According to The Fordham Ram, the Dean of Students has removed Sean Kingston from the university’s Spring Weekend concert lineup, noting that he had listened carefully to the students’ discussion and the implications the rapper would bring to the school.  “Now that... 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