R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn Charges Gets Denied Bond

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R. Kelly is currently remaining behind bars, in shackles. Tuesday, inside of a Chicago courtroom; the ‘Step in Name of Love’ singer pleaded not guilty to 13 federal charges; including child porn and obstruction of justice.

Moreover, the indictment was one of two federal cases issued against Kell’s last week. One was in Illinois; and the other in New York.

However, earlier this week at one of the hearings outside of the court room, the parents of Joycelyn Savage begged R. Kelly to tell them where their daughter was. Here is the video response to the rumors of R. Kelly’s possibly missing.

Federal prosecutors in the northern district of Illinois say that the ‘Bump n Grind’ hitmaker made substantial hush money payments to silence the alleged victims, which were five girls and members of their families. In addition to the Illinois federal indictment, federal prosecutors; in the Eastern district of New York unsealed a separate file count indictment of R Kelly last Friday.

Nonetheless, those charges include one count of racketeering related to kidnapping and four violations of the Mann Actw; which refers to transporting girls over state lines for sex trafficking. There are five alleged victims in the New York indictment, including three girls.

During Tuesdays court appearance; the judge decided that Kelly will remain in custody as he awaits trial in Chicago. According to the Chicago Tribune; he will be taken by U. S. marshall’s to face the New York indictment in Brooklyn.

Additionally charged in the Illinois indictment are two associates of R. Kelly’s; his manager Ferrell McDavid and an employee, Milton ” June” Brown. Prosecutors say that Kelly and his associates paid out hundreds of thousands of dollars to collect copies of his child pornography videos that had been circulating.

R. Kelly’s Lawyers Want Out

Update 1/26/22-R. Kelly’s attorney’s no longer wish to represent him in court.

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