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R. Kelly denied bail

R. Kelly

The singer remains behind bars following a ruling that he still poses a danger to the public. Singer and songwriter R. Kelly has been denied bail and remains behind bars after a judge ruled that he still posed a danger to young girls should he be set free.

Kelly appeared in court on Tuesday for his bail hearing. He is set to stand trial on charges including s-e-x trafficking, obstruction of justice, and racketeering.

He was arrested on 18 charges including child pornography last week, the New York Times reported. The Citizen earlier reported that his alleged “s-e-x slaves”, Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, were in court to present a united front in support of Kelly during the hearing, according to Gloria Schmidt, the women’s attorney.

R. Kelly

Kelly has been dogged for years by allegations that he sexually abused women and underage girls. He and his attorneys have repeatedly denied allegations of sexual misconduct. Meanwhile, celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti said on Monday that Kelly paid $2 million (R28 million) to keep the alleged victim in a child p0rn0graphy case off the witness stand during a 2008 trial that ended with his acquittal on all charges.

“R. Kelly bought his acquittal,” Avenatti said at a news conference in which he provided details of what he said had been a years long effort by Kelly to prevent his s-e-xual abuse of several girls from becoming public. He said Kelly paid at least one associate $100,000 (R1.4 million) to hunt down videos of him having s-e-x with a minor that had gone missing.

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Source: The Citizen


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