R&B star R. Kelly freed on bail, denies sexually abusing children

R. Kelly’s mugshot

"This reign of abuse and assault by Mr Kelly is about to come to an abrupt and permanent end", Avenatti said.

Lizette Martinez, who was featured in the documentary "Surviving R. Kelly", said at a news conference in Los Angeles on February 25, that Kelly is a "predator" who "must be held accountable for the lives he's ruined". Greenberg said he hasn't seen the videos and can't confirm whether Kelly is in them.

Regardless, the man's legal representative, Steve Greenberg, insisted that his client is 'an innocent man, ' and that 'all the women are lying'. His lawyer pleaded not guilty on his behalf to all 10 counts he faces.

Kelly was acquitted of child pornography charges alleging he filmed himself having sex with his goddaughter, a girl estimated to have been as young as 13, in 2008.

The 52-year-old performer, whose real name is Robert Kelly, was charged under a 10-count indictment with sexually assaulting three teenagers, with each count carrying a maximum of 10 years in prison.

Kelly met one of the victims at her 16th birthday dinner, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said.

Records on the Cook County sheriff's website show Kelly is in Division 8 of the county jail, where the medical unit is located but also where inmates considered at risk from the general inmate population are held, Lopez said.

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Kelly's attorney Steve Greenberg said Saturday, attributing his current financial situation to bad contracts and mismanagement of money. "He's got a lot of support, and he's going to be vindicated on all these charges, one by one if it has to be".

Chicago - R. Kelly has posted bail after spending the weekend in a Chicago jail on sex abuse charges, authorities said Monday.

Allred said at a news conference Monday in Los Angeles that she represents more than six women who say they were abused by Kelly.

The 55-minute video dated from around 2000 also showed a 14-year-old girl, though Avenatti did not specify whether it was the same girl as in the first video.

Earlier this year Lady Gaga pulled her R Kelly collab Do What You Want from streaming services after new allegations against the singer came to light.

The Grammy-winning R&B singer spent the weekend in jail and showed up for Monday's hearing in an orange jail jumpsuit. According to Kelly's lawyers, the artist was initially unable to pay the $100,000 required for him to be released on bond. But as reported by The Post's Geoff Edgers last year, the music industry overlooked Kelly's alleged behavior for years - even amid the 2008 trial and earlier reports of inappropriate behavior, including his illegal 1997 marriage to his 15-year-old protege, Aaliyah. One of Kelly's best-known hits is "I Believe I Can Fly".

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