R. Kelly released from jail after being held for unpaid child support

Singer Robert Kelly known as R. Kelly appears in a booking

R. Kelly reportedly plans to file documents Monday that will ask a judge to cut the amount of money he owes for back child support to his ex-wife, Drea Kelly.

Kelly's next court date for the child support case is on Wednesday, while a hearing about the sex abuse charges has been set for March 22.

"So many people have been stealing my money".

Last month, Kelly pleaded guilty to sexual assault to three teenage girls and a fourth woman despite having denied similar abuse allegations for years.

Cook County sheriff's spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said she did not know who made the payment.

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It was the second time when the R&B superstar was released from the Cook County jail located in his hometown Chicago. "I love my fans", TMZ quoted Kelly as saying after he left the jail where screaming admirers waited for him.

"When we get those things, we're going to fight this case like we fight any other case, in the courtroom, based on the evidence", he said.

But he got sprung three days later when a suburban Chicago business owner ponied up his $100,000 bail.

"How can I pay child support if my ex-wife is destroying my name and I can't work?" Kelly and dancer Andrea Kelly divorced in 2009 and he is supposed to make payments of $20,000 per month, as well as educational expenses for his children, who are ages 16, 18, and 20.

"As far as the child support matter, what was posted, the judge has entered a gag order, so we can't really talk about that", Greenberg said. The hour-long special, titled The Gayle King Interview with R. Kelly, notably showcased an interview with the "Ignition - Remix" singer that featured him passionately defending himself against various accusations, including that he held women against their will. He now remains behind bars in a Cook County jail and will stay there unless he can come up with the amount owed which is $161,633, according to TMZ Friday.

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