While the United Arab Emirates and the U.S. don’t have an extradition treaty, lawyer Steve Greenberg says said that if R. Kelly is allowed to perform in Dubai, he has no fear that the singer will jump bond and flee from the U.S. to avoid trial.
A "benefactor" reportedly paid the $160,000 R. Kelly owed his ex-wife in back child support.
After Fox News host Jesse Watters mistook Gayle King for Robin Roberts, King asked one of his co-hosts, Dana Perino, to remind her colleagues that "all black people do not look alike."
The sit-down features his first public comments since his arrest last month on 10 charges of aggravated criminal sexual assault on four victims, three of them underage.
Michael Avenatti claims the R&B singer already violated terms of his release with McDonald’s stop.
Cook County Associate Judge Lawrence Flood was assigned to oversee R. Kelly's aggravated criminal sex abuse case on Monday. Meanwhile, attorney Michael Avenatti announced he would be showing prosecutors another sex tape featuring the singer and an underage girl.
R. Kelly failed to post $100,000 bail Sunday, which means he’s spending a second night behind bars, according to CNN.Following his surrender to Chicago police Friday night, Cook County Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. set Kelly’s bond at $1 million during a Saturday afternoon court appearance. Kelly was indicted on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four accusers — three of whom prosecutors said were underage — between 1998 and 2010. He has denied any wrongdoing.Also Read: R. Kelly's Bond Set at $1 MillionSteve Greenberg, Kelly’s attorney, told reporters Saturday that his client “really doesn’t have any money at this point” due to “mismanagement,” “hangers-on” and “bad deals.” He added, however, that Kelly would ultimately be able to come up with the $100,000 bail. That proved untrue.But according to CNN, Kelly owes upwards of $169,000 in child support – which the court ordered him to pay by March 3 – and faces eviction from his Chicago studio for unpaid rent of more than $166,000.Kelly’s legal representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheWrap.Also Read: Watch R. Kelly Surrender to Chicago Police (Video)Although Kelly was acquitted on child pornography charges in 2008, sexual misconduct accusations involving the singer have continued to surface. The recent documentary “Surviving R. Kelly” has led to renewed scrutiny.Read original story R. Kelly Fails to Post $100,000 Bail, Remains in Jail for 2nd Night At TheWrap
The charges come after decades of allegations, a failed criminal trial, a hashtag campaign, a breakup with recording label, and the airing of damning film series, "Surviving R. Kelly."
If convicted, R. Kelly faces a maximum of three to seven years in prison on each felony charge, Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx said.
Corey Feldman wants to change the world. It's a lofty goal for someone known best as the star of classic 1980s movies like "The Goonies," "Stand by Me" and "The Lost Boys." After years of suffering in silence, the actor came forward as a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, perpetrated, he says, by a powerful person in Hollywood.
Sony Music has decided to dissolve its working relationship with R. Kelly, Variety has learned. No external announcement of the move is planned in the immediate future, says a source, who added that the company took its time to wade through the issues "responsibly" and avoid legal ramifications. R. Kelly was removed from the RCA […]
James Mason allegedly threatened to "kill" father of Joycelyn Savage, one of the singer's girlfriends
Tracy Sampson alleged in a 2001 lawsuit that Kelly induced her "into an indecent sexual relationship," when she was 17. Now she's speaking out.
When people mess with Kanye West, they can expect to hear back from his wife, Kim Kardashian.
Faith Rodgers, one of the women accusing R. Kelly of sexual misconduct in the recent Lifetime documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly,” said in a press conference Monday morning that she has received threats and retaliation from the singer. Accompanied by her attorney, Gloria Allred, and her mother, Rodgers, who sued Kelly claiming that he knowingly […]
"There are no victims — there are only those now exploiting Mr. Kelly for their 15 minutes of TMZ fame," R. Kelly's attorney said.
Gaga has expressed regret for working with Kelly on the racy single “Do What U Want” and has vowed to remove the track from iTunes and streaming services.
Actress and singer Keke Palmer was once a big fan of R. Kelly, but that changed after she watched "Surviving R. Kelly."