Singer R Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 new felony counts of sexual assault, he has denied abuse allegations for decades. In 2008, he was tried on child pornography charges and found not guilty.
A woman who accused R. Kelly of sexual abuse has won a civil case by default against the singer, after he failed to respond to her lawsuit and was a no-show in court.
A US court has ruled that cameras will be allowed in the courtroom during the trial and pre-trial in R. Kelly’s sexual abuse case.
Singer R. Kelly was released from a Chicago jail on Saturday after a child support payment of more than 161 000 dollars was made to an ex-wife, police said, ending his second incarceration in two weeks after a prior arrest on sex assault charges.
Two women living with R. Kelly are defending the R&B superstar charged with sexual abuse, saying in an interview aired on Thursday that their relationships with him are consensual.