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Erykah Badu Fights With Surviving R. Kelly Producer on Twitter, Denies That She Was Asked to Participate in the Series

Last night, Erykah Badu got into a Twitter spat with dream hampton, the producer and activist behind Lifetime's influential Surviving R. Kelly miniseries. Badu denied hampton's accusations that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 23, 2019

Why Is TMZ in Bed With R. Kelly?

The R. Kelly news cycle does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon, with renewed calls for his career to be ended coming amid a…
Jordan Sargent / May 9, 2018

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R. Kelly Bribed Government Employee in Order to Marry Aaliyah: Report

R. Kelly bribed a government employee for a fake ID that he used to obtain a marriage certificate with Aaliyah falsely stating that she was…
Tosten Burks / December 5, 2019

R. Kelly’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct: A Complete Timeline

In July 2017, BuzzFeed published a story about two young women whose parents believe they are being abused and manipulated in a cultlike relationship with…
Andy Cush / October 2, 2019

R. Kelly Sex Crimes Trial Date Set for April

R. Kelly's trial in Illinois for federal charges of child pornography, enticement, and obstruction of justice is tentatively scheduled to start on April 27, 2020.
Tosten Burks / September 4, 2019

R. Kelly’s Lawyer Files Motion to Move Singer Out of Solitary Confinement

R. Kelly's lawyer Steve Greenberg has filed a motion in Chicago court asking the Federal Bureau of Prisons to release his client from solitary confinement, the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 30, 2019

R. Kelly Charged With Sex Crimes in Minnesota

R. Kelly has been charged with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving an underage victim in Minnesota. The alleged incident took place in 2001…
Tosten Burks / August 5, 2019

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty, Is Denied Bail in Federal Sex Trafficking Case

R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to five federal charges related to racketeering and sex trafficking in a Brooklyn court Friday morning , NPR reports. The embattled singer's request…
Maggie Serota / August 2, 2019

R. Kelly’s Crisis Manager Steps Down After CBS This Morning Interview

R. Kelly's crisis manager Darrell Johnson has quit after his CBS This Morning appearance on Monday, July 22. Host Gayle King said she spoke to Johnson on…
Will Gottsegen / July 23, 2019

Victim From R. Kelly’s First Child Pornography Case Now Cooperating With Prosecutors

The girl with whom R. Kelly had sex in infamous VHS footage sent anonymously to reporter Jim DeRogatis in 2002, leading to the singer's first child pornography…
Tosten Burks / July 16, 2019

R. Kelly Denied Bail in Federal Sex Crimes Case

R. Kelly was ordered to be held in jail without bail during his federal sex crimes case at a Chicago court hearing on Tuesday. The singer was arrested last week on…
Tosten Burks / July 16, 2019

R. Kelly Indictments: Feds Allege Child Porn, Sexual Exploitation, Racketeering

Two sets of federal indictments against R. Kelly were unsealed on Friday in two different states. A filing in the Eastern District of New York accuses the embattled…
Maggie Serota / July 12, 2019

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

R. Kelly has been arrested on federal sex trafficking charges, according to various reports, including NBC News 4 New York, which first broke the story. The…
Rob Arcand / July 11, 2019

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 New Charges of Sexual Abuse and Assault

In court in Illinois last week, R. Kelly was charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault and abuse, including four Class X felony charges.
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 6, 2019

R. Kelly Charged With 11 More Sex Crimes in New Court Filing

R. Kelly is facing 11 new charges of sexual abuse and assault, according to court documents filed by Cook County Illinois prosecutors on Thursday. Four…
Maggie Serota / May 30, 2019

R. Kelly’s Underage Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Will Proceed

A sexual abuse lawsuit filed against R. Kelly in February will proceed, a Cook County judge ruled today. Plaintiff Heather Williams was awarded a default judgment in her favor…
Tosten Burks / May 8, 2019

Lifetime to Air Surviving R. Kelly Follow-Up Special

Lifetime has announced a two-hour special titled Surviving R. Kelly: The Impact that will explore the aftermath of the network's explosive January docuseries Surviving R. Kelly. The original six-hour documentary traced…
Tosten Burks / April 26, 2019
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