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R. Kelly Should Get At Least 25 Years in Prison, Say Prosecutors

R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” deserves at least 25 years behind bars for sexually abusing women and girls, prosecutors said in a memo filed Wednesday in advance of his sentencing later this month. A New York City jury found Kelly guilty of racketeering and multiple other […]

Azriel Clary Says R. Kelly Had “Control” Over Her During Previous Gayle King Interview

Azriel Clary was one of the survivors who testified against R. Kelly during his recent sex trafficking trial — where he was found guilty of racketeering and Mann Act violations, but two years ago she was interviewed on CBS This Morning and passionately defended the R&B singer to co-host Gayle King. On Thursday, Clary returned […]

R. Kelly Found Guilty of Racketeering in Sex Trafficking Trial

R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children. A jury of seven men and five women found Kelly, 54, guilty of all nine counts, including […]

R. Kelly Controlled Girlfriends During ‘CBS This Morning’ Interview, Witness Says

A controlling R. Kelly barred his live-in girlfriends from watching a documentary series that portrayed him as a sexual predator and kept watch over them during an interview with Gayle King, one of the women testified Tuesday at the R&B singer’s sex-trafficking trial. If “Surviving R. Kelly” came on TV, “we were to immediately change […]

R. Kelly Sex Abuse Trial Begins: Prosecutor Says “Case is About a Predator,” Defense Warns Jurors to Sift Through Lies

R&B star R. Kelly is a predator who lured girls, boys and young women with his fame and dominated them physically, sexually and psychologically, a prosecutor said Wednesday, while a defense lawyer warned jurors they’ll have to sift through lies from accusers with agendas to find the truth. The differing perspectives came as the long-anticipated […]

Prosecutors Air More Claims In R. Kelly Case, One Involving an Underage Boy

Federal prosecutors in R. Kelly’s sex trafficking case say he had sexual contact with an underage boy in addition to girls, and the government wants jurors in his upcoming sex trafficking trial to hear those claims. Prosecutors aired a wide-ranging raft of additional allegations — but not new charges — against the R&B star in […]

R. Kelly Attacked in Chicago Prison by Fellow Inmate

R. Kelly was recently attacked by a frustrated fellow inmate in his jail cell, the singer's attorney said Thursday. 

R. Kelly’s Manager Charged With Placing Threatening Call to Theater Screening Abuse Documentary

The manager of R. Kelly was charged Friday for allegedly making a threatening phone call to a Manhattan theater that was screening a docuseries about the sex abuse allegations against the musician.

Federal Prosecutors Charge 3 Men With Threatening R. Kelly Accusers

Federal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against three men accused of threatening and intimidating women who have accused R&B singer R. Kelly of abuse, including one man suspected of setting fire to a vehicle in Florida.

Dream Hampton Signs With CAA (Exclusive)

Surviving R. Kelly producer dream Hampton has signed with CAA.

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Producer Dream Hampton to Direct Tulsa Race Massacre Series

As U.S. cities erupt with protests over racial injustice in the wake of George Floyd's death, Dream Hampton, executive producer of Surviving R. Kelly, was announced Monday to direct Black Wall Street, a limited documentary series about the Tulsa Race Massacre, a deadly act of racial violence committed 99 years ago.

R. Kelly Denied Jail Release After Applying Amid Coronavirus Fears

R. Kelly will remain behind bars, with the singer being denied bail Tuesday.