R. Kelly’s Defense Compared Him To Martin Luther King Jr., Hugh Hefner, And Mike Pence In A Rambling Closing Argument
Prosecutors, meanwhile, said dozens of witnesses, DNA, travel records, text messages, handwritten letters, photos, Facebook screenshots, and audio and video recordings proved Kelly was guilty.
R. Kelly’s Defense Relied On Members of His Entourage Who Kept Contradicting Themselves On The Witness Stand
Some witnesses admitted they had a financial interest in Kelly’s acquittal, while others seemed to barely know him, and they all contradicted key facts.
A Former Cop Who Worked For R. Kelly Claimed He Never Saw The Singer With Young Girls — Then Acknowledged He Actually Did
Larry Hood, who left the Chicago Police Department after a forgery conviction, said he never saw Kelly abusing anyone — but he admitted to seeing him around Aaliyah and her “little friends” starting when she was 12 or 13.
When a teenage singer was said to be suing Kelly for sexual harassment, the R&B star allegedly threatened a staffer and told her to “pick a team.”
The woman also said Kelly threatened her into having sex with him on a regular basis while she was underage.
She Thought She Was There To Interview R. Kelly. Instead, She Was Allegedly Imprisoned, Drugged, And Raped.
The woman testified she feared coming forward after being told by the singer's associates, "Don’t fuck with Mr. Kelly."
Nathan Edmond said he had agreed to never speak about the ceremony — until he was subpoenaed to testify on Kelly’s sex trafficking and racketeering trial.
The woman also said nude photos that Kelly had taken of her were released online after she went public with her allegations against the singer.
“I was in complete shock,” the woman told jurors as she recounted being taken to the singer’s dressing room for an autograph before he began sexually assaulting her. “I basically went blank.”
R. Kelly Allegedly Told A 17-Year-Old He Should Be Able To Have Sex With “Very Young Girls” Because He’s A “Genius”
“I’m a genius. We should be allowed to do whatever we want.”
R. Kelly Allegedly Made His Victims Write “Collateral” Letters As Blackmail. His Defense Tried To Use One As Evidence He’s Innocent.
R. Kelly’s attorneys used the letters to argue the woman was not a victim of abuse, but she said she was coerced into exactly what to write.
R. Kelly Told His Victims They Were Worthless To Isolate And Control Them, A Woman Who Lived With Him Said
The woman, identified in court only as Jane, previously testified that Kelly subjected her to years of sexual and physical abuse, including forcing her to get an abortion.
A Woman Who Moved In With R. Kelly When She Was 17 Said He Forced Her To Do Humiliation Porn And Get An Abortion
The woman testified Monday in Kelly’s federal racketeering and sex trafficking trial. This story contains graphic descriptions of alleged abuse.
Delivering testimony on the second day of the singer’s trial, Jerhonda Pace spoke of the six months in 2010 during which, at 16 years old, she had a sexual relationship with Kelly.
“This case is about a predator,” prosecutors told the jury on the first day of the trial against the singer.
The disgraced R&B singer heads back into the courtroom on Wednesday on the most sweeping and serious charges he has yet faced.
CNN Is Still Standing By Chris Cuomo, Despite His Role In His Brother’s Alleged Sexual Harassment Saga
“The fact that Chris Cuomo wasn’t fired over his inappropriate conflict of interest in actively affecting a news story is not only irresponsible of CNN, but also a disgrace to journalism,” one CNN staffer told BuzzFeed News.
Representatives for the actor said he experienced "a heart related incident."
The 22-year-old man fatally shot eight people in March, six of whom were Asian women.
"He said that the bear kept coming back every night, and he hadn’t slept in a few days."