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.
"The men charged today allegedly have shown that there is no line they will not cross to help Kelly avoid the consequences of his alleged crimes — even if it means re-victimizing his accusers."
They married on Aug. 31, 1994, when Aaliyah was just 15.
A Woman Who Lived With R. Kelly Claims She Wasn’t Behind Social Media Accounts Describing Her As His Victim
Joycelyn Savage is denying that she was responsible for posts on Patreon and Instagram describing her as one of Kelly’s victims. Instagram said the account was hacked.
The accounts, on Patreon and Instagram, said they were from Joycelyn Savage, one of the women who was living with R. Kelly. Savage and the platforms have since said the accounts were hacked or a hoax.
The R&B singer pleaded not guilty in Chicago federal court.
The R&B singer is accused of paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to recover sex tapes and conceal his behavior.
The new charges were filed by a grand jury and involve a woman who was under the age of 18 at the time of the alleged abuse.
I spent almost 20 years reporting on R. Kelly, and nine months trying to find an outlet to publish the story of the “sex cult” that would — finally — get the world’s attention. (An excerpt from Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly.)
The new charges were filed by a grand jury in Illinois and involve a woman who was under the age of 18 at the time of the alleged abuse.
Ethiopian women are using Instagram to encourage their community to confront an issue usually greeted with silence.
A Pennsylvania Man Says He Found A Tape Of R. Kelly Allegedly Abusing Underage Girls And Gave It To Law Enforcement
Attorney Gloria Allred is representing Gary Dennis, who found the tape. Authorities in New York declined to comment.
"I promise you, we're gonna straighten all this stuff out, that's all I can say right now," he said in a brief statement to reporters.
The Two Women Living With R. Kelly Said They Love Him And Accused Their Parents Of Blackmailing The Singer
Azriel Clary and Jocelyn Savage defended R. Kelly in an interview with Gayle King and said their parents were liars who were trying to "scam" the singer.
The R&B singer was ordered held until he comes up with the full amount to pay his ex-wife.
Kelly exploded in the interview, saying, "I’m fighting for my fucking life.”
R. Kelly Said “I’m Fighting For My Fucking Life” In His First TV Interview Since Being Charged With Sexual Abuse
“Quit playin’. I didn’t do this stuff. This is not me,” he told CBS This Morning.
An Illinois court heard new details of the aggravated criminal sexual assault charges against R. Kelly during a bond hearing on Saturday.
The women, now 39 and 40, held a news conference with attorney Gloria Allred to announce their allegations.
The tape was sent to Chicago prosecutors by lawyer Michael Avenatti.
“His art is literally interconnected to the actual heinous acts that he is performing.”
R. Kelly's Former Manager Surrendered To Authorities After Allegedly Threatening Joycelyn Savage's Family
James Mason allegedly threatened to harm the family of Joycelyn Savage, one of the women featured in the Lifetime documentary Surviving R. Kelly, after her father tried to contact her.
Kelly has been removed from the "artists" section of the website of RCA Records, where he was featured as recently as last month.
Throughout the 2000s, America's most influential newspaper celebrated R. Kelly as a pop genius and downplayed the horrific reports coming out of Chicago.
An attorney for Faith Rodgers said they also plan to meet with New York police detectives regarding their investigation into potential victims.
The protest took place after Illinois officials denied a permit for a scheduled concert because of security concerns.
The R&B artist’s impact went beyond his own songs. What are we to do about the music from all the artists he influenced and wrote for?
On Instagram, Buku Abi said her silence over the years was a coping mechanism because she was suffering as a victim herself.