R. Kelly Hit With 11 New Sex Crime Charges
Friday, May 31, 2019, 7:40 AM
Chicago prosecutors on Thursday filed 11 felony sex crime charges against R&B superstar R. Kelly, in what his lawyer said was a refiling of counts from an existing case. The 52-year-old, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, already had been facing 10 felony counts, filed in February, for the alleged abuse of four-women. He has denied the charges and claimed his accusers are lying.
Sony drops R Kelly after furore over sexual misconduct allegations: Reports
Saturday, January 19, 2019, 8:23 PM
Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster. The announcement comes two-weeks after popular documentary series Surviving R. Kelly drew fresh attention to sex abuse allegations against R. Kelly, which have dogged him most of his career. The #MeToo and #MuteRKelly movements have held protests, demanding his music be dropped from streaming services and beyond.