Singer R. Kelly goes on trial on Brooklyn today on charges he was the ringleader of an under-age Porn Sex ring.
He will return to criminal court today for Indo Bokep opening statement in his long-anticipated federal trial following years of allegations he sexually abused women and Foto Porno girls while pursing fame and fortune.
Kelly (pictured performing in 2013) goes on trial on Brooklyn today on charges he was the ringleader of an under-age Porn Sex ring
The R&B star, 54, Bokep (shown in a court sketch from August 9) will return to criminal court today for Video Bokep opening statement in his long-anticipated federal trial following years of allegations he sexually abused women and Bokep girls while pursing fame and fortune
One of Kelly’s lawyers carries a suit for Video Bokep the disgraced singer to wear at his trial
More than a decade has passed since Kelly was acquitted in a 2008 child pornography case in Chicago.
It was a reprieve that allowed his music career to continue until the #MeToo era caught up with him, Porn Sex emboldening alleged victims to come forward.
The women’s stories got wide exposure with the Lifetime documentary ‘Surviving R.
The series explored how an entourage of supporters protected Kelly and silenced his victims for decades, Video Porno foreshadowing a federal racketeering conspiracy case that landed in Kelly in jail in 2019.
Prosecutors in Brooklyn have lined up multiple female accusers – mostly referred to in court as ‘Jane Does’ – and Video Porno cooperating former associates who have never spoken publicly before about their experiences with Kelly.
They are expected to offer testimony about how Kelly’s managers, Bokep bodyguards and other employees helped him recruit women and Porn Sex girls – and Indo Bokep sometimes boys – for Indo Bokep sexual exploitation.
They say the group selected victims at concerts and Indo Bokep other venues and Video Porno arranged for them to travel to see Kelly in the New York City area and elsewhere, in violation of the Mann Act, the 1910 law that made it illegal to ‘transport any woman or Porn Sex girl’ across state lines ‘for Bokep any immoral purpose.’
When the women and Indo Bokep girls arrived at their lodgings, Foto Porno a member of Kelly’s entourage would set down rules about not speaking to each other, how they should dress and Porn Video how they needed permission from Kelly before eating or Porn Video going to the bathroom, Bokep prosecutors say.
The women were also allegedly required to call the singer ‘Daddy’.
Defense lawyers have countered by saying Kelly’s alleged victims were groupies who turned up at his shows and made it known they ‘were dying to be with him.’
The women only started accusing him of abuse years later when public sentiment shifted against him, Indo Bokep they said.
Kelly is perhaps best known for Foto Porno his smash hit ‘I Believe I Can Fly,’ a 1996 song that became an inspirational anthem played at school graduations, Bokep weddings, Bokep advertisements and elsewhere.
An anonymous jury made up of seven men and five women have been sworn in to hear the case.
The trial, coming after several delays due mostly to the pandemic, Foto Telanjang will unfold under coronavirus precautions restricting the press and Foto Telanjang the public to overflow courtrooms with Video Porno feeds.
If convicted, Indo Bokep he could face life in prison.
Defense lawyers have countered by saying Kelly’s alleged victims were groupies who turned up at his shows and made it known they ‘were dying to be with him’ (pictured in September 2019)