For the past 20 years R. Kelly has gotten away with his sexual misconduct with underage girls & after the airing of the Lifetime documentary Surviving R. Kelly it has brought a lot of attention to his unlawful acts. Prosecutors have now charged the R&B singer with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Kelly was charged early Friday morning by the Cook County State’s Attorney & according to TMZ 9 out of 10 counts involved alleged victims between the ages of 13 to 16 years of age. One of the girls are apart of 4 different counts with a total of 4 alleged victims.
Sources who are associated with Kelly say that he will voluntarily be turning himself into authorities sometime tonight. Even with that the prosecutors will be going in front of a judge to get an official arrest warrant. The sexual abuse charges is a class 2 felony in the state of Illinois & comes with 3 to 7 years in prison.
This news comes a week after Michael Avenatti turned in an alleged new sex tape that reportedly features R. Kelly having sex with a 14 year old girl. According to sources the new tape was a huge piece to the puzzle that led to him being charged. Avenatti came across the tape after months of investigating allegations his clients made about Kelly having sex with underage girls. In the video Kelly & the girls can be allegedly heard referring to her private parts as 14 years old.
Two new women have come forward with their attorney Gloria Allred. The women recall an alleged sexual experience with Kelly in a Baltimore hotel room back in 1998 when they were both teenagers.