Skip to comments.R. Kelly acquitted
Posted on 06/13/2008 12:58:29 PM PDT by frankjr
A Cook County jury on Friday acquitted R&B superstar R. Kelly of child pornography charges, marking the end of a high-profile trial rich in courtroom drama and celebrity intrigue.
The 41-year-old singer, whose real name is Robert Kelly, long denied charges that he videotaped himself engaging in a variety of sex acts with his then-underage goddaughter. Authorities said the female in the video could have been as young as 13 at the time.
The jury of nine men and three women deliberated for 7 ½ hours before finding Kelly not guilty on all 14 counts.
As the verdicts kept coming in, each count not guilty, Adam said he heard Kelly saying "Thank you, Jesus. Thank you, Jesus. Thank you, Jesus."
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anyone surprised ?
What a bunch of garbage. This guy has been getting away with this pedophile crap for years.
And he should have been in jail for years now too.
This pi$$es me off!
I wish I was surprised. *Sigh*
OJ Simpson, Michael Jackson, R. Kelly. What do these three have in common?
I’m not surprised at all.
“I believe I can walk...”
“.....Thank you, Jesus. Thank you, Jesus. Thank you, A Lot of Cash Money!!!!!!!!!..”
Money plus melanin equals free ride (unless it’s the IRS after you).
Nope.Studies conducted within the legal profession have shown that "celebrities" (my word) rarely are convicted in court.OJ,Robert Blake,Michael Jackson,William Kennedy Smith and now this scumbag certainly tend to confirm this.
Caught on tape and still acquitted.. and they wonder why the urban black community collectively is going nowhere.
Yea, I know its not PC, but its the damned truth...
Well pedophiles, go get yourself some blackface and start cruising the hood... the little black girls are fair game.
Jury pulled an OJ?
After the verdict was handed down, R Kelly vowed to spend the rest of his days searching for the real er, um, can’t use the word here.
Let’s see, two pedophiles and a murderer, no that’s not it. Two singers and a murderer, no that not it. Two guys who are nose deep in debt and one who isn’t, no, not that one....I give up. :-)
“If you don’t see the mole, y’all can’t put him in the hole” the defense told the jury
“OJ Simpson, Michael Jackson, R. Kelly. What do these three have in common?”
They are all on Obama’s short list for V.P.?
When the alleged victim and her parents say it wasn’t her, it makes it a bit tougher to get a conviction.
Wonder what kind of car and house she has; or will be getting? He will be paying her off for a long time. Al she has to do is threaten to go to the cops and claim he suborned her perjury, which is also obstruction of justice. Prosecutors would give her a free pass on her perjury. Even then, he might be acquitted in Chicago.
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