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  • Lawyers: R. Kelly attacked by inmate in federal jail

    08/28/2020 12:49:12 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    UPI ^ | 8/27/20 | Daniel Uria
    R. Kelly was attacked by another inmate at a federal jail in Chicago, lawyers for the singer said Thursday. The 53-year-old, born Robert Sylvester Kelly, was on his bed at Chicago's Metropolitan Correctional Center on Tuesday night when another inmate approached him and began to punch him, Doug Anton, an attorney for Kelly, said. Anton said guards quickly stopped the attack and Kelly did not sustain injuries and X-rays revealed no fractures. Lawyer Mike Leonard, however, said that Kelly sustained "very minor bruising" following the attack. Another Kelly attorney, Steve Greenberg, said his legal team received "conflicting reports as to...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 12/06/2019 Newsdump Friday

    12/06/2019 10:10:39 PM PST · by Nextrush · 11 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/06/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    The New York Times reporting tonight that six Saudi nationals have been detained for questioning in Pensacola, Florida. This after a Saudi aviaton student..... 12 anti-government protesters killed and dozens of others wounded late Friday night in Baghdad..... The second day of the national strike in France.... The British Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says that contrary to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's assertion of no border withe Ireland in his Brexit plan, there will be a hard border...... White House counsel Pat Cipollone telling the House Judiciary Committee there will be no participation in impeachment proceedings next week..... The US...
  • Freeman: Charges to be announced against 'national celebrity' (MN)

    08/05/2019 11:26:35 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 83 replies ^ | 8/5/19 |
    Updated: August 05, 2019 12:43 PM Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said charges against a "national celebrity" will be announced Monday afternoon. The attorney's office sent out a release stating the press conference will take place at 2 p.m. at the Hennepin County Government Center. There are no other details regarding the charges or the person being charged.
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 7/11-Friday 7/12/2019

    07/12/2019 3:43:24 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/11/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    "Jailed for Journalism" Tommy Robinson's t-shirt read as he headed into court Thursday morning at the Old Bailey in London for sentencing.... In France quadriplegic patient Vincent Lambert died Thursday some nine days after the process of his killing began..... President Trump made it official Thursday saying he is backing down from trying to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census..... A bill passed the US House this week with bipartisan support to enable people from India to work in the tech industry on H1B visas..... Around Washington House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talking about the on again off again...
  • R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges: Law Enforcement Officials

    07/11/2019 9:57:02 PM PDT · by bitt · 29 replies
    NBCNY ^ | 7/11/2019 | Jonathan Dienst
    The 52-year-old was arrested by NYPD detectives and Homeland Security Investigators on sex trafficking charges Singer R. Kelly has been arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, according to two law enforcement officials. The 52-year-old was arrested Homeland Security Investigation agents and NYPD detectives Thursday night on sex trafficking charges, officials tell News 4, and it is expected he will be brought to New York. Further details on the case are expected to be announced Friday. Spokespeople from the NYPD and Homeland Security Investigations declined to comment on the arrest. Calls to the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn were not...
  • R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault

    05/30/2019 3:08:49 PM PDT · by detective · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 30, 2019 | Lia Eustachewich
    R. Kelly was charged Thursday with 11 fresh counts of sex assault in Illinois — charges that carry a mandatory minimum of six years in prison. Four of the new charges, aggravated criminal sexual assault, are felony “Class X” counts, which are the most serious in Illinois, outside of first-degree murder, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. They carry a mandatory sentence of six to 30 years. In February, the embattled “Ignition” singer was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four victims, three of whom were underage.
  • R. Kelly Converting to Islam to Avoid Prison?

    03/22/2019 4:22:34 PM PDT · by OddLane · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | Mar 22, 2019 | David wood
    Recently, R. Kelly appeared in a BBC interview with Prophet Muhammad. Shortly after the program aired, R. Kelly requested permission to travel to the Middle East for some concert performances. Coincidence? David Wood discusses the issue.
  • Hip Hop Week In Review: Jussie Smollett Indicted & R. Kelly's Viral Interview

    03/11/2019 6:58:46 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 2 replies
    HipHopDX ^ | March 10, 2019 | 3:13 PM | by Cherise Johnson
    HIPHOPDX – This week in Hip Hop, Jussie Smollett was indicted on 16 felony counts. Also, R. Kelly sat down with Gayle King for an interview on CBS and opened up about the sexual abuse and misconduct allegations against him. Lastly, a radio ban was placed on Michael Jackson‘s music following HBO’s Leaving Neverland documentary.
  • Shining a light on the Neverland of child sex abuse

    03/10/2019 2:47:05 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 18 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | March 9, 2019 | Editorial Board
    It is both harrowing and infinitely sad to see "Leaving Neverland" and "Surviving R. Kelly,"  two cable television documentaries about the crime of child sexual abuse, its perpetrators and victims. R. Kelly currently sits in a Chicago jail cell for failure to pay child support, while at the same time, years of allegations about his sexual abuse of underage girls, have finally caught up with him. The R&B star says he is unfairly accused and that his career has been ruined by the allegations. "Leaving Neverland" aired last week, profiling two men who say Michael Jackson sexually abused them when...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Saturday 2/23/2019 Newsdump Edition

    02/23/2019 5:30:11 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/23/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Good Morning. At the top of the Newsdump. The total number of US soldiers remaining in Syria was increased to 400 on Friday. After the initial announcement by the White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Thursday, the media was told 200. But on Friday the number was increased in the information parcelled out to the media..... Two were killed and other wounded Friday when forces loyal to Nicolas Maduro opened fire on civilians trying to keep the border with Brazil open after he ordered it shut down to prevent humanitarian aid coming across. Interim President Juan Guaido made it across...
  • R Kelly could face criminal charges over sex tape after claims he ‘had sex with girl

    02/17/2019 11:09:02 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 22 replies
    The Sun ^ | February 17, 2019 | Jon Lockett
    R KELLY is facing possible charges after he was allegedly filmed having sex with a 14-year-old girl in a video tape now in the hands of US prosecutors, it's been claimed. A grand jury has reportedly been convened in Chicago to look at potential criminal charges that could now be filed against the fallen star for sexual misconduct.
  • R Kelly, Michael Jackson and Bryan Singer. Who knew? Everyone

    01/31/2019 1:01:37 PM PST · by NRx · 10 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 01-31-2019 | Marina Hyde
    Given the entertainment industry prefers simple messages, forcefully packaged, there’s an inconvenient irony to the latest Michael Jackson documentary landing just as Bryan Singer’s Bohemian Rhapsody continues its grimly disingenuous awards run... ...Last week, the Atlantic published a lengthy investigation, relying on more than 50 sources, alleging the X-Men director’s predatory and abusive behaviour – including rape –towards young men and underage boys. Many of the teenagers were vulnerable and without family support. The magazine builds a powerful case that friends, associates and ultimately his industry aided and abetted Singer. Yet Avi Lerner, whose Millennium Films is the studio producing...
  • Child Sex Cult Allegations Against R. Kelly Are 15 Years Too Late

    01/11/2019 2:34:58 PM PST · by detective · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 11, 2019 | Britt McHenry
    Every day, a new detail is reported about the slew of sexual accusations against R&B singer R. Kelly. Every day a new musician or celebrity is speaking out against the music icon. The only problem: This is a decades-old story. The call to action is, disgustingly, about 15 years too late.
  • R.kelly Comes After TMZ Over False Concert Report

    08/08/2017 7:41:21 AM PDT · by Timex247 · 15 replies
    Timex247 blog ^ | 08/0817 | Timex247
    R Kelly has denied canceled upcoming concerts scheduled as part of his After Party tour just weeks after doing the same over allegations of running a sex cult. The 50-year-old singer took to Instagram to share a short video to refute TMZ's Monday report that he had scuttled two shows in Louisiana, one in Dallas and another in Los Angeles. In the short clip he says: 'Yo what's up Mt. Pleasant, Michigan it's your boy Kells and I just want y'all to know that I'm five minutes away from your city, I'm ready to do my thing and I want...
  • R & B singer R. Kelly's teenage Nephew Indicted In Barber Shop Shooting (the barber shot back)

    02/25/2009 4:31:22 PM PST · by Coleus · 1 replies · 337+ views
    CBS ^ | 12.03.08
    An arraignment date has been set Wednesday for R & B singer R. Kelly's teenage nephew who allegedly tried to rob a barber shop but was shot by the owner last month. Brayel Kelly, 16, will be arraigned on three counts of attempted first-degree murder, and one count each of aggravated discharge of a firearm and attempted armed robbery on Dec. 23, Cook County State's Attorney's office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton said. Cook County Judge Reginald Baker set bond for Brayel Kelly of Calumet City at $200,000, according to Cook County State's Attorney's office spokesman Andy Conklin. Kelly was charged as...
  • R. Kelly acquitted

    06/13/2008 12:58:29 PM PDT · by frankjr · 44 replies · 91+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 6/13/08 | Stacy St. Clair
    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...
  • Oprah Invites Accused Rapist to Show Premier, Media Celebrates

    05/05/2007 12:19:44 PM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 12 replies · 1,240+ views ^ | 5/5/07 | Warner Todd Huston
    The Chicago media were all agush on May 4th over the opening of Oprah Winfrey's musical treatment of The Color Purple. Breathless were the reports of who was in attendance and star struck was the celeb watching as the limos pulled up in front of the Cadillac Palace Theatre in downtown Chicago. But one "celebrity" that was invited by Oprah to attend the opening performance should raise eyebrows and should have spawned condemnation of Oprah Winfrey for his invitation; yet, the media was strangely silent about the impropriety of the invite. Before I go on with who the off color...
  • Names South Park TV Show Staff FACTNet Person(s) of the Year [for Scientology Episode]

    11/22/2005 8:29:27 AM PST · by EveningStar · 39 replies · 2,262+ views
    FACTNet ^ | November 20, 2005
    The recent South Park TV episode in which South Park educates the global community through humor on the dangers of the destructive, mind control cult Scientology has done a great service to societies and families everywhere their show airs around the world.
  • New South Park tonight - Trapped in the Closet!

    11/16/2005 7:20:19 AM PST · by EveningStar · 25 replies · 2,594+ views
    Tonight on South Park: Episode 912, "Trapped in the Closet" Stan is the Chosen One in an all-new episode of "South Park" premiering Wednesday, November 16 at 10:00 P.M. on Comedy Central Religious leaders believe Stan is the new “Golden Child” and a whole soap opera unfolds with the help of a famous R&B singer in an all new episode of "South Park," entitled "Trapped in the Closet," premiering Wednesday, November 16 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central. While Stan looks to a new religion for answers, the church leaders recognize Stan as the second coming. Some A-List Hollywood celebrities...
  • Baseball Star's (Gary Sheffield) Wife Identified As Alleged Extortion Victim

    11/16/2004 6:54:37 PM PST · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 19 replies · 6,004+ views
    NBC 5 Chicago ^ | November 16, 2004 | NBC 5 Chicago
    Agent: Minister Tried To Get $20,000 Over R. Kelly Sex Tape CHICAGO -- The alleged victim of an extortion plot by a Chicago-area minister has been identified as the wife of New York Yankees outfielder Gary Sheffield, NBC5's Anna Davlantes reported. Rufus Williams, Sheffield's manager, released the information in a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Williams said the Rev. Derrick Mosley, a self-proclaimed community activist, tried to obtain $20,000 from him in exchange for a videotape that allegedly contains images of Sheffield's wife having sex with R & B star R. Kelly. Williams said he went to the FBI after Mosley...