R Kelly

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Prosecutors defend decision to place R Kelly under suicide watch
Attorneys for the Brooklyn detention center where the singer is being held say he matches the criteria to be put under supervision

Edward Helmore

04, Jul, 2022 @2:10 PM

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R Kelly sentenced to 30 years on sexual abuse charges
R&B singer, 55, was found guilty in September of sex trafficking and racketeering on nine counts involving women, girls and boys

Erum Salam in New York

29, Jun, 2022 @10:16 PM

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‘You destroyed so many lives’: R Kelly victims give emotional statements
In a series of heart-rending speeches, victims delivered testimony about the impact his crimes had on their lives

Erum Salam

29, Jun, 2022 @7:16 PM

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‘Everyone failed these young, Black girls’: journalist Jim DeRogatis on his decades-long battle to expose R Kelly
The music critic began reporting on the star’s abuse of Black women and girls back in 2000 – and he kept going for 20 years. Why were his revelations ignored for so long?

Sirin Kale

04, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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R Kelly associate jailed for intimidating singer’s accuser with arson attack
Michael Williams had pleaded guilty to attack, one of three alleged instances of witness intimidation relating to the Kelly trial, and was sentenced to eight years

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

18, Nov, 2021 @9:46 AM

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Can the R Kelly verdict lead to a shift in the music industry?
After years of sexual abuse allegations, the R&B singer has finally had to face punishment for his crimes but will a wider reckoning follow?

Tshepo Mokoena

02, Oct, 2021 @5:17 AM

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If society valued Black women and girls, convicting R Kelly wouldn’t take so long | Tayo Bero
For decades, Kelly hid his predatory behavior in plain sight – and people did nothing

Tayo Bero

29, Sep, 2021 @10:16 AM

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R Kelly’s ex-wife says victim shaming stopped women coming forward
Drea Kelly puts focus on what happens outside courtroom after singer’s racketeering and sex trafficking conviction

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

28, Sep, 2021 @11:49 AM

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R Kelly found guilty on racketeering and sex trafficking charges
Jury finds singer guilty of running a criminal enterprise that recruited women and children and subjected them to sexual exploitation and coercion

Lauren Aratani and Gloria Oladipo in New York

28, Sep, 2021 @2:02 AM

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R Kelly verdict caps decades of abuse that predominantly targeted Black women and children
Court heard Kelly used fame and power to subject his victims to sexual and physical abuse

Adam Gabbatt and agencies

27, Sep, 2021 @7:25 PM

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‘He put the fear of God in me’: key testimony from the R Kelly trial
The court heard of physical and sexual abuse from a ‘controlling’ singer who witnesses said acted with impunity

Adam Gabbatt

27, Sep, 2021 @7:25 PM

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Who is R Kelly’s defense attorney, Nicole Blank Becker?
The only woman on the singer’s defense team, Becker has branded herself as a staunch defender of those who have been accused of sexual abuse

Lauren Aratani

01, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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