US singer R. Kelly was on Monday charged with allegedly soliciting intercourse from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room 18 years ago. The R&B star faces two fees relating to the incident – one for enticing in prostitution with a minor and the second for soliciting a minor for sexual purposes.
These are the latest charges introduced against the star, who was arrested in New York last month on a number of sexual misconduct fees. According to reporters, the I Believe I Can Fly hitmaker is accused of paying a 17-year-old girl $200 (nearly R3,000) to take off her clothes and dance for him, after which enticing in sexual touch.
The job reportedly did not come with intercourse. AFP experiences that county lawyer Mike Freeman advised reporters the sufferer was once making an attempt to obtain an autograph from Kelly at the time. She was given an autograph alongside a phone number and was once invited to his hotel. The victim it appears informed an older brother concerning the incident at the time, but “didn’t come ahead till these kinds of other allegations about R. Kelly” surfaced.
Responding to the claims on social media, the celebrity’s attorney Steve Greenberg wrote: “Give me a destroy. This is past absurd.”
The celebrity has been the topic of sexual abuse allegations for nearly 20 years, however, has always denied them. He used to be the topic of the docu-series, Surviving R Kelly, which features more than 50 interviews with girls he allegedly sexually and bodily abused.
Last month, Chicago prosecutors filed 11 sex-crime fees against the megastar, in what his lawyer stated used to be a refiling of counts from a present case. He was once already going through 10 fees, filed in February, for the alleged abuse of 4 girls. He denied the fees and claimed his accusers were lying.
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