R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated felony sexual abuse, arrest warrant issued

It appears after a long time of alleged abuse, R. Kelly’s day of reckoning might lastly be right here. On Friday, February 22, the disgraced R&B singer was formally charged with 10 counts of aggravated felony sexual abuse, involving 4 victims, three of which had been minors between the ages of 13 and 16. A choose in Cook County, Illinois issued a no-bail warrant for Kelly’s arrest, and the embattled singer’s first court docket look is reportedly scheduled for March eight—International Women’s Day.

Each rely is a category 2 felony and carries a sentence of between three to 7 years in jail if discovered responsible. The state of affairs has change into one of many yr’s most gripping information tales, and even because the Surviving R. Kelly documentary collection aired, Kelly’s historical past of criminality seemingly continues to unfold. On February 21, a brand new accuser got here ahead with allegations in opposition to Kelly. Even extra shockingly nevertheless, is that simply in simply the final week, a damning new video tape was obtained by Michael Avenatti, who some may acknowledge as Stormy Daniels’ authorized consultant. The newly unearthed video, which was turned over to authorities, reportedly depicts Kelly participating in sexual exercise with a minor.

In current weeks, varied legislation enforcement businesses have piled on to the newly rehashed investigation into Kelly’s not-so-secret felony habits, together with homeland safety, the IRS, and the FBI. Now, it appears the embattled R&B famous person’s time may lastly be up.