Among the minors R Kelly is said to have been involved with was the late Aaliyah. She was among the many who R Kelly is said to have sexually abused and gotten away with it but today, he has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, at least nine of which involve minors.
R Kelly who had faced decades of claims of sexual abuse against women and teenagers below the age of consent turned himself in police custody in Chicago yesterday after an arrest warrant was issued against him.
The indictment comes just weeks after a documentary series called Surviving R Kelly aired and turned everything around for the 52 year old.
It contained decades of allegations of abuse against R Kelly, from many women, including the singer’s ex-wife.He could be locked up 70 years in jail in found guilty.
However, the musician’s lawyer Steve Greenberg says that his client is innocent.
“My client is extraordinarily disappointed and depressed by the charges and maintains his innocence.”He told the The Associated Press.