R. ケリーのタイムライン: 有罪判決を受けた性的人身売買業者への輝く星

ケリー, 55, だった found guilty in September of sex trafficking charges where prosecutors are asking for a minimum 25-year sentence behind bars. 弁護側は、 10 年以下で十分です.

Kelly also awaits another trial in Chicago for child pornography and obstruction of justice charges.

Kelly was initially discovered in 1990 by Jive Records music executive Wayne Williams while he was performing at a barbecue. He made his first debut, “Born Into The ’90swith Public Announcement two years later in January 1992. The album was released a year later, and it soon went platinum.

FEDERAL PROSECUTORS WANT R. KELLY SENTENCED TO AT LEAST 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SEX CRIMES CONVICTION

Kelly then went on to release his second record and first solo album, “12 演奏する”, 十一月に 1993. The album, featuring hits such asSex Me” そして “Bump n’ Grind,” soon sold more than 5 百万部.

8月に 1994, ケリー, その後 27, married 15-year-old R&B singer Aaliyah D. Haughton in a secret ceremony in Chicago. The marriage was later annulled due to Aaliyah’s age.

Despite their marriage, Kelly helped produce Aaliyah’s debut album, “Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number”, which also went platinum.

A few years later in 1996, Kelly released his third album, “R. Kelly.His hit song, “I Believe I Can Fly” から “スペースジャム” サウンドトラック, took the No. 2 spot on the Billboard charts. その同じ年, Kelly married 22-year-old dancer Andrea Lee. The couple had three children together — Joanne, Jaya and Robert Jr.

ファイル - R&B singer R. Kelly leaves the Cook County Criminal Court Building on June 13, 2008, シカゴで. Kelly was acquitted on all counts after less than a full day of deliberations. The 54-year-old R&amアンプmp;B singer will once again head to court this week. His federal trial in New York begins Wednesday, 8月. 18. 2021, and will explore years of sexual abuse allegations. He has vehemently denied the allegations against him.

ファイル – R&アンプ;B singer R. Kelly leaves the Cook County Criminal Court Building on June 13, 2008, シカゴで. Kelly was acquitted on all counts after less than a full day of deliberations. The 54-year-old R&アンプ;アンプ;B singer will once again head to court this week. His federal trial in New York begins Wednesday, 8月. 18. 2021, and will explore years of sexual abuse allegations. He has vehemently denied the allegations against him. (AP写真/名前Y. は, ファイル)

2月 1997 marked the beginning of a string of sexual allegations against Kelly. Tiffany Hawkins filed a complaint against the R&Bシンガー, claiming he committed sexual battery and harassment towards her when she was a minor. Her lawsuit was reportedly settled in 1998 にとって $ 250,000.

The remainder of 1998 came with several accolades for Kelly’s discography, including three Grammy Awards にとって “I Believe I Can Fly”, the release of his fourth and fifth albums, “R” そして “TP-2.com,” the latter of which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart.

8月に 2001, Kelly became involved in another sexual lawsuit against him. Tracy Sampson alleged their sex was illegal under Illinois law due to Kelly having aposition of authorityover her. The lawsuit was reportedly settled out of court for an undisclosed amount.

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NFLを人種差別で非難している人 8, 2002, the Chicago Sun-Times reported having received a videotape allegedly showing Kelly having sex with an underage girl. Both the girl and her parents denied the sexual encounter with Kelly at the time, with Chicago Police saying they had been investigating this same incident from three years back.

Kelly was later indicted in 2002 in Chicago on child pornography charges relating to the sex tape obtained by the Sun-Times. He pleaded not guilty and was released on a $ 750,000 寄託.

A few months later in 2003, Kelly was arrested in Florida on another child pornography charge. Investigators say they found photographs of him having sex with a minor. しかしながら, these charges were later dropped after it was ruled police did not have a search warrant to search the singer’s home.

CHICAGO, IL -  9月 17:  Singer R. Kelly turns to leave after appearing at a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on September 17, 2019 シカゴで, イリノイ.  Kelly is facing multiple sexual assault charges and is being held without bail.

CHICAGO, IL – 9月 17: Singer R. Kelly turns to leave after appearing at a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on September 17, 2019 シカゴで, イリノイ. Kelly is facing multiple sexual assault charges and is being held without bail. ((Photo by Antonio PerezPool via Getty Images))

に 2005, Andrea Kelly filed for an order of protection against Kelly, alleging Kelly hit her when she expressed she wanted to file for divorce. Just a few months later, Kelly was hit with another allegation. 彼の兄弟, Carey Kelly, alleged Kelly offered him $ 50,000 and a record deal to say he was in the sex tape, not Kelly.

Kelly’s child pornography trial started in 2008, on which he was later acquitted after less than a full day of deliberations. His divorce from Andrea was finalized a few months later in 2009.

に 2012, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Kelly owed more than $ 4.8 million in back taxes to the IRS, which was then followed by the release of his autobiography, “Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me,” where he avoided any focus on his legal matters.

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The internet movement to shut down Kelly began in 2017, with Buzzfeed reporting on parentsclaims that Kelly had brainwashed their daughters and had an abusive “カルト。” One woman reported being with Kelly willingly. Activists then started the #MuteRKelly movement shortly after in an effort to boycott the singer’s music.

Time’s Up later joined in on this movement, pushing for further investigation into the allegations against Kelly. His team responded, “We will vigorously resist this attempted public lynching of a black man who has made extraordinary contributions to our culture”, AP通信によると. His music was later cut on Spotify, Apple and Pandora.

今年の6月に 6, 2019, ファイル写真, singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related felonies during a court hearing before Judge Lawrence Flood at Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. R&アンプ;B singer R. Kelly is due in federal court to enter a plea to an updated federal indictment that includes sex abuse allegations involving a new accuser.  The 53-year-old is expected to plead not guilty at a hearing Thursday, 行進 5, 2020, in Chicago to a superseding indictment unsealed last month that includes multiple counts of child pornography.

今年の6月に 6, 2019, ファイル写真, singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related felonies during a court hearing before Judge Lawrence Flood at Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. R&アンプ;アンプ;B singer R. Kelly is due in federal court to enter a plea to an updated federal indictment that includes sex abuse allegations involving a new accuser. The 53-year-old is expected to plead not guilty at a hearing Thursday, 行進 5, 2020, in Chicago to a superseding indictment unsealed last month that includes multiple counts of child pornography. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP, プール)

5月 2018, Faith Rodgers accused Kelly of sexual battery and mental and verbal abuse during their year-long relationship. She also accused Kelly of knowingly giving her herpes. This was followed in 2019 by Rodgers saying Kelly threatened to reveal details of her sexual history in a letter written to her lawyers if she did not drop her lawsuit.

1年後, Kelly was arrested and charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. His lean team entered a not guilty plea on his behalf, after which he posted bail and was released from jail. In a CBS interview aired that same year, Kelly denied the sexual charges against him.

Kelly was later charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago where a woman alleged he had sexually abused her while she was underage.

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Kelly was eventually indicted in 2019 in Chicago by a federal grand jury on charges of child pornography, enticement of a minor, and obstruction of justice while also being indicted in New York on charges of racketeering, 誘拐, forced labor, and the sexual exploitation of a child. Kelly was arrested in Chicago as a result.

その同じ年, he pled not guilty to federal charges accusing him of sexual abuse towards women and girls attending his concerts. His lawyers maintained they weregroupies.

Later in 2019, Kelly was charged with prostitution and solicitation following an allegation that he had invited an underage girl to his room in 2001 and paid her $ 200 to dance naked with him. 数ヶ月後, he was charged by federal prosecutors with having paid a bribe in exchange for afraudulent identification documentfor an unidentified female shortly before marrying Aaliyah. Kelly pled not guilty to this charge.

In this courtroom artist's sketch R. ケリー, 左, listens during his trial in New York, 木曜日, 8月. 26, 2021. The 54-year-old Kelly has repeatedly denied accusations that he preyed on several alleged victims during a 30-year career highlighted by his mega hit "I Believe I Can Fly."

In this courtroom artist’s sketch R. ケリー, 左, listens during his trial in New York, 木曜日, 8月. 26, 2021. The 54-year-old Kelly has repeatedly denied accusations that he preyed on several alleged victims during a 30-year career highlighted by his mega hitI Believe I Can Fly.(AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)

Kelly later pled not guilty to a new indictment in Chicago involving a new accuser. Less than six months later, federal prosecutors announced charges against three men for allegedly threatening and intimidating women. These same women accused Kelly of abuse.

8月 2021 marked the start of Kelly’s long-awaited federal trial related to his string of sexual allegations. He was found guilty of sex trafficking and violating the Mann Act a few months later in September. Kelly was then ordered to stand trial in Chicago on charges related to child pornography and obstruction of justice.

Kelly is now expected to stand trial in Chicago in a few weeks in August.

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