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R Kelly Pleads Not Guilty, Attorney Michael Avenatti Tweets He has 2nd Video
By Sentinel News Wire
Published February 25, 2019

Courtesy Photo R Kelly

R&B star R. Kelly’s attorney has entered a not guilty plea on his client’s behalf to multiple charges of criminal sexual abuse. Kelly appeared in a Chicago courtroom Monday for his arraignment with defense attorney Steve Greenberg. Kelly’s next court date has been scheduled for March 22.

Kelly is charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving four females, including three who were underage when prosecutors allege that the abuse occurred. Kelly, who was acquitted of child pornography charges in 2008, has denied wrongdoing and his attorney says he’s confident the singer will be vindicated.

The Grammy-winning R&B singer spent the weekend in jail and showed up for Monday’s hearing in an orange jail jumpsuit. His lawyer, Steve Greenberg, says Kelly’s confidants are making arrangements to pay his $100,000 bail, but that coordinating the payment is complicated. He says Kelly could be released Monday or Tuesday.

 At Monday’s hearing, Kelly’s case was assigned to the judge who would preside over the trial, Cook County Associate Judge Lawrence Flood.
Attorney Michael Avenatti who released the first tape this years is claiming to have a second tape as well.

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