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Report: Avenatti met R. Kelly prosecutor Foxx at O’Hare

CHICAGO (AP) — Phone texts suggest chief Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx worked closely with attorney Michael Avenatti before bringing sexual abuse charges against singer R. Kelly, including by meeting Avenatti during a layover at O’Hare International Airport. The Chicago Tribune reported Thursday on the Feb. 9 meeting based on text messages obtained through an open […]
Tags: News, Ap, Chicago, Nation, R Kelly, Chicago Tribune, Foxx, Kim Foxx, O'Hare, Michael Avenatti, Avenatti


Texts Reveal State Prosecutors Wholly Unprepared For Fallout Of Smollett Case

Texts released to the Chicago Tribune show that Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s team was wholly unprepared for the intense fallout around the Jussie Smollett case, especially at the reaction after they abruptly dropped all charges against him. The texts also show that Foxx may have improperly inserted herself into conversations about the case, since she was recused. Her office maintains that Foxx withdrew herself only informally, as a true recusal would have involved the appointment o...
Tags: News, Chicago, R Kelly, Rahm Emanuel, Jussie Smollett, Chicago Tribune, Cook County, Foxx, Kim Foxx, Smollett, Kate Riga, Joseph Magats, Risa Lanier, State Attorney, Fallout Of Smollett Case, Magats


Chicago State’s Attorney Questioned Charges Against Jussie Smollett as Excessive

The Cook County State’s Attorney whose office was tasked with handling the prosecution of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett at one point referred to him as a “washed up celeb who lied to cops” yet argued that he was being charged with an excessive amount of felonies. In text messages obtained by Variety, Kim Foxx wrote […]
Tags: News, R. Kelly, Jussie Smollett, Variety, Kim Foxx, Cook County State, Chicago State


Jussie Smollett case: Prosecutor Kim Foxx questioned overcharging a 'washed up celeb' in text

Kim Foxx also appeared to compare Smollett’s case to her office’s handling of another hot case, the indictment of R&B singer R. Kelly.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, R Kelly, Jussie Smollett, Kim Foxx, Smollett


R. Kelly's first post-jail performance was 28 seconds long

R. Kelly has given his first performance since getting out of jail and reportedly it was brief.
Tags: Cnn, R Kelly, Kelly


R. Kelly gives 28-second performance at Illinois club

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — R. Kelly gave a 28-second performance and spent about half an hour more hobnobbing with fans who paid $50 to $100 to see him at a club in the Illinois capital of Springfield. The R&B singer posted a video on his Instagram page hours before the early Sunday performance at the […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Illinois, R Kelly, Kelly, Springfield, Springfield Ill


R. Kelly Performed for 28 Seconds in Illinois Club Appearance

On Instagram, the singer said he needs to perform in order to make money
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Courts, Illinois, R. Kelly, Kelly, Onetime, Illinois Club Appearance


Bill Maher Defends Joe Biden’s Creepy Touching: ‘He’s Not Harvey Weinstein or R. Kelly’

HBOOn Friday night, Real Time host Bill Maher did the expected: he defended Joe Biden. The HBO comic, responding to multiple allegations that the former vice president made women feel uncomfortable with his groping and close contact, made light of their experiences. “Biden is still at large. Women are being urged to walk at night in pairs—I just want to make that clear,” said Maher during his monologue. “No, he was out—did you see Joe Biden today? He finally emerged. He came very close, oh this ...
Tags: Hbo, News, Joe Biden, Harvey Weinstein, Tsa, Biden, R Kelly, Trump, Kelly, Bill Maher, Maher, Lonnie, Real Time, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Bill Maher Defends Joe Biden, Lonnie R Stephenson


R. Kelly’s Accusers Deliver Powerful Message In Rare Public Appearance

Kitti Jones, Asante McGee and Lisa Van Allen expressed gratitude that they have been "heard and believed."
Tags: News, R Kelly, Lisa Van Allen, Kitti Jones Asante McGee


R. Kelly Accusers Get Standing Ovation at Variety’s Power of Women NY Luncheon: ‘Abuse Has No Limit’

Variety’s Power of Women celebration featured three women who told their stories in “Surviving R. Kelly,” Lisa Van Allen, Asante McGee and Kitty Jones, all of whom have leveled serious charges of sexual misconduct against R. Kelly. In introducing the survivors, Lifetime’s Brie Bryant noted that the show started with two survivors and ended up […]
Tags: News, R. Kelly, Power Of Women, Surviving R. kelly, Variety 's Power of Women NY Luncheon, Lisa Van Allen Asante McGee, Kitty Jones, Brie Bryant


Experts: Jussie Smollett fiasco could taint Chicago prosecutors preparing to try R. Kelly

Reeling from the outcry over dropping the charges against Jussie Smollett this week, Chicago prosecutors prepare to try R. Kelly on multiple sex crimes.
Tags: News, Chicago, R Kelly, Jussie Smollett


2 major cases add up to big doubts about Chicago prosecutor

CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx was elected in 2016 mainly because of anger that the prosecutor she ousted had waited a year to charge a Chicago police officer in the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald. Then Foxx, who is a survivor of sexual assault as a child, grabbed national attention by charging singer R. Kelly with aggravated sexual abuse.
Tags: News, Ap, Chicago, R Kelly, Kim Foxx, Cook County State, Laquan McDonald Then Foxx


R. Kelly lawyer: Avenatti 'polluted' abuse case

R. Kelly's attorney says the Cook County State's Attorney's Office succumbed to pressure from attorney Michael Avenatti in bringing sex-abuse charges against the singer, saying that has tainted the entire case. (Arpil 1)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Office, Ap, R Kelly, Kelly, Cook County State, Michael Avenatti, Avenatti


R. Kelly sex-crimes case back in court; lawyers want to see correspondence with Avenatti

Lawyers in the R. Kelly sex-crimes case were in court Monday to argue over pretrial motions, including Kelly's demand that prosecutors turn over copies of communications from Michael Avenatti, arrested himself last week on extortion charges.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, R Kelly, Kelly, Michael Avenatti, Avenatti


R. Kelly lawyer: Michael Avenatti charges raise questions

CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for R&B singer R. Kelly says charges in New York accusing attorney Michael Avenatti of trying to shake down Nike raise questions about his role in helping Chicago prosecutors bring sex-abuse charges against Kelly. Steve Greenberg says he intends to pursue the issue. A previously scheduled hearing in Kelly’s case […]
Tags: New York, News, Entertainment, Nike, Ap, Chicago, Nation, R Kelly, Kelly, Michael Avenatti, Kelly Steve Greenberg


Experts: Jussie Smollett fiasco could taint Chicago prosecutors preparing to try R. Kelly

Reeling from the outcry over dropping the charges against Jussie Smollett this week, Chicago prosecutors prepare to try R. Kelly on multiple sex crimes.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Chicago, Usa Today, R Kelly, Jussie Smollett


Lanita Carter, R. Kelly accuser, speaks publicly for the first time

R. Kelly's former hairstylist who has accused the singer of sexually assaulting her is speaking out about what she says happened. Lanita Carter spoke to "CBS This Morning" in a segment that aired Thursday.
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R. Kelly accuser claims he assaulted her, then wrote a song about it

R. Kelly accuser Lanita Carter shared her story of abuse on CBS. '"I've been carrying this since 2003," she says.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Cbs, Usa Today, R Kelly, Lanita Carter


R. Kelly accuser breaks silence: 'I'm not ashamed any more'

Hairdresser Lanita Carter says watching R. Kelly's explosive TV interview prompted her to speak out.
Tags: News, R Kelly, Kelly, Lanita Carter


R. Kelly accuser shares story publicly for first time: 'I've been carrying this since 2003'

R. Kelly accuser Lanita Carter shared her story of abuse on CBS. '"I've been carrying this since 2003," she says.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Cbs, Usa Today, R Kelly, Kelly, Lanita Carter


Dubai Government Says No R. Kelly Concerts Planned in United Arab Emirates

The government of Dubai has denied that any R. Kelly concerts are planned in the United Arab Emirates after Kelly’s attorney asked a Chicago judge last week to delay a ruling on the R&B singer’s request to travel to Dubai to perform. Local newspaper “The National,” which has government ties, carried a story Monday quoting […]
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Dubai denies there were plans for R. Kelly concert

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai’s government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges. In a rare statement, the government’s Dubai Media Office also denied […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Dubai, Illinois, R Kelly, Kelly, DUBAI United Arab Emirates, Dubai Media Office


R. Kelly’s Overseas Trip to Perform in Dubai Is in Legal Limbo

Kelly's entertainment attorney said any trip to the UAE was off for now
Tags: Uncategorized, Courts, Dubai, Onetime, R. Kelly, United Arab Emirates


R. Kelly puts his request to work abroad on hold

R. Kelly on Friday put the brakes on his request for a judge's permission to travel abroad while he awaits trial on felony sex abuse charges -- but only so that he can amend the request with fuller information, his attorneys said.


No decision on R. Kelly's Dubai travel request

A trip by R. Kelly is in limbo after his attorney asked for more time to provide details about concerts the singer wants to perform in Dubai.            [Author: AP]
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R. Kelly Requests More Time on Dubai Travel Request

R. Kelly’s court hearing on Friday morning produced little of substance, as the singer’s attorney Steve Greenberg asked the judge to delay a ruling on his request to travel to Dubai to perform several still-unconfirmed concerts next month. After the hearing, another Kelly attorney, Doug Anton, said the singer’s team is preparing contracts for the […]
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Dubai finds itself entangled in case against R. Kelly

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai found itself entangled in the sex abuse case against American R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday after the performer asked a U.S. judge to allow him to come to the Arabian Peninsula sheikhdom to perform shows and “meet with the royal family.” Officials in Dubai and the wider […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Dubai, R Kelly, Arabian Peninsula, DUBAI United Arab Emirates


R. Kelly asks judge for permission to play Dubai concerts

The embattled singer surrendered his passport last month and faces 10 charges of sexual abuse.
Tags: News, Dubai, R Kelly


R. Kelly asks judge to let him travel to Dubai to perform, says he needs the money

R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to Dubai to perform, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his arrest on sex-abuse charges.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, Dubai, Associated Press, R Kelly, The Associated Press


R. Kelly asks judge to let him travel to Dubai to perform

CHICAGO (AP) — Cash-strapped R&B singer R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex-abuse charges. A defense filing Wednesday in Chicago says Kelly would do three to five concerts in […]
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