After spending three days behind bars on 10 charges of sex abuse, R. Kelly is out on bail. A woman from Romeoville, Illinois, posted $100,000 for Kelly to be released until his court date, reports USA Today.
Prosecutors hit Kelly, 52, last week with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Reportedly, nine of the 10 counts involve
Kelly now has a week to arrange payment of $169,000 in back child support or face another arrest. He will return to court March 6 for a hearing related to his child support debt.
After being released, Kelly grabbed a bite at McDonald’s and then headed to a cigar bar with his entourage, which included alleged victims
Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, The Root reports.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.