A BuzzFeed report published in 2017 from Chicago music critic Jim DeRogatis, who has investigated Kelly for more than a decade, renewed public interest in allegations against the musician. At one point, Kelly seemed to not only acknowledge the ongoing controversy, he went as far to mock it.
Kimberly M. Foxx, the state's attorney for Cook County, Illinois, held a news conference on Tuesday, and encouraged those with allegations against Kelly to come forward. Families who have tried to rescue their daughters whom they say Kelly has taken captive also appeared in the series.
"I stand behind these women 1000%, believe them, know they are suffering and in pain, and feel strongly that their voices should be heard and taken seriously", she wrote in part.
Grammy winning singer and songwriter R. Kelly is under legal scrutiny in two states, Georgia and IL, for sexual and physical abuse by multiple women.
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"The song is called 'Do What U Want (With My Body),' I think it's clear how explicitly twisted my thinking was at the time". The series featured accounts from accusers and Kelly's close friends on his life and allegations of abuse, predatory behavior and pedophilia.
Steve Greenberg, Kelly's attorney, said in an emailed statement: "Mr. Kelly did not sexually abuse anybody, at anytime, not when he was in high school and not after". However, police said no one was arrested, and there is not an ongoing criminal investigation of Kelly. It's been long rumored that the celebs married when Aaliyah was just 15 years old.
In Chicago, R Kelly faces trial on multiple counts of child pornography for allegedly participating in a sex tape involving a minor.
The case was referred to a local prosecutor, and a judge issued a warrant for Mason's arrest in July a year ago.
As the dark details of Kelly's years of abuse continue to unravel, each day new pieces of information are reported. If prosecutors were aware of crimes Kelly committed that were connected to the sex captured on the video, they would have brought those charges within a few months of his initial indictment.