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As it continues.
R. Kelly was released from Cook County jail on Saturday, (March 9th) after an anonymous person allegedly paid $161,000 on his behalf.
The singer was arrested for outstanding child support payments. This is the second time in 2 weeks Kelly was released from the Chicago jail. He had outstanding payments dating back to eight months ago.
Reportedly, R. Kelly’s publicist told reporters that Kelly only had $60,000 to contribute to the outstanding amount. He stated he couldn’t work due to his on-going criminal cases. After being released, Kelly spoke to reporters, “I promise, we will straighten this out. That is all I can say right now.”
Last month Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse pertaining to four women. A 47 year-old suburban woman posted his $100,000 bail.
Who paid $161,663.00 for R. Kelly to get out of jail — his owed child support? It’s a mystery. It’s “unusual” not to be stated in document I just obtained ⬇️ below. @cbschicago https://t.co/RR77CZxX0J pic.twitter.com/wzatuWtEnH
— Brad Edwards (@tvbrad) March 9, 2019