R. Kelly has been charged with aggravated felony sexual abuse

Following in depth and highly-publicized allegations outlining horrifying intercourse crimes, Chicago Cook County courtroom information present that R. Kelly has been indicted on 10 accounts of aggravated sexual felony abuse. A choose issued for his arrest on Friday.

According to the costs, three of the indictments check with a minor between the ages of 13 and 16, although it is not instantly clear what number of alleged victims are concerned.

This newest growth comes after lawyer Michael Avenatti shared that he had given the State Attorney's Office a video displaying the 52-year outdated singer having intercourse with an underage lady, which CNN has confirmed.

At the tail finish of 2018, a three-part documentary referred to as Surviving R. Kelly was launched on Lifetime, which showcased highly effective testimonies from alleged former victims of the R&B singer and addressed the rumors of his abuse and predatory conduct. The following public outcry and cultural blowback brought on high-profile artists like Lady Gaga to return ahead and apologize for working with R. Kelly up to now, although he has continued to deny the allegations.

Valerie Lee is Mixmag's Global Culture Editor. Follow her on Twitter here.

Read this subsequent

R. Kelly's new music is on maintain after protests
R. Kelly addresses sexual misconduct allegations with 19-minute track 'I Admit It'
15 business figures inform us find out how to fight sexism and harassment in dance music