Kelly released from jail after payment made - 3/9/2019 12:27:32 PM

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R Kelly released from jail after paying child support

The singer, who was tried and acquitted on 14 counts involving child pornography in 2008, has denied the new charges.

In the child support case, he was arrested Wednesday and initially ordered to post the full amount that he's accused of owing his ex-wife to be freed.

Sam Randall, a spokesman for the sheriff's office, said in a phone interview on Saturday that the source of the payment was unclear, noting that the name section of the bond slip was left blank.

The platinum-selling star exited Chicago's Cook County Jail around noon on Saturday, reports The Chicago Tribune, noting that Kelly was accompanied by an unidentified man.

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Kelly's most recent jailing, on Wednesday, involved what authorities said was failure to pay his ex-wife child support of $161,000.

Singer R. Kelly has been taken into custody for failure to pay child support and is expected to be jailed this evening, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office in Chicago.

"I promise you, we're going to straighten all this stuff out", Kelly, 52, told reporters outside the jail after he walked out.

"I'm very exhausted of all of the, um, lies".

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Drea's team says her career took a hard hit after she had her first kid - Kelly wanted her to be a stay-at-home mom, set strict rules for her and insisted she only work for him. "They love me, I love them", he said, welling up. "That is all I can say right now".

The "Ignition" singer blamed "the power of social media" for spreading rumors about his alleged abuse and giving them traction. At the time, Kelly's defense attorney said the singer's finances were "a mess".

"No. No. No", he said when asked if he'd ever had sex with any minors, adding that his accusers were "absolutely" lying. I have been buried alive.

R. Kelly turns himself in at 1st District police headquarters in Chicago on Friday night, February 22, 2019.

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He also said that the men "poured an unknown chemical substance on him" and that one man wrapped a rope around his neck. Smollett has remained free on $100,000 bond since his release hours after surrendering to authorities on February 21.


In an interview that aired on CBS This Morning Wednesday, Kelly said it's "not true" he had sex with underage girls, held women against their will or sexually assaulted them.

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