R. Kelly released from jail after being held for unpaid child support

Bessie Dean
March 10, 2019

According to Dreak Kelly, the singers abusive ways didn't end when they got divorced as he tried to control her by cutting her off from child support.

The singer spent a weekend in jail after his arrest last month and was not freed until a 47-year-old suburban Chicago business owner posted $100,000 bail.

After Kelly was jailed, Smith revealed that Kelly had been found in contempt for failing to pay the child support and ordered into custody.

R. Kelly's explosive interview with Gayle King of CBS This Morning continues to make waves days after the first portion of the 80-minute segment was released. I'll tell you a secret: I had him go to a doctor to get shots, libido-killing shots.

Cook County sheriff's spokeswoman Sophia Ansari says Kelly will be released Saturday after someone paid $161,000 in back child support for him.

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After he was initially jailed for the back-owed child support, R. Kelly was depressed, Johnson said, adding that "he should have been".

"I'm very exhausted of all of the, um, lies". He also stated that he loved his fans. He also said that R. Kelly isn't a "deadbeat dad" - he just didn't have the money he owed. He adamantly denied breaking any laws where women are concerned. Nobody said something good. Everybody is now coming forward and saying, "I met this man, and this is what happened". "I'm not really fighting for my career here - I'm fighting for my rights and I'm fighting to have a relationship with my kids, more than anything, because I missed a lot of years of their life".

The "Ignition" singer blamed "the power of social media" for spreading rumors about his alleged abuse and giving them traction. Kelly's attorney, Steve Greenberg, recently said Kelly has been struggling financially.

R. Kelly has been a target of a boycott campaign, and his recording contract has been cancelled. "I have been buried alive from these lies".

Cook County prosecutors allege he abused four victims, three of them underage girls, over a span of 12 years.

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