On September 28, 2021, the BBC news agency reported that R. Kelly (R. Kelly) 54 years old, American singer-songwriter music superstar “I Believe I Can Fly” Convicted by a jury in New York, United States, guilty of exploiting one’s reputation.Seduce and sexually harass victims Most of them were women and children over the past 20 years.
The R. Kelly scandal has been a topic of conversation for many years. Until the documentary Surviving R Kelly came out to expose his behavior in 2019. At the trial, 11 plaintiffs, nine women and two men, testified at the six-week trial to tell their stories of sexual harassment and violence. Under the clutches of R. Kelly
which in the end the jury voted Let the famous singer be guilty of all 9 counts that he was charged with. It includes eight counts of human trafficking and fraud charges.
Legal documents reveal the emotional suffering suffered by R. Kelly, revealing that he was in control of the victims’ lives. From the clothes you wear The victim was unable to eat or run errands in the bathroom. Without his permission, R. Kelly also forced the victim to call himself “Daddy”.
He also uses various tactics to sexually exploit his victims. This included forcing the victim to stay in a separate room at his hotel or studio. Sex clips and other degrading videos were recorded, with one of his victims saying that R. Kelly forced her to take a clip of feces in front of herself. before putting it in the mouth Ready to act like she likes and enjoys a lot. to punish her wrongdoing
Another victim said: She was imprisoned, drugged and raped by a famous singer, after she chose to come out and expose him. had to try to hide from R. Kelly, who continued to threaten
The report revealed that among his victims Sometimes it’s the audience at the concert that’s chosen. And some are even tempted by offers. whether to help in the beginning of a music career But after the victim entered the cycle of R. Kelly was also forced to follow strict rules. and will be punished with violence if it violates what the team calls “Rob’s Law”
And not just the common victim. It was also revealed that R. Kelly attempted to illegally forge documents. in order to marry Aliyah, the deceased sister She was only 15 at the time, the documents said the woman’s age was three years older than her actual age, but the marriage certificate was later revoked, prosecutors said R. Kelly wanted to use the marriage for self-defense. itself from the crime of harassment of minors and prevented Alijah from coming against him. Another witness said R. Kelly began sexually harassing her only between the ages of 13 and 14.
The verdict comes 13 years after R. Kelly was acquitted of child pornography charges. From the trial in Illinois, however, after this, the singer had to be brought to court many more. to consider many other charges against him. in regards to youth abuse and other charges
Thanks for the information from BBC, The Guardian.