R Kelly. Three men charged with threatening R Kelly accusers. Published: 12 Aug Published: 8 Jan Published: 7 Jan Published: 24 Dec R Kelly faces bribery charges related to his marriage to singer Aaliyah. Kelly is accused of bribing an Illinois official to obtain a fake ID before his nuptials to the then 15 year old. Published: 6 Dec Lawyer for R Kelly pleads for release on health grounds.
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Donnell Russell, R. Kelly's former manager, was charged Friday with making a threatening call to a Manhattan theater to prevent the premiere of the "Surviving R. Kelly" docuseries. The series details harrowing allegations of sexual abuse against the singer, who is awaiting trial on dozens of state and federal sexual misconduct charges — all of which he denies. Russell, 45, was charged with one count of conspiracy to threaten physical harm by interstate communication and one count of threatening physical harm by interstate communication, the Department of Justice said in a press release. Each count carries a maximum of five years in prison. The criminal complaint alleges that Russell and a co-conspirator made multiple attempts to stop the screening, which was scheduled for December 4, First, he allegedly drafted an email to an executive at the Lifetime television channel to discourage them from airing the docuseries. Then, he allegedly sent the theater a cease and desist letter. The complaint alleges that when none of those attempts worked, he called the theater "to threaten that there was a person in the theater with a gun prepared to shoot up the Screening.
Robert Sylvester Kelly born January 8, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and former semi-professional basketball player from Illinois. Since the s, Kelly has been the subject of numerous allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct, often with underage girls, all charges he denies. Kelly detailed allegations of sexual abuse by multiple women, allegations Kelly denies. Facing pressure from the public using the Mute R. The identity of his father, who has always been absent in Kelly's life, is not publicly known. Wells Homes public housing project in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. One table, two chairs.