R&B singer R Kelly, known for his anthem ‘I Believe I Can Fly’, deserves at least 25 years behind bars for sexually abusing women and girls, prosecutors said. Photo: AP
R&B singer R Kelly, known for his anthem ‘I Believe I Can Fly’, deserves at least 25 years behind bars for sexually abusing women and girls, prosecutors said. Photo: AP

Convicted R&B singer R Kelly should get more than 25 years in prison, say prosecutors

  • Singer exploited his stardom to lure women and girls for sex, demonstrated a ‘callous disregard’ for his victims and showed no remorse, prosecutors said
  • He was ‘fuelled by narcissism’ and believed his talent absolved him of a need to conform – ‘no matter how predatory, harmful, humiliating or abusive’, they added

R&B singer R Kelly, known for his anthem ‘I Believe I Can Fly’, deserves at least 25 years behind bars for sexually abusing women and girls, prosecutors said. Photo: AP
R&B singer R Kelly, known for his anthem ‘I Believe I Can Fly’, deserves at least 25 years behind bars for sexually abusing women and girls, prosecutors said. Photo: AP
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