Singer R. Kelly attends a hearing at the Daley Centre in Chicago in March 2019. Photo: TNS Singer R. Kelly attends a hearing at the Daley Centre in Chicago in March 2019. Photo: TNS
Singer R. Kelly attends a hearing at the Daley Centre in Chicago in March 2019. Photo: TNS

‘Predator’ R. Kelly groomed girls for decades, singer’s sex crimes trial hears

  • The R&B star allegedly used ‘lies, manipulation, threats and physical abuse’ to dominate his victims, and often filmed their sexual encounters
  • Prosecutors will also try to show Kelly bribed an official in 1994 to obtain fake identification for the singer Aaliyah, then 15, so they could marry

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
Singer R. Kelly attends a hearing at the Daley Centre in Chicago in March 2019. Photo: TNS Singer R. Kelly attends a hearing at the Daley Centre in Chicago in March 2019. Photo: TNS
Singer R. Kelly attends a hearing at the Daley Centre in Chicago in March 2019. Photo: TNS
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