Monday, R. Kelly was convicted of all nine counts in his sex trafficking and racketeering trial, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York announcement.
R. Kelly convicted of ALL THE CHEFS
– American lawyer EDNY (@EDNYnews) September 27, 2021
Kelly now faces more than 30 years in prison for allegations he raped, mistreated and physically assaulted women and minors.
Among the many charges against Kelly is knowingly infecting some of her accusers with a sexually transmitted disease. He was also charged with corruption, kidnapping, forced labor and the production of child pornography.
Kelly, whose full name is Robert sylvester kelly, pleaded not guilty to one count of racketeering and eight counts of illegally transporting people across states for the purpose of prostitution.
“Prosecutors tried to portray him as an intemperate predator who exploited his fame to lure fans into his circle, where he would demand strict obedience or else punish them,” Reuters observed.
Kelly has repeatedly denied accusations of sexual abuse, which defined him as much as his abilities as a hitmaker.
On the heels of R. Kelly With the sex trafficking trial drawing to a close, the disgraced singer has seen a drastic drop in his net worth and reported assets.
According to Celebrity Net WorthKelly’s disgrace caused her earnings and listed assets to drop to $ -2 million. While Kelly’s peak net worth was at one point cited as being as high as $ 100 million, it was her April 2020 appearance before a judge where the “I Believe I Can Fly” singer claimed he owed 1, $ 9 million to the IRS.
Not to mention all the legal fees Kelly has racked up over the years fighting cases. Among his financial losses are the tens of millions Kelly is said to have paid to settle dozens of sexual assault lawsuits brought by women who claimed to have been abused by the singer.
Kelly also lost some of her net worth after divorcing his ex-wife Andrea Kelly, who he was married to from 1996 to 2009. In 2012, it was reported that Kelly owed $ 5 million in unpaid taxes dating back to 2005. In 2013, Kelly lost her Chicago home to foreclosure for no -payment of the mortgage since 2010.
In 2018, the self-proclaimed Pied Piper was evicted from two homes in Atlanta after failing to pay more than $ 30,000 in rent and return costs. Prior to his incarceration, Kelly’s last known location was a townhouse in Chicago’s Trump Tower.
Due to negative net worth, Kelly became the butt of a joke from rapper 42 Dugg, who job a video of him and his friends making fun of Kelly.
42 Dugg and Est Gee Clowning R.Kelly Net Worth 👀 pic.twitter.com/69wIwPrGev
– Channel 2 Sexy (@Splashystackss) September 24, 2021
Kelly claimed to be broke during her 20-minute outing in 2018’s “I admit it”. We’re sure the disgraced singer / songwriter wasn’t lying.