Cook County, GA – The Cook County State Attorney reportedly charged R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated legal sexual abuse on Friday (February 22).
According to TMZ, a grand jury convened final week to debate an alleged intercourse tape unearthed by legal professional Michael Avenatti. As many as a dozen ladies got here ahead to testify and two offered bodily proof.
Prosecutors will reportedly stand earlier than a choose on Friday afternoon to request an arrest warrant for the disgraced R&B star.
Avenatti says he uncovered the VHS tape throughout a months-long investigation. CNN had an opportunity to view the tape and described two completely different scenes. One happened in a lounge, whereas the opposite was in a bed room.
A unadorned man presumed to be Kelly performs a number of intercourse acts with the woman who calls him “daddy” a number of instances. They additionally confer with her “14-year-old” genitalia.
In response to press inquiries, hooked up is a stmt concerning our work on the R. Kelly matter since April, together with the invention of latest important video proof establishing his guilt. We will proceed to work tirelessly to make sure that this predator is dropped at justice. pic.twitter.com/D0dGFzgXlX
— Michael Avenatti (@MichaelAvenatti) February 14, 2019
Although it’s unclear when the video was shot, Avenatti is assured it nonetheless falls throughout the statute of limitations.
Avenatti says there’s additionally a 3rd video that seems to point out Kelly committing sexual acts with a minor.
Kelly has been beneath heavy scrutiny since Lifetime aired its Surviving R. Kelly documentary.