R&B singer R. Kelly is a free man once again. The controversial crooner has reportedly paid over $160,000 in child support days after getting placed behind bars.
According to reports, Kells tasted freedom Saturday and vowed to make things right in his life.
R. Kelly left Cook County Jail this afternoon for the second time in two weeks this morning after he paid more than $160,000 in overdue child support, according to the Chicago Sun-Times and multiple other media reports. Kelly said, “I promise we’re gonna straighten all this out. That’s all I can say right now. I love my fans,” Kelly said as he left the facility, according to TMZ, which also reported that he pulled together the bail money with help from a “benefactor.” Kelly’s attorney, Steve Greenberg, recently said Kelly has been struggling financially. (Variety)
This week, rap star Meek Mill weighed-in on R. Kelly’s current legal nightmare.
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A few days ago, Kelly found himself behind bars over not paying over $160,000 in child support.
Singer R. Kelly has been taken into custody for failure to pay child support and is expected to be jailed this evening, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office in Chicago. The singer is due back in court on March 13 at 9:30 a.m. ET. (CNN)
The same day, footage surfaced of Kells heading to court.
Sources connected to the embattled singer tell us Kelly hasn’t covered the $161,633 he owes to his ex-wife, Drea Kelly, and his deadline is today … Wednesday at 10 AM Central Time. If Kelly doesn’t settle up with the court by then, he can be hauled off to jail. (TMZ)
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