R. Kelly has been officially charged with aggravated sexual abuse 1 year ago

R. Kelly has been officially charged with aggravated sexual abuse

He was charged in Cook County.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, disgraced superstar R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County. Records show that he was charged on Friday morning.

The publication claims that his first court date will be on March 8.

Sources told the Sun-Times that Cook County prosecutors were appearing before a judge today to sign off on an arrest warrant for Kelly.

At the beginning of this month, the performer announced that he plans to tour across Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.

Following the broadcast of Surviving R Kelly, a number of celebrities, including Lady Gaga apologised for working with the singer.

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