Embattled R&B singer, R. Kelly has surrendered to the Chicago authorities for sexual misconduct. The star has been accused of sexual misconduct with underage girls. He is currently in Police custody at the Central District Station.
R. Kelly has been accused of sexual assault of 4 girls who are between 13 and 16 years of age from 1998 to 2010. Surrounded by TV cameras, the 51 year old star turned himself in to Police at about 8:15 pm at the Central District Station.
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The defense attorney, Steve Greenberg however maintained his client’s innocence, claiming all of Kelly’s alleged victims are liars.
“I think all the women are lying, yes,”
“Unfortunately the state’s attorney has now succumbed to public pressure,”
“Mr. Kelly is strong, he’s got a lot of support and he’s going to be vindicated on all these charges.”
R. Kelly had left his Near West Side studio about 7:45 p.m., surrounded by about a dozen members of his entourage and security guards, who left the building first and blocked out a path for the singer. Dressed in a bright blue puffy coat and dark jeans, He headed quickly to a waiting black Mercedes cargo van with tinted windows. He said nothing to the reporters who had waited outside the front door of the building at 219 N. Justine St. since shortly after the charges against him were announced.
Recall that the singer has been banned from entering the City of Philadelphia due to the high rise in the allegations of sexual misconducts against him. He is set to face the Bond Court on Saturday.