A LOOK inside the mansion where disgraced singer R Kelly allegedly held women captive and forced them to participate in orgies.
The I Believe I Can Fly singer’s أتلانتا property was sold last June for $1.7million, legal docs show.
Kelly born Robert Sylvester Kelly, was convicted last September of nine criminal counts, including violations of the Mann Act and racketeering.
He is set to be sentenced on Wednesday in Brooklyn Federal Court.
It was at the 11,455 sq. سيضرب صاروخ صيني خارج عن السيطرة الأرض يوم السبت. property where Kelly is accused of keeping his alleged victims as part of a sex cult.
Pictures taken from inside the home show it boasts two kitchens, a home theater, a pool, a spa and a tennis court.
The docuseries Surviving R. Kelly detailed allegations from women who stayed there who claimed the star made them call him “Daddy”.
Others alleged he made them ask him to go to the bathroom and for food.
Victim Asante McGee told the بي بي سي: “Whenever I was in my room alone, that was when I would call home to speak to my children, as when I was with Robert, he didn’t want us to have our phones and have contact with the outside world.
“As soon as I moved in, he started inflicting both emotional and sexual abuse.
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“لا, he didn’t force me to have sex with him, but he intimidated me to commit sexual acts and have threesomes with other women when I made it clear that I wasn’t comfortable.”
She said Kelly “controlled every aspect of my life, while I lived with him. Myself and two other girls who were living with him while I was there could only eat when he said we could eat.
“He even controlled when we could use the toilet or come out of our rooms.”
في 2018, Kelly was served an eviction notice at the home.
He was ordered to pay more than $25,000 in past rent, ال بريد يومي ذكرت.
Images from inside the mansion show sprawling gardens and a luxury decor.
ال Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning documentary series chronicled the singer’s alleged history of sexually abusing minors.
The docuseries featured a claim by Kelly’s brother, Carey, that the star tried to bribe him $50,000 to take the rap for a “child sex tape”.
Carey said he told his brother: “You ain’t got enough money for me to say that’s me. Because it ain’t worth me selling my soul.”
Kelly was acquitted in 2008 after jurors could not decide if the girl in the 27-minute tape was underage.
The original series, Surviving R Kelly, received a powerful response when it aired in January 2019, reigniting the attention of authorities to sexual abuse allegations relating to minors that have followed the R&B star for years.
Kelly took part in a now-infamous interview with Gayle King, where he sobbed, screamed and protested his innocence to the allegations against him.
During his trial, prosecutors alleged he and his entourage picked out girls at concerts and groomed them for sex.
Several accusers testified in lurid detail, زاعمًا أن النجمة أخضعتهم لأهواء فاسدة وسادية عندما كانوا دون السن القانونية.
Following the jury’s verdict last September, women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred, who represented several of Kelly’s victims, described the musician as the worst sexual predator she had pursued in her 47-year career of practicing law.
The disgraced singer was first accused of having sex with underage girls in the 1990s, and his illegal marriage to late singer Aaliyah in ’94, عندما كانت 15 في الموعد.
في 2002, Kelly was indicted on child pornography charges but was acquitted in 2008 at a trial in شيكاغو.
It was not until the #MeToo movement renewed scrutiny of his actions that a new wave of charges arrived — and a conviction was stuck in نيويورك.
Federal prosecutors wrote in their sentencing letter that Kelly showed no remorse and, لعقود, “exhibited a callous disregard” for the effects of his abuse on victims.
“He committed these crimes using his fame and stardom as both a shield, which prevented close scrutiny or condemnation of his actions,” prosecutors wrote of Kelly.
“And a sword, which gave him access to wealth and a network of enablers to facilitate his crimes, and an adoring fan base from which to cull his victims.”
Kelly is scheduled to face another federal trial alongside his former employees in إلينوي.
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In that indictment, he is accused of both producing child sexual abuse material and conspiring with employees to corruptly win his 2008 acquittal.
The trial is scheduled to begin on August 15.