R. Kelly released from jail after child support payment made

R. Kelly released from jail after child support payment made

R. Kelly released from jail after child support payment made

Three days after he was jailed for failing to pay more than $161,000 in child support he owed to his ex-wife, Kelly posted bond and was released from custody just after noon.

R. Kelly reportedly plans to file documents Monday that will ask a judge to cut the amount of money he owes for back child support to his ex-wife, Drea Kelly.

Cook County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said bail was posted Saturday morning.

Kelly has continuously denied all sexual abuse allegations against him, defending himself in a recent sit-down interview with Gayle King for CBS This Morning.

More freaky still, public figure and high-profile attorney Michael Avenatti continues to wade his own way into this controversy, revealing on Saturday morning that his team continues to uncover "significant additional evidence" that Kelly violated the Mann Act by transporting underage girls across state lines to sexually assault them.

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Kelly briefly spoke to reporters after his release.

R. Kelly was released from jail on Saturday after a $161,000 child support payment was made on his behalf. The singer also believes that Andrea is the reason why he owes so much in unpaid child support. "Hate me if you want to, love me if you want".

Kelly was indicted on February 22 in a Chicago courtroom on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse against four victims, three of whom were underage at the time the alleged crimes were committed.

R. Kelly's jail booking photo over failing to pay child support.

"I promise you, we're going to straighten all this stuff out", Kelly, 52, told reporters outside the jail after he walked out. "I'm not really fighting for my career here - I'm fighting for my rights and I'm fighting to have a relationship with my kids, more than anything, because I missed a lot of years of their life". Cook County prosecutors allege he abused a woman and three girls over the span of 12 years. He came back into headlines following the explosive documentary series "Surviving R. Kelly" that aired in January.

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