R. Kelly Will No Longer Face Charges In One Minnesota County, Here's Why
Minnesota prosecutors have dropped state sex abuse charges against R. Kelly, CBS News reports.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office said that the charges were dismissed because he's already "received lengthy federal prison sentences and will likely spend the rest of his life in prison."
In 2019, former Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman levied charges against Kelly accusing the singer of prostitution involving a minor. During an autograph session, Kelly allegedly gave a 17-year-old girl his phone number and invited her to his hotel in Minneapolis where he paid her $200 to dance for him, court documents state.... Read more