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Stormy for 'I Believe I Can Fly' Singer R. Kelly as Court Slaps Him With 30 in Prison

R. Kelly was slapped with a jail term of 30 years in prison for organized scheme and other crimes. Source/Courtesy.

Fallen R and B singer Robert Sylvester commonly known as R. Kelly has been jailed for 30 years sentence on Wednesday by a Federal court in US after he was found guilty of using his fame to sexually abuse fans that included children in an organized scheme that ran for several years.

The singer himself and his victims told the court and he misled and preyed upon them.

"You made me do things that broke my spirit. I literally wished I would die because of how low you made me feel,” said one of the accuser.

The 55 year-old, remained dumbfounded as he was slap with 30 years sentence and $100,000 fine. It's reported by Economic Times that the Kelly had denied wrongdoing and that he set appeal the ruling.

Robert was found guilty in last September of racketeering and sex trafficking charges bordering on decades-long practice of recruiting and grooming girls and young women for illegal sex.

The singer who has been under police custody since 2019. He was found guilty of planning and sex trafficking charges based on practice of recruiting and grooming girls and young women for illegal sex over the years. Source/Courtesy

The Grammy-winner and million selling songwriter was found guilty last year of racketeering and sex trafficking at a trial with most of his accusers being black women. It is good news for them as they thought that their plight had been ignored by the court owing to their color.

"There wasn’t a day in my life,up until this moment,that I actually believed that the judicial system would come through for Black and brown girls," an accuser told the court.

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