R&B singer R. Kelly whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook Country on Friday.
According to The Chicago Sun-Times, prosecutors appeared before a Cook County judge to sign off on a warrant for the the arrest of R. Kelly.
Michael Avenatti has said he recently provided videotape of Kelly having sex with an minor to the Cook County’s state’s attorney’s office.
It’s not clear if the charges are related to the videotape but Avenatti has applauded prosecutors for filing charges.
The 52-year old singer is expected to appear in court on March 8.
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