R.Kelly knows how to keep a stan fan in the pocket. Someone who chose to stay anonymous due to the fact that the last “captain save an alleged pedophile” Valencia Patrice Love daycare owner that bailed him out from jail received some death threats.
A judge sent Robert Kelly to jail on March 6, due to $161k in back child support that he owed his ex wife Andrea Kelly. The disgraced R&B walked out of Cook County Jail on Saturday morning (March 9), and was all smiles for his fans.
According to CBS News, an unidentified person paid the $161,633 in back child support. Cook County sheriff’s spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said she didn’t know who made the payment.
As he was leaving, Kelly said, “I promise we’re gonna straighten all this out. That’s all I can say right now. I love my fans.”
Kelly’s publicist Darryll Johnson says Kelly came to the hearing prepared to pay $50,000 to $60,000, but the judge wanted the FULL amount. The arrest came on the heels of R.Kelly’s dramatic CBS News interview with Gayle King!
The Piped Piper is due in court soon for the 10 counts of abuse on victims ages 13 to 16 years.
During Kelly’s Gayle King interview with CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King earlier this week, he claimed he only had $350,000 left in his bank account.
“So many people have been stealing my money, people was connected to my account,” he said. “I went by myself for the first time to the Bank of America. Didn’t know what I was doing. Didn’t know what the hell was going on … I was so tired of not knowing where my money was, what my publishing is … a lot of it’s on me.
“I have like $350,000 in the bank and I told her, take that and I wanna start a new account. She said it’s gonna take six to seven days to clear.”