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Singer R. Kelly convicted of multiple sex crimes

He remained seated, without reaction. On Monday, ousted R&B king Robert Kelly (R.Kelly) was found guilty by a New York jury of all nine charges against him, including exploitation and sex trafficking, as well as racketeering. The interpreter of the tube I Believe I Can Fly, who will face his sentence in May 2022, faces life imprisonment. And he still has to face justice in Illinois and Minnesota.

During the three weeks of this trial, which marks a turning point for the MeToo movement, with African-American victims, more than 50 witnesses have painted a damning portrait of the singer. At the bar, nine women and two men declared that R. Kelly had sexually abused them, describing rape, forced drug taking, imprisonment or even child pornography.

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