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R. Kelly promised teen stardom for sex: testimony


Yet another alleged R. Kelly sufferer testified Monday that the disgraced R&B star promised her stardom as a younger aspiring singer in exchange for intercourse — just after she was recruited by a single of his associates at a concert.

“I was 17,” the alleged target instructed jurors in Brooklyn federal court docket. “Every single time we experienced intercourse, I had pain in my lower stomach and pelvis. Originally, he joked and explained everybody has it, not a massive offer.”

The girl, now 23 and discovered only as Zel, said the “I Think I Can Fly” crooner inevitably prodded her, “I assume your p—y is broken.”

Zel took the stand as the next sufferer to testify towards Kelly, whom she met in 2015 all through his “Black Panties” tour. The singer experienced his associates give the then-teen his range with the warning, “Don’t convey to any individual,” she testified.

Kelly, 54, is going through nine counts of racketeering, with prosecutors accusing him of sexually abusing ladies and women and enlisting cohorts to recruit victims.
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When the two met up at his room in the Dolphin Hotel in Orlando underneath the guise of an audition, Kelly instructed her he required to sexually alleviate himself just before he could look at her audition for him, Zel testified.

He forced her to strip down to her underwear and coaxed her into letting him accomplish oral sex on her, she mentioned.

She said he then promised, “I’ll take treatment of you for lifestyle.”

Her testimony is envisioned to continue on this afternoon.

Previous week, a different alleged target testified that Kelly produced her dress in her hair in pigtails and don a Woman Scout uniform when they experienced sex.

Kelly, 54, is struggling with nine counts of racketeering, with prosecutors accusing him of sexually abusing women and girls and enlisting cohorts to recruit victims. He faces 10 several years in prison if convicted.

He also faces charges less than the Mann Act, a 1910 regulation that forbids transporting “any woman or girl” more than state lines for “immoral functions.”

Prosecutors contend he saved a harem of underage girls whom he molested at his Chicago mansion and elsewhere under demanding guidelines of carry out.

Kelly, who has been locked up at the Metropolitan Detention Heart in Brooklyn because July 2019, has denied the allegations.

He faces comparable costs in Illinois and Minnesota.



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