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Singer R. Kelly convicted of child porn, enticing girls for sex

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By MICHAEL TARM and JOEY CAPPELLETTI

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R Kelly is low hanging fruit. Some prosecutor has political aspirations. He should be in jail. Just like all those White Rockers who bragged about sleeping with underage groupies. Both the underage groupies openly benefit financially from their previous exploits. Not one of them were arrested. They were inducted into the RR Hall of Fame.

Actually, some of those rockers could also be charged with human trafficking and child endangerment with the drug and alcohol use.

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@Nemo

There's a load of difference between Rock stars back in the day who decided to take what girls, some of whom were underage, threw at them (Note: Ted Nugent doesn't make the list as he was an obvious predator) and how R sent his SUV trolling black neighborhoods in Chicago for his next conquest.

R actively sought out and hunted, groomed and abused children.

And THAT is why he will age in prison about as well as his music has on pop radio. Which is to say, it has basically stopped existing.

So too with R in fairly short order.

So, you are saying that "white rockers" committed pedophilia the "right way"! You sound like an apologist!

I did not know there was a "right way" to prey on children.

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I'm waiting for the great escape - He believes he can fly.

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I have NO SYMPATHY for this Rape Kelly. I have PERSONALLY seen this guy in action in the mall in chicago. He had a group of flunkies who would drive around in his black SUV and hang out. The young girls would be star struck and he knew it and before you know it the girls would go over to table while his flunkies sat around guarding him. He knew exactly what he was doing. There was one situation where someone in his entourage leaked a video of him and a young girl where he was having his way with her and he urinated on her. Well he went to court for that paid off the family and got off. This guy just didn't think he could go to jail. I can now understand why he produce the song I believe I can fly!!! He knew he would some day have to face those big walls that he would dream of flying over!! His wings got clipped!!! Should have clipped the other thing!! What a waste of talent!!

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@Nemo

No, I’m saying that there’s a difference between taking what’s thrown at you that people might or might not have known was illegal and preying specifically on kids at malls.

And I think most people get that.

So now the "white rockers" did not know that any of those groupies were underage. Is that your excuse?

Your excuse seems suspect!

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I hope they lock him up and throw away the key. My deepest sympathy for all his victims, I hope this will help them find some peace.

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Those white rock stars knew perfectly well that those girls were underage. They are just lucky they were not arrested back then, and that the girls are now in their 40's or 50's and not interested in dredging up the past - otherwise, they would be in BIG trouble.

As for R. Kelly - good riddance. He deserves to be in prison for a VERY long time.

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Kelly could be castrated without pain killers before he is put in prison till he is eighty.

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Pervert! pedophile sick mind ! do you know in prison what they do to him? what he deserve it! he will become a lady!

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This mutt should be put away for a very longgg time!!!

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Don't pick on Rolf. Not in the same league.

Plenty of rock 'n rollers in the 60's and 70's openly boasted in books etc of their exploits with 15 year old groupies.

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KaerimashitaSep. 15  03:02 pm JST

Don't pick on Rolf. Not in the same league.

Plenty of rock 'n rollers in the 60's and 70's openly boasted in books etc of their exploits with 15 year old groupies.

it doesn't make it right. It's not OK. Ever.

girl_in_tokyoSep. 16  04:33 pm JST

Those white rock stars knew perfectly well that those girls were underage. They are just lucky they were not arrested back then, and that the girls are now in their 40's or 50's and not interested in dredging up the past - otherwise, they would be in BIG trouble.

Some of them ger on American afternoon talk shows and brag about it, promoting a book 'I Was a Teenage Groupie' or 'My Life With Superstar' and other junk. Talk about a past tryst, make a buck. If you don't wind up like Nancy Spungeon, that is. I've even seen a special about that on MTV back around 1987 or so. 'We fell in love together'. Uh-huh.

And in 1999 I saw a free show by a 90s band (a white alternative rock band I will not name here) at a supermall that scored a Top 5 hit and them cooing teenies were swooning. One, maybe two of the band members were holding hands with a teen girl, heading to the Hilton Inn on the mall grounds. They knew damn well that these GIRLS were not women but underage.

As for R. Kelly - good riddance. He deserves to be in prison for a VERY long time.

His track record spans light-years. The first red flag was back in the mid 90s when he married a 15-year-old in Las Vegas. That marriage got annulled when the state of Nevada found out her age. Rape Kelly was about 28 at that time.

As for R. Kelly - good riddance. He deserves to be in prison for a VERY long time.

He has even more charges of sex abuse in Chicago, Detroit and maybe other cities too. Thing is, he can write good songs when he wants to but he utilized his talents for sick carnal evil. And quite a bit of his songs were pretty smutty to say the least.

He's a horrible disgusting monster. Hopefully he'll never step out of prison ever again. What he has been convicted of already has landed him time behind bars until he's in his 80s. He really deserves LIFE imprisonment for his heinous crimes. NO sympathy for this sick devil!

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"I believe I can fly

I believe I can touch the sky

I think about it every night and day

Spread my wings and fly away

I believe I can soar

I see me running through that open door

I believe I can fly" -1996

D@mn it !

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Kelly attorney Jennifer Bonjean likened the government’s testimony and evidence to a cockroach and its case to a bowl of soup.

If a cockroach falls into soup, she said, “you don’t just pull out the cockroach and eat the rest of the soup. You throw out the whole soup,” said told jurors.

“There are just too many cockroaches,” she said of the prosecution’s case.

How could any woman even stand up and defend such a disgusting cockroach like Kelly? When I visited Ottawa in 2019, the CBC reported that a former singer of an alternative Canadian band was to be sentenced that day for pedophilism. The band broke up when he was convicted. I mentioned about a case in the USA right now, R Kelly. Everyone in the dining room turned their heads towards me, his infamy is known everywhere. Never mind that explosive interview on CBS Today that year.

And he still has more charges coming up. He already got beat up by a White fekon and it wasn't due to race. Not at all.

Rolf Harris, Gary Glitter and R Kelly are now officially the Unholy Trinity of Super-Perverts and Sexual Criminals in the World of Rock'n'Roll.

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There's a load of difference between Rock stars back in the day who decided to take what girls, some of whom were underage, threw at them (Note: Ted Nugent doesn't make the list as he was an obvious predator) and how R sent his SUV trolling black neighborhoods in Chicago for his next conquest.

R actively sought out and hunted, groomed and abused children.

And THAT is why he will age in prison about as well as his music has on pop radio. Which is to say, it has basically stopped existing.

So too with R in fairly short order.

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R Kelly is low hanging fruit. Some prosecutor has political aspirations. He should be in jail. Just like all those White Rockers who bragged about sleeping with underage groupies. Both the underage groupies openly benefit financially from their previous exploits. Not one of them were arrested. They were inducted into the RR Hall of Fame.

Do not worry about the "Statute of Limitations" because the White prosecutors have no problem going after Cosby.

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15 is not child pornograpy. Underage pornography is what it is.

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No, I’m saying that there’s a difference between taking what’s thrown at you that people might or might not have known was illegal and preying specifically on kids at malls.

And I think most people get that.

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