R. Kelly released from jail after being held for unpaid child support

R. Kelly released from jail after being held for unpaid child support

'Forget the blogs, forget how you feel about me. "How you think you're going to come up?' The only reason I graduated from grammar school is that I had a great jump shot".

Asked if the singer is anxious about his career at the moment, Greenberg stated: 'Of course he's concerned about his career-wouldn't you be concerned?

Kelly, 52, was arrested and jailed Wednesday over failure to pay his ex-wife child support of $161,000 - which is the amount he must post to be freed.

This week, an interview between Kelly and Gayle King aired on "CBS This Morning" in which the singer swore he "didn't do this stuff" and said he's "fighting for his life".

"How can I pay child support if my ex-wife is destroying my name and I can't work?"

As he walked out of jail, CNN reported the Grammy-winning artiste as saying: "We're going to straighten all this stuff out". Sheriff's office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari says Kelly was taken into custody Wednesday during a hearing over the child support and that his next hearing is scheduled for next Wednesday, March 13.

R Kelly
The musician faces several sex abuse charges

"Anonymity in this situation is pretty rare".

TMZ cited sources close to Kelly as saying an unidentified benefactor helped him.

According to R.Kelly's attorney, Steven Greenberg, who spoke immediately after Kelly on his behalf, the once lucrative artist was faithful in making payments.

Of course, even though he's free from jail today, it's FAR from the end for Kelly in court; the singer is still facing a whopping ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse in Chicago, and other sexual misconduct allegations are triggering investigations elsewhere right now, too. He has denied similar abuse allegations for decades.

The most charges against Kelly followed the release of a documentary in January called Surviving R. Kelly.

The singer's recent legal troubles have highlighted the fact that his finances are now "a mess", and he even claimed in a recent CBS interview that someone had been stealing from his bank accounts.

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