R. Kelly Charged With Two Criminal Counts In Minnesota

The attorney for Hennepin County, Minn. announced Monday afternoon that the singer is being charged with hiring a minor for prostitution in an alleged incident that dates back to 2001.
R. Kelly arrives in court in Chicago in June 2019. On Monday, Hennepin County, Minn. announced two criminal charges against the singer. Source: Nuccio DiNuzzo

Kelly was charged Monday in Minnesota with two criminal offenses related to engaging in prostitution with a minor.

The were announced at a press conference Monday afternoon by Mike Freeman, the attorney for Hennepin County, an area that includes Minneapolis.

Sie lesen eine Vorschau. Registrieren Sie sich, um mehr zu lesen.

Mehr von NPR

NPR1 min gelesenCrime & Violence
'Emancipation' Moving Production Out Of Georgia Due To New Voting Laws
Actor Will Smith and director Antoine Fuqua, who are producing the Civil War-era film Emancipation, announced Monday that they are pulling the movie's production from Georgia.
NPR3 min gelesenMedical
Germany Is Expected To Centralize Its COVID-19 Response. Some Fear It May Be Too Late
The country's scattershot approach, with each of 16 states imposing different regulations, has come under mounting criticism as cases surpass 3 million and hospitals warn they're running out of beds.
NPR3 min gelesenAmerican Government
Poll Finds Republicans Particularly Opposed To 'Vaccine Passport' Messaging
Messaging is important in public health. People who voted for Trump were especially hesitant about a "vaccine passport." But call it a "verification," and more people support it.