R. Kelly is free again
R. Kelly is free again, the R&B singer was released today after paying off the maintenance debt to his ex-wife. R. Kelly was arrested on Wednesday due to the issue.
The 52-year-old singer had until then had the time to cough up the amount, but did not cross the bridge.
R. Kelly had not paid alimony to his ex-wife Drea Kelly, with whom he had been married from 1996 to 2009. He owed almost $162,000 to the mother of his three children.
They are now paid according to TMZ, the singer needed the help of a lender. He himself says he is almost bankrupt. On his release, R. Kelly told the people who were waiting in front of the prison gate that he would continue to resolve the issue with his ex.
Recently, R. Kelly was charged with the sexual abuse of minors. He is suspected of having abused four people, including three minors.