R.Kelly has been arrested again after he was unable to pay off the $161k he owed in unpaid child support.
According to CBS Chicago, R.Kelly was unable to pay off the child support fees he owed to ex-wife, Drea Kelly, during his scheduled court hearing earlier today. R.Kelly divorced his wife back in 2009 and the terms required Kelly to pay a set amount of $20,000 per month in child support but he stopped making the payments shortly after. During a post-court hearing press conference, his publicist stated that the singer wanted to pay $50,000 but the judge ordered for the full amount to be paid off.
A day before his court appearance, R.Kelly appeared in an interview with Gayle King and said he was working on repairing his relationship with his children He also denied the accusations and charges that he sexually abused three adolescent girls.
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“I’m very tired of all of the lies. I’ve been hearing things, and you know, and seeing things on the blogs, and you know, you know, I’m just tired,”
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In order for Kelly to be released from Cook County Jail, he is required to pay the required amount.