Wednesday, February 02, 2022

R. Kelly Covid Diagnosis Delays Appeal

Last year Grammy Award winning singer / songwriter R. Kelly was found guilty on sex trafficking and racketeering charges in New York [click here if you missed that]. 

R. Kelly has requested an extension to file an appeal because he has covid...

Chicago singer R. Kelly's lawyers asked to delay filing post-trial motions because the former R&B star was diagnosed with COVID.
Attorney Jennifer Bonjean asked U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly Tuesday for a two-week extension, until Feb. 17 to file Kelly's post-trial motions.
She said the MDC in Brooklyn, where Kelly is being held until his sentencing in May, indefinitely suspended all jail visits nearly a month ago, and Kelly's COVID-19 diagnosis interfered with his ability to speak with counsel by telephone.