"Didn't know what the hell was going on", he said. A bond slip where people putting up money to secure an inmate's release write their names and relationship to the inmate was left blank, Smith said.
Kelly, 52, was taken into custody Wednesday after failing to pay more than $160,000 in child support to his ex-wife.
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.
R. Kelly is out of jail once more following his latest legal issue.
Kelly was released on Saturday, three days after a judge ordered that he be taken into custody when he was unable to come up with the entire amount he owed. At the time, his defence attorney said Kelly's finances were "a mess". "I love my fans", Kelly said as he left the facility, according to TMZ, which also reported that he pulled together the bail money with help from a "benefactor".
R. Kelly has left jail after posting bail, saying, ‘We’re going to straighten all this stuff out’
Greenberg recently said Kelly has been struggling financially and the spent three days in jail after his arrest last month before he was able to raise the $100,000 required to secure his release on $1 million bail. "How?" Kelly said in the emotional CBS interview.
Kelly told "CBS This Morning" during an interview this past week that people had stolen money from his bank accounts.
Kelly and his attorney have vehemently denied the charges. I'll tell you a secret: I had him go to a doctor to get shots, libido-killing shots. He offered no details.
R. Kelly turns himself in at 1st District police headquarters in Chicago on Friday night, February 22, 2019. She did not know who made the payment.
In the child support case, he was arrested Wednesday and initially ordered to post the full amount that he's accused of owing his ex-wife to be freed.