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Jammin
06-13-2008, 03:14 PM
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R. Kelly Found Not Guilty On All Counts Of Child Pornography
After less than two days of deliberation, the jury reaches a decision.
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By Jennifer Vineyard

CHICAGO The verdict is in. On the second day of deliberation, the jury in R. Kelly's child-pornography trial has reached a decision: not guilty on all counts.

Kelly was indicted just over six years ago for videotaping himself engaged in sexual acts with a then-underage girl, his goddaughter. A copy of a videotape was delivered to the Chicago Sun-Times in February 2002, which reporter Jim DeRogatis then handed over to the police. Kelly denied he was the man on the tape, claiming it must be a forgery. The jury agreed, after hearing testimony and evidence that still left a reasonable doubt as to the identities of both parties on the tape.

Some of that doubt came from the questionable motives of the people who came forward to ID the people on the tape, including the girl's aunt Stephanie "Sparkle" Edwards, whom the singer's lawyers described as bitter over a bad business deal with the singer, and former Kelly mistress Lisa Van Allen, whom defense attorneys accused of attempting to extort $300,000 from them in order not to testify. Kelly's team said there had been a conspiracy afoot to create a fake sex tape, and these women were suspect.

Van Allen's testimony was especially scrutinized by the jury, who, on the first day of deliberations, asked for a complete transcript of what she said under direct and cross-examination.

For the last six years, Kelly's movements have been monitored by the court any time he wanted to tour, shoot a music video or attend an awards show outside the jurisdiction, he had to seek permission and check in with a probation officer daily while out of town. He was also required to attend nearly every hearing held in this case.

Find a review of the major players in the R. Kelly trial here. For full coverage of the R. Kelly case, see the R. Kelly Reports and check out this complete timeline of the events leading up to the trial.

Jammin
06-13-2008, 03:17 PM
money money money ...

V4D3R
06-13-2008, 04:41 PM
Devil's Advocate

TheWolf
06-13-2008, 04:43 PM
Thank god he was found not guilty, I hired him to babysit my kids this weekend and it's too short notice to find anyone else.

Mic Tyson
06-13-2008, 04:44 PM
fuck r kelly he did that shit. thats one of the only niggas i actually want to go to jail

Come Honor Face
06-13-2008, 04:51 PM
R. Kelly Found Not Guilty On All Counts Of Child Pornography


Why of course he was. U or me? We would in orange jump suits already!!

SaqurakiHanamichi
06-13-2008, 05:00 PM
fuck r kelly he did that shit. thats one of the only niggas i actually want to go to jail

ya i know u were there to see him cause u mopped the pissed stained floors.














































get out

11th Chamber
06-13-2008, 06:15 PM
yeeeaaaaaa




that nigga sings to good to be locked up

Dokuro
06-13-2008, 06:57 PM
Bullshit he is so guilty asbout as guilt as OJ yah i said it

HANZO
06-13-2008, 06:58 PM
ahahaha,

further proof that being famous is a get out of jail free card.

TheWolf
06-13-2008, 07:01 PM
I bet if he was White he would have got life.

Racist.

SKAMPOE
06-13-2008, 07:12 PM
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this is sum bull shit, if it were me n mines we would've been unda da jail, fuck r kelly n his urine!!!

JerseyIronman
06-13-2008, 07:18 PM
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JASPER
06-13-2008, 07:39 PM
I need the name of his attorney.

JerseyIronman
06-13-2008, 07:53 PM
^
Johnny Cochrane

o wait hes dead

o wait that was in poor taste

TheWolf
06-13-2008, 07:54 PM
I need the name of his attorney.

Mr D. Brown

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LuckyTheWonderDog
06-13-2008, 08:25 PM
They met in the closet but Derren's out now.

SKAMPOE
06-13-2008, 08:40 PM
o wait, u taste poor







































man's meat

Lil' Ruger
06-13-2008, 10:44 PM
I bet if he was White he would have got life.

Racist.

ur a faggot.

Jammin
06-13-2008, 11:28 PM
WTF

R. Kelly Jurors Agreed Singer Was On The Sex Tape -- They Just Weren't Sure About The Girl
Plus: Alternate jurors say they were leaning toward a guilty verdict.
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By Jennifer Vineyard

CHICAGO -- The jurors in the R. Kelly child-pornography trial didn't doubt whether it was the singer on the tape — they just doubted whether it was the girl prosecutors said it was.

"I thought it was R. Kelly on the tape," juror #9 said after the verdict was rendered. "I just wasn't 100 percent on the girl."

The five jurors who agreed to speak to the press following their not-guilty verdict said they felt the state hadn't presented enough evidence and that having the alleged victim on the stand would have made the difference.

"The key problem was the identity of the female," juror #23 said. "Her absence was a major lack."

"The family was too divided," said juror #9, who in the preliminary votes had voted for a guilty verdict. "So you had to discount the family testimony either way."

This didn't mean that the jurors bought all the defense arguments wholesale. The missing mole, for instance, was a non-issue, they said. They didn't want to examine the video any further, either.

"I've seen that video way too many times," juror #21 said. "The first time was too many."

THE R. KELLY TRIAL: IN BRIEF

Status of Trial
R. Kelly was found not guilty on all counts of child pornography on June 13.

The Charges
Kelly faced 14 counts of child pornography — seven for directing, seven for producing.

What Was at Stake?
Kelly faced 15 years in prison and a $100,000 fine.

For full coverage of the ongoing R. Kelly case, see The R. Kelly Trial Reports.

Being sequestered — and the prospect of remaining sequestered over Father's Day — was not a factor in their quick verdict, they said.

"We wanted to go home, but we knew what we had to do," said juror #21. Nodding in agreement was juror #40, who just earlier that day had asked to be relieved of duty.

Had he — or juror #40 — been relieved, the vote would have gone very differently, said the three alternates who were dismissed earlier in the day. Jurors 65, 73 and 72 said in a separate news conference before the verdict was rendered that they were leaning toward guilty. "My opinion leans towards that it is him with the girl in the video," said juror #65.

Things might have also gone differently had evidence of Kelly's marriage to a then-15-year-old Aaliyah or the criminal sexual conduct lawsuits against him been part of the case, the seated jurors said, but that was not what they were given to consider.

"I didn't even know about that," juror #23 said. "But as jurors, we have to act within the confines of the law and what is legally presented."

"It's all just speculation," juror #21 said. "Who knows what we would have found [otherwise]?"



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Jammin
06-13-2008, 11:46 PM
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dbdavidwu4ever
06-14-2008, 12:15 AM
either he paid top dolla or the jury wuz on crack
maybe both

STYLE
06-14-2008, 01:00 AM
i didn't know the girl was sparkle's niece.
they had a relationship that went sour.

vengeful ass biyatch!
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Come Honor Face
06-14-2008, 11:56 AM
Here we have a man who has actively seeked out young teenage girls for sex for years. He gets off. Meanwhile, weed dealers who pose no harm to society are locked up like animals. Blasphemy!! R Kelly is attracted to little girls. You can't fix that! He always will be sexually attracted to children and that is worthy of being locked up for. I almost never agree with incarcerating people. However, if they are a rapist, or child molester. I do! If they hurt or kill innocent people, I do. R Kelly is far more dangerous than many people who are incarcerated in this country!

Tony Bandana
06-14-2008, 02:09 PM
WOW

are you fucking kidding me..he should be hung

fuckin diddler

ongh

Ghost In The 'Lac
06-14-2008, 02:34 PM
Why the fuck didnt the state bring the alledged girl to court to be questioned? Thats the part I dont get. Surely that was the most important part. IF the jurors were sure it was Kelly, but not sure it was the girl, the girl HAS to be brought foward to be questioned.

And if it was a "forgery", why the hell would the forgers decide to do pissing over her and shit like that? That would never happen.

DrunkenMasta303
06-14-2008, 02:36 PM
jail aint necessary anymore, he lost his face already, he will always be reminded as a man who fukked a child

Ghost In The 'Lac
06-14-2008, 02:49 PM
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STYLE
06-14-2008, 02:57 PM
jerry lee lewis.....

LuckyTheWonderDog
06-14-2008, 02:58 PM
I personally wouldn't fuck a girl under 18, and I think R Kelly being even older than me and wanting to is wrong. I do however think that calling him a kiddie fiddler and a child molestar etc is going a bit far. It would be legal if she had been a few months older. In 2-3 months can it really change for child molestation to a nice happy occurance of consetual sex? I dunno...

Visionz
06-18-2008, 01:27 AM
I'm not saying its right to be a grown man pickin up on 15 year olds, but a 15 year-old definitely knows what it is when someone says' "I wanna piss in your mouth"