- US singer, R Kelly appeared in the Federal Metropolitan Court earlier this week when the women who posted his bail appealed for the money to be given back
- Videos and pictures of R Kelly in court went viral and fans were shocked at how old and ragged the singer looked
- The case against R Kelly has been set for April 27th next year
Snaps and a viral video of US singer, R Kelly in court have left social media shook – people can’t believe how rugged and old the singer looked.
R Kelly is currently being held at the Federal Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago, US, on federal sex-crime charges. His next court date has been set for April 27, 2020.
According to TshisaLive, among the charges the singer faces, are one for engaging in prostitution with a minor and another for soliciting a minor for sexual purposes.
The 52-year-old hit-maker, faces four sets of state and federal sex-crimes charges but has denied the allegations.
R Kelly appeared in court this week when a woman, who posted N33.7m bail for him in February, appealed for the money to be returned to her. The judge however, denied the request.
Here’s a video courtesy of FOX 10 Phoenix of what happened at this week’s court hearing:
Twitter users were really shocked at the R Kelly's appearance. It shows that prison is not treating him well.
Here are a few comments from tweeps regarding R Kelly's "hobo" look:
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