Daily US Times: US R&B star R. Kelly has been accused of fresh allegations of abusing a teenage boy he met in McDonald’s.
Prosecutors allege the singer abused the 17-year-old boy after meeting him at a Chicago McDonald’s in 2006.
They want evidence of this, and other alleged but uncharged crimes, to be heard at the singer’s trial in August.
R. Kelly denies ever abusing anyone, and his lawyers haven’t responded to the latest allegations.
The Grammy-winner is set to face trial in New York next month on charges including making indecent images of minors, child sexual exploitation and racketeering and obstruction of justice.
The charges involve six unnamed girls and women.
Prosecutors would also like jurors to hear about more than a dozen other people they say Kelly threatened, abused or mistreated.
They include a 17-year-old boy who is an aspiring musician, whom Kelly allegedly met at a McDonald’s and then invited to his Chicago studio.
After offering help the boy with his music career, the singer is said to have later propositioned and had sexual relation with him while he was still underage.
The boy introduced Kelly to a male friend, who was either 16 or 17, according to presecutors, with whom the singer had a sexual relationship with several years later.
They also allege R. Kelly forced several female sexual partners – including a minor – to engage in sexual encounter with the young man as he filmed them.
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