It’s safe to say R. Kelly has been in some deep trouble these past couple of months. With the release of Surviving R. Kelly and multiple testimonies from alleged victims, the disgraced singer is being held without bail for a total of 13 counts.
Kelly is currently awaiting his multiple trials, as he’s being accused of alleged sexual crimes against minors and is being accused of charges related to child pornography. Now, he’s reportedly been accused of blackmailing some of the alleged victims through letters and photographs.
According to The Blast, Kelly’s victims say he’s been intimidating them with threatening letters. In the new documents, Kelly reportedly “sent a typewritten letter to a lawyer then representing Jane Doe #5, threatening to release compromising and potentially embarrassing photographs of Jane Doe #5 if she pursued her civil lawsuit against the defendant.” Photos and text message conversations between Kelly and his alleged victim were allegedly also in the letter.