R. Kelly Is Trying To Use COVID-19 To Get Out Of Jail

March 27, 2020 / Posted by:

R. Kelly has been in jail in Chicago ever since he was arrested last year on child porn and sex trafficking charges. (R. Kelly is also facing charges in New York and Minnesota). A bail bond angel didn’t get him out of jail this time. But enter a new angel: coronavirus. R. Kelly is now trying to get out of jail using the coronavirus card. R. Kelly teased this move when his lawyer let us know he was practicing social distancing in jail.

TMZ reports that R. Kelly’s lawyer, Steven Greenberg, filed a motion, arguing that his health is at risk from being in jail as the coronavirus spreads there. Steven said there’s only so much R. Kelly can do in the Metropolitan Correctional Center to avoid disease. After Harvey Weinstein caught coronavirus while in the system, Bill Cosby tried to use the same move to get out. via TMZ:

R. Kelly’s legal team argues that they were denied access to him due to coronavirus lockdown, but such measures still won’t stop COVID-19 from entering the jail since new inmates are always coming in.

R. Kelly wants to be released and is “willing” to wear an electronic monitoring device (how generous of him). But R. Kelly claims that because of corona, there’s a “low risk” of him going outside and he’d spent most of his time in his Chicago apartment with Joycelyn Savage–the girlfriend who didn’t flip on him. (Girl, there is always time!) Obviously we shouldn’t trust anything that R. Kelly says, but we really shouldn’t trust him this time. If he was released, he’d cross states lines in no time and head toward Wyoming. He probably heard about Kanye West‘s “urine garden” and was like, “I gotta get out of jail!”

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