The allegations made by the ladies who appeared on Surviving R. Kelly have shaped a authorized state of affairs for the R&B icon. While he’s reportedly beneath investigation because of the info that got here to gentle within the documentary sequence, the singer could also be planning to take authorized motion in opposition to the community that produced the controversial content material. His lawyer, Steven Greenberg, has lately appeared on ABC News in his protection. During the interview, Greenberg made claims that now seem to have been false.
When requested whether or not R. Kelly was married to Aaliyah when she was underage, the lawyer cited Kelly’s ignorance. “He was married to her when she was fifteen. Elvis was married to Priscilla,” he stated. “My understanding is that she didn’t declare to be 15 and to be able to get married, she needed to lie about her age.” He additionally said,”Well, hopefully, he’ll sue Lifetime …] for defamation as a result of individuals should not be capable to do that to somebody.”
A video R. Kelly boasting about his musical protégée debunks this situation, nonetheless. It reveals the starlet and the producer in a recording session throughout which Kelly says, “Right now I am producing a really proficient girl — a younger girl. She’s 14, Aaliyah. She’s actual avenue.”
According to TMZ, Greenberg now says that he “misspoke in the course of the ABC interview, and possibly should not have put phrases in R. Kelly’s mouth, as he says he by no means spoke to Kelly about Aaliyah particularly.” He additionally added, “That was 20 years in the past. I did not know him 20 years in the past, I did not characterize him 20 years in the past. And, I wasn’t invited to any wedding ceremony.”
As reported this previous week, Mystikal has his bond set at $three million, and till the prospects leaving his containment cell had been wanting grim. But as TMZ is reporting, Mystikal’s legal professional Joel Pearce is rounding up monetary contributions from the rappers’ family and friends. Pearce can be relying on the proceeds from a recently-signed report deal which requires Mystikal at hand over three separate albums he’d already accomplished.
Pearce fell brief a greenback quantity estimate the place they at the moment sit within the donation. That mentioned, Pierce stays assured his shopper will probably be out on bail by the top subsequent week. For added context, Mystikal was awarded a brand new choose within the case over his first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping costs. This previous week, Joel Pearce echoed his shopper’s persistence with a PR message types.
Mystikal’s different legal professional Tim Yazbeck confirmed that whereas a report deal is in place, his launch subsequent week is contingent on the distributor forwarding a financial advance in a well timed method. If not, Mystikal aka Michael Tyler is not going to obtain a pardon, it is so simple as that.
Surviving R. Kelly turned the nation the wrong way up. Old mates, collaborators, colleagues, and friends have rebuked R. Kelly for the reason that documentary dropped. Although the person’s music catalog is not up for debate, his historical past manipulating and sexually seducing younger ladies is inexcusable. What makes the accusations even worse is the incontrovertible fact that the media has been poking enjoyable at Kelly’s alleged tendencies for many years. Huey from The Boondocks mentioned it the very best (shout out Regina King).
On Friday (January 11), one R. Kelly’s attorneys, Steve Greenberg, was interviewed by the Associate Press. He claimed that his shopper denies all allegations sexual misconduct involving ladies and underage ladies. Kelly is even denying all of the allegations from the Surviving R. Kelly docu-series, though neither Kells or his lawyer have watched all the film. “The allegations aren’t true as a result of he by no means knowingly had intercourse with an underage lady, he by no means compelled anybody to do something, he by no means held anybody captive, he by no means abused anybody,” acknowledged Greenberg.“Now, some producer went working round and solicited all these folks, did a Jerry Springer-esque present and there’s all this uproar. It’s disgusting.” Greenberg is utilizing an identical argument as different attorneys who’ve defended shoppers within the current wave the #MeToo motion. He is questioning the credibility the ladies, the timing the complaints, and the very fact probably the most these accusers by no means notified police and even complained.
For months, the City Girls have been a singular act with JT caught in jail, serving time for fraud. Instead ready for her to finish her full sentence, the CEO Quality Control is aware of that there is cash to be made and with the present success the duo’s single “Twerk,” Pierre “Pee” Thomas desires JT out jail as quickly as potential. In truth, he is fering up some massive cash as an additional incentive for her lawyer to work his ass f.
Tagging Drew Findling within the put up, Pee confirmed f his racks, opening up a briefcase and displaying one million in money on his Instagram story. He says that each one that cash might belong to the lawyer if he is capable of get JT out jail quickly. “If Drew can get JT out quickly, he can get all this cash,” mentioned the QC head honcho.
Since JT has been locked up, Yung Miami has been making headlines by herself. Kodak Black “proposed” to her throughout her short-lived relationship with Southside. Then, after just a few weeks being damaged up, the producer received again collectively along with his City Girl and even purchased her her dream automotive. Hopefully, JT can get out quickly as a result of the group presently has momentum on their facet. It can be a disgrace for that to all be wasted away.
Mystikal was summoned again to the Shreveport courtroom dealing with his rape and kidnapping case, after a brief recess for the vacations. Mystikal, née Micheal Tyler, was joined by his new lawyer Joel Pearce for yet one more pre-trial listening to, Tuesday morning, this time in a successful effort. Pearce was profitable in persuading the choose to incorporate two key witnesses his selecting, for the cross-examination half the schedule.
A second listening to going down on March sixth will resolve whether or not or not the prosecution can use social media data in its fensive. Pearce spoke to the media for the primary time as Mystikal lead legal professional, after the session was adjourned, Tuesday morning.
“I don’t suppose that anybody must be made to face trial for primary, one thing they didn’t do,” Pearce instructed the press. “And quantity two, one thing that’s caught up on this political motion, the #metoo motion. Michael isn’t responsible something.”
Pearce’s consumer Mystikal plead “not responsible” to charged levied in opposition to him regarding an alleged sexual assault at a Shreveport on line casino. The rapper is been held in at Caddo Parish Correctional Center since turning himself in, greater than 16 months in the past. After the March sixth listening to involves go – the ultimate selections rendered, as to the procedural order, the precise trial will start May 20th, 2019, barring any hiccups. Mystikal will reside within the Correctional Facility except his bond is secured at a premium $three million.
Last 12 months, Shannade Clermont plead responsible to wire fraud after she was a featured mannequin in Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 6 marketing campaign. The mannequin allegedly spent over $20Ok on a deceased man’s debit card. The case has been occurring for months and simply when it got here time for her sentencing, one thing got here in the best way to push again the choice. Curiously sufficient, that one thing is El Chapo.
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It’s not each day that El Chapo and Shannade Clermont grace the identical headline. Seriously, we by no means thought the day would really come. At final, it is right here and the state of affairs is much less absurd than you possible think about. The Clermont Twin was initially anticipated to look in court docket for sentencing on February 13 however her lawyer requested that the assembly is pushed again. Jeffrey Lichtman is at the moment working as half El Chapo’s trial and he can’t start Clermont’s sentencing till that is completed.
The choose granted the request, pencilling in a brand new date for the Yeezy mannequin to look in court docket: April four. She is dealing with a most sentence twenty years behind bars, that means that each thousand she stole is leading to one 12 months in jail. Seems a bit harsh however I am not a lawyer… What do you assume this example?
Tekashi 6ix9ine and different members the Tr3yway camp are nonetheless awaiting trial which is ready to start in September. While 6ix9ine’s lawyer is trying to get his shopper on bail, one the rapper’s co-defendants remains to be in search of authorized illustration, however he is perhaps in luck. Complex reviews Scott E. Leemon, the previous lawyer for 6ix9ine’s ex-manager Kifano “Shotti” Jordan, is in search of the choose’s approval to signify Mel Murda a.okay.a Mel Matrix within the case.
Scott E. Leemon is trying to signify 6ix9ine’s former supervisor’s co-defendant Mel Murda within the ongoing. He requested that the courtroom holds a listening to for his proposal to signify the Dummy Boy rapper’s co-defendant.
“At that listening to, it’s my understanding that each Mr. Jordan and Jamel] Jones will waive any potential battle in consequence my earlier, transient, illustration Mr. Jordan and my new illustration Mr. Jones,” mentioned Leemon.
Court paperwork point out that Leemon spoke to Shotti about representing Murda in December whereas Leemon mentioned being eliminated as Shotti’s authorized illustration. Leemon acknowledged that Shotti did not oppose the thought, however reasonably, “inspired” it.
Leemon beforehand requested to be faraway from representing Shotti final month after allegedly not receiving a retainer payment from 6ix9ine’s former supervisor. The unpaid charges date again to Nov. 26th. Shotti has since discovered new authorized illustration.
Kevin Spacey has lastly had his day in court docket. Today he had his arraignment in a Nantucket court docket the place he faces fees sexual assault with a chance spending 5 years in jail if he is discovered responsible. Unsurprisingly, Spacey introduced a couple of days in the past that he could be pleading not responsible to the fees. At the identical time, his legal professionals requested that he have the ability to skip the primary day in court docket to keep away from heightening “the unfavorable publicity already generated in reference to the case.” This request was denied.
Although he mentioned that he could be pleading responsible, the judged did not require Spacey to enter a plea at this time, in response to TMZ, who additionally shared a video the proceedings:
The court docket look comes after maybe the strangest response that any superstar has needed to the current wave assault allegations. Most folks, like Harvey Weinstein, simply dropped f the grid. Others, like Louis C.Ok., apologized and tried to maintain doing what they had been doing earlier than. Kevin Spacey, however, appears to be making an attempt to make some sort sick, multi-layered joke about the entire thing.
It first began when he posted a video (under) on Christmas eve, the place stirs the literal and figurative pots, saying, in character as Frank Underwood from House Cards, that the general public “need me again.” He then delivered a pizza to the paparazzi, sporting a hat that learn “retired since 2017,” the yr that the allegations in opposition to him had been made public.
A number of days in the past, it was reported that Kifano “Shotti” Jordan can be in search of a brand new lawyer. His lawyer had requested to be faraway from his counsel after he was promised fee. After getting in contact with Shotti’s household, he was by no means paid for his preliminary look in courtroom and the lawyer determined to skip out whereas he nonetheless may. It solely took just a few days however Shotti has already discovered himself a brand new consultant who will strive his finest to get him out jail in his upcoming racketeering trial.
Shotti is Tekashi 6ix9ine’s former supervisor who was additionally busted within the firearms and racketeering case. Attorney Scott Leemon had requested to be faraway from Shotti’s authorized staff and now, it is being reported that his want has been finalized. According to Complex, new courtroom paperwork state that Leemon has been changed with James Roth, one other lawyer that was current throughout Jordan’s preliminary courtroom look.
It is written: “Government counsel is directed to inform Mr. Roth forthwith this appointment and to advise him the subsequent scheduled convention on this case (January 22, 2019). Accordingly, Mr. Leemon is relieved as counsel.”
6ix9ine’s trial is about to start in September 2019. Do you assume he and Shotti have an opportunity at making it out jail?
The authorized bother that Tekashi 6ix9ine has discovered himself in has been documented completely since he was initially locked up. However, the standing his Tr3yway associates stays somewhat muddy. Since they are not as globally well-liked as Tekashi, much less information is circulating relating to Shotti and the others that had been nabbed within the racketeering case. Now, a brand new report has simply damaged about Shotti and it appears to be like like 6ix9ine’s former supervisor might be in search of authorized illustration shortly.
According to Complex, lawyer Scott E. Leemon requested to be faraway from the case as he needs to not symbolize Kifano “Shotti” Jordan. Leemon says that he initially appeared in courtroom on Shotti’s behalf as a result of his household had promised retainer charge can be paid. The cash has apparently nonetheless not been despatched. Leemon mentioned, “It has now been a number of weeks since that look in courtroom] and I nonetheless haven’t acquired cost.” According to courtroom paperwork, the lawyer visited Shotti to tell him that he needs to be faraway from counsel, which he didn’t oppose to.
Shotti was among the many males busted with 6ix9ine for racketeering and weapons fees. They face a most sentence life in jail. Tekashi’s trial is at the moment set to start in September 2019.
Tekashi 6ix9ine is at the moment serving time in jail for his racketeering arrest. He faces a most sentence life in jail together with his trial set to start in September 2019. It seems as if we’ll be spending not less than the subsequent 12 months with out the rapper’s wild social media antics and, after getting used to every day posts from the obnoxious artist, we have now to confess that his presence is missed. Yesterday, an arrest warrant was issued for 6ix9ine after he missed a court docket date in Houston. However, there was no method he would ever truly make it to Texas as a result of he is serving time in jail on the opposite facet the nation. Tekashi’s lawyer within the Houston case has since spoken concerning the warrant that was issued, claiming that he’s hoping to get the case dismissed.
Attorney Carl Moore believes that because the rapper is at the moment in jail on federal costs, his Houston assault case ought to be dismissed. Moore spoke with Billboard about his reasoning, saying, “We plan to get the case dismissed and we have now filed an affidavit to non-prosecution that the complaining witness executed…he doesn’t want to pursue the prosecution Danny Tekashi].” He later added, “Hernandez] is in federal custody coping with a racketeering case that’s much more severe than what he is coping with in Paris County.” A listening to is at the moment scheduled for after the Christmas vacation.
The unique cost stems from an incident in a shopping center the place 6ix9ine allegedly choked a fan who known as him a “homosexual ice cream truck.”
The case involving Remy Ma, Vince Herbert, and LDNX Records continues to be very a lot ongoing and Remy has been given extra time to answer her subpoena in relation to working with Vince. We beforehand posted that Remy had 30 days to point out paperwork and clarify the initiatives she and Vince labored on whereas he was her supervisor. At the time, the choose requested Remy at hand over any cash she could have owed Vince so it might immediately go to LDNX Records.
The Blast now experiences that Remy has lastly agreed to proceed with the case however her group has requested for the date to be pushed again to January 31st, 2019. “Remy is recovering within the hospital from a blood transfusion on account of childbirth problems. She might be launched in a day or so and is ecstatic in regards to the delivery her wholesome child lady,” her group wrote in paperwork, to which the label agreed to prolonged the due date.
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Lady Gaga was additionally dragged into the case, however as The Blast experiences she turned over all paperwork to the court docket so it is protected to say she’s out the mess.
In different information, Remy and Papoose welcomed their daughter into the world this previous week and till her ficial identify is revealed, she’s being known as The Golden Child.
“After overcoming such a tricky labor/supply! My spouse breast feeds our little one, across the clock. I’m so amazed by her energy, braveness & motherly contact. Remy] Thank you babe! This is all a dream come true! The Golden Child Daddy bought you without end. You are the definition magnificence,” Papoose stated his child lady.
T.I. has accepted a plea deal that requires him to pay a fantastic for cursing in a gated neighborhood Georgia. The Atlanta native has paid 300$ in trade for his being relieved from different fees stemming from an incident that occurred in May. Reports to that finish have been issued final week. Official affirmation the dropped fees has been acquired since.
As we beforehand reported, was charged with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after participating in a struggle with a safety guard on May 16.
A police report from Henry County said that T.I. was intoxicated and commenced to confront James whereas utilizing “vulgar, prane, lout and unbecoming language.” This pranity, which included T.I. asking James to exit his guard shack to confront him, led to 3 counts disorderly conduct.
By paying the fantastic for cursing out loud, in public, the rapper will keep away from going through authorized repercussions for the opposite, extra extreme fees. The counts disorderly conduct have been dropped final Thursday on reception the 300$.
The rapper, supported by his lawyer, nonetheless claims to be harmless all fees. The defendant has agreed to pay the considerably negligible fantastic anyway, to easily “put this matter to mattress.”
Just a few weeks in the past, Tekashi 6ix9ine was arrested on racketeering fees. Several members his workforce have been additionally busted after he fired them from his entourage. Phone calls have been launched that seem to indicate 6ix9ine’s direct allies plotting to shoot the rapper. As Tekashi’s authorized workforce tries to get him out jail, one his most modern protection attorneys has filmed a video to inform the world it is time for his shopper to come back again house.
Lance Lazarro has supplied a number of statements about 6ix9ine’s most up-to-date case and over the weekend, he determined to deal with the scenario head-on. As he attended his brother’s celebration, Lazarro went out his technique to defend his shopper, urging the court docket to contemplate releasing Tekashi. “This is a day celebration,” began the lawyer. “But that is additionally a time that we’ve got to deliver Tekashi house.” His pal chimed in, yelling, “Not responsible, child!” Many persons are commenting on the person’s tight cardigan as a substitute the message being communicated.
DJ Akademiks reposted the video, as many 6ix9ine’s followers are hoping he finds himself a brand new lawyer after this. To be honest, his lawyer is definitely the person on the best, who seems to be way more well-spoken. Are you supporting the Free 6ix9ine motion?
For these you which have adopted Steven Avery’s story in Making a Murderer, the hit sequence on Netflix, you may be all in favour of listening to that some main developments will happen within the convicted killer’s case this week. Season 2 dove far deeper into the authorized facet Avery’s case as he employed Kathleen Zellner, a world-renowned protection legal professional to assist him out. If you are unfamiliar with Avery, he was convicted alongside his nephew Brendan Dassey for the 2005 homicide Teresa Halbach, who was discovered lifeless on their property. There have been a number of developments within the case this 12 months however Zellner has stated that she plans on handing in a significant doc that can show Steven Avery’s innocence.
According to Zellner, a brand new homicide suspect has surfaced as Bobby Dassey, Brendan’s brother, is being hinted as an individual curiosity. The doc consists 22,000 pages proof that can serve to show Avery shouldn’t be answerable for the homicide Teresa Halbach. Yesterday, the lawyer revealed that she could be making some necessary data public at present as she plans handy within the papers by December 20. She informed OK! Magazine just lately, “Just this week we received a tip that was simply jaw-dropping. Like, woah, any individual really is aware of this. We’re getting shut.”
Hopefully, they’ll lastly get to the underside this case. Is anyone hoping for a Season three?