“After indictment, we can’t ignore R. Kelly’s alleged victims any more. I hope they obtain justice––if not from his fans, at least from a court of law,” said one of Reilly’s victims in USA Today.
After spending three nights in custody, R. Kelly left Cook County Jail on Monday and was back on the streets––eating at the same McDonald’s where he had picked up 16-year-old in 1998: My question: Why did the Judge in the R. Kelly case allow the accused to post bail when he is a risk to women and minors? What has changed in the Kelly cases since 2002: then and now?
The R. Kelly trial STILL shocks us. Here’s what shouldn’t
The accusation that the singer believed he had gotten then 15-year-old singer Aaliyah pregnant and arranged to marry her so she couldn’t testify against him. The accusation that he knowingly spread herpes to several of his young victims. The accusation that one of the victims, then 16, was slapped and choked until she passed out because she texted a friend.
We’ve been writing about this for three years. Finally, R.Kelly goes to trial. But all the victims that could have been spared a life of trauma, devastation, physical health destruction, could have been saved had we believed his first victim, his second victim, his third victim! And so on and so on. . . How many victims does it take for the law to take action? We say “One victim is enough.” Enough is enough!
“Being sexually abused at such an early age was the scar on my soul. But I feel like it ultimately made me into the person I am today. I understand the journey of life. I had to go through what I went through to be here. But now it’s time to take action to save the next generation of women and children from what we went the
Shari Karney is a survivor’s attorney. She represents victims of child sexual abuse by sexual predators such as a member of the clergy, a teacher, celebrity, sports coach, wealthy businessman or any other powerful person, Karney Law is here for you.