R Kelly risks eviction from Chicago studio

2019-01-15 10:30
R Kelly (PHOTO:Getty/Gallo)

Chicago - R. Kelly risks being evicted from his Chicago recording studio unless he pays some $174 000 in back rent and other costs by 21 January. 

Court documents in a July lawsuit seeking payment from the singer were obtained by the Chicago Tribune for a story on Monday .

They include a signed eviction notice put on hold to give Kelly until next week to pay.

The #MeToo and #MuteRKelly movements held recent protests outside the studio. Among other things, they called on promoters to stop booking his concerts.

A Lifetime documentary, Surviving R Kelly, recently drew fresh attention to allegations that go back years. His lawyer, Steve Greenberg, has said his client is a victim of a TV hit piece . Kelly has denied all the allegations.

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