R.Kelly could be facing decades in prison.
Kelly, multiplatinum R&B artist and the target of sexual abuse accusations for decades, was found guilty on Monday on all nine counts against him, including racketeering and eight violations of the Mann Act—an anti-sex trafficking law that prohibits the coercion and transportation of women and girls in interstate commerce to engage in illegal sexual activity.
Since 2019, sexual abuse allegations against 54-year-old Robert Sylvester Kelly have made top headlines—especially after that year’s September debut of Lifetime’s documentary miniseries Surviving R. Kelly, now on Netflix.
Alleged abuse spanned decades, with incidents dated back to the
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