R. Kelly gets both Covid-vaccine shots ahead of child sexual abuse trial

2 months ago

Chicago news, Illinois news.

R. Kelly was reportedly fully inoculated against the coronavirus while he awaits his trials on child sex offenses.

The artist best known for his “I believe I can Fly” song received the first Covid-jab in January amid his continuous attempts to get released from jail due to the virus fears.

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  • His second shot was administered in February making him one of more than 60 prisoners at the Chicago’s Metropolitan Correctional Center to be entirely vaccinated.

    The 47-year-old R’n’B singer’s attorneys had repeatedly claimed that he was subject to fellow inmates' and guards’ attacks since he was taken into custody in 2019.

    Kelly had maintained his innocence despite facing more than 20 charges in Illinois, New York, and Minnesota.