Judge Puts Kibosh On R. Kelly’s Request To Reduce Child Support Payments

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was just lately launched from jail, this after family and friends took care of a. However, an try to have his youngster assist funds decreased was unsuccessful regardless of his lawyer’s claims that Kelly doesn’t have means to pay.

CBS Chicago reports:

Kelly spent three nights in Cook County Jail final week, after failing to adjust to a courtroom order to pay greater than $161,000 in overdue youngster assist. He was launched on Saturday after family and friends paid the cash for him, and on Wednesday he sought to have these $21,000 month-to-month youngster assist funds decreased, as a result of he isn’t working.

“If you may’t play a present, in the event you can’t exit on tour, in the event that they’re not streaming your music anymore, clearly you’re going to have monetary issues. You don’t should be a rocket scientist to determine that out,” lawyer Steve Greenberg stated.

Kelly’s publicist, Darryll Johnson, stated Kelly has no property to promote, not even his dwelling at Trump Tower, as a result of he rents the apartment, and paid lease prematurely a number of years in the past. Johnson stated he and Kelly’s attorneys are representing him without cost.

Wednesday’s listening to on the kid assist funds was sealed to the general public, however Kelly’s attorneys confirmed afterward that there could be no change in these funds, and the following listening to has been scheduled for May eight.

The outlet added in its reporting that Kelly is recording new music.

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