R. Kelly “don’t know” read : strange defence at his trial for rape

R. Kelly can’t read. This is not new, there are already a few years, the rapper confessed his illiteracy is a problem. Child, Robert Sylvester Kelly (her real name) was struggling to learn to read and write. “I was trying as well as they could, but I had the impression of hearing an orchestra play no matter how. It was exhausting for me“, the story to GQ. He would have learned to read “thanks to SMS [his] daughter“.

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A disability that his attorneys intend to use in order to try to exculpate in the case of Heather Williams. The singer allegedly sexually abused her while she was only 16 years old. In the beginning of last week, it was not presented to the hearing student, the complaint of this young woman. R. Kelly then obtained a default judgment.

He can’t read

The lawyers of the artist, Master Abdullah and Shalabi, stated that their client did not know what contained in the documents and the complaint by reason of its difficulty to read. It would, therefore, have not taken the appropriate measures to defend themselves. The lawyers of the singer have ask for a second trial to take place. TMZ.com was able to see the application of the lawyers : “R. Kelly is suffering from a learning disability that affects his ability to read. concretely, it is unable to“, is it advanced.

Me Abdallah and Me Shalabi also claim that R. Kelly would not have been able to receive the documents necessary for the preparation of his lawsuit against Heather Williams, since he was in custody at the prison to Cook for having failed to pay alimony to his ex-wife, Andrea Lee.

Remember that R. Kelly is still subject to 10 charges for sexual assault by four women, three of whom claim they were underage at the time of the facts. The interpreter of I Believe I Can Fly has always denied the facts, claiming that his accusers were trying to kill his career.