R. Kelly is reportedly “petrified” and “paranoid” following his jail beatdown a number of weeks again — regardless of his attacker being moved to a brand new facility.
“Concern and terror have left him petrified and paranoid,” stated Nicole Clean Becker, considered one of Kelly’s attorneys, in response to the Chicago Solar-Instances.
She provides that the disgraced singer “cannot sleep and is now afraid to depart his jail cell in the course of the two hours he is permitted each day to enterprise out. His insomnia is critical,” including that “He is even afraid to get his hair lower.”
“Robert [Kelly] is scared for his life … terrified each single day since he was crushed in his jail cell by fellow MCC inmate Jeremiah Shane Farmer a month in the past,” she informed the publication.
After the beating, his attorneys pushed for the star to be launched on bail, however the decide refused bail for the sixth time — selecting to maneuver his attacker as an alternative.
Kelly has been held on the MCC since final summer time awaiting trial on a litany of felony prices throughout a number of jurisdictions, together with federal indictments in Illinois and New York alleging racketeering, sexual exploitation of kids and youngster pornography; aggravated felony sexual abuse in Prepare dinner County; and soliciting a minor and prostitution in Minnesota.
“Just lately, Kelly left his cell to stroll down the corridor,” Becker stated. “He stated it felt just like the longest stroll of his life.
Becker claims Kelly “was mendacity down with a blanket masking his face and carrying ear pods on the underside tier of a mattress bunk at 9:45 a.m. on August 26, when somebody carrying sneakers entered his unlocked cell and commenced to stomp and kick his face.” “In an try to defend himself from the underside mattress tier, he [Kelly] and his attacker have been then pepper sprayed by a corrections officer.”
She says that Kelly’s cell belongs to his attacker — and he is scared his attacker’s associates will assault him.