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.
“Worry and terror have left him petrified and paranoid,” mentioned Nicole Clean Becker, considered one of Kelly’s attorneys, in response to the Chicago Solar-Occasions.
She provides that the disgraced singer “cannot sleep and is now afraid to go away his jail cell through 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 a substitute.
Kelly has been held on the MCC since final summer season awaiting trial on a litany of legal costs throughout a number of jurisdictions, together with federal indictments in Illinois and New York alleging racketeering, sexual exploitation of kids and baby pornography; aggravated legal sexual abuse in Prepare dinner County; and soliciting a minor and prostitution in Minnesota.
“Not too long ago, Kelly left his cell to stroll down the corridor,” Becker mentioned. “He mentioned it felt just like the longest stroll of his life.
Becker claims Kelly “was mendacity down with a blanket protecting 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 footwear entered his unlocked cell and started to stomp and kick his face.” “In an try and 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 mates will assault him.