After his impassioned interview with Gayle King, R. Kelly is back in jail. The embattled singer was arrested on Wednesday following a child support hearing in Chicago for the $161k of unpaid money. He will remain in jail until the debt is cleared. His next court date is set for March 13th. The video below shows Kelly leaving the court in handcuffs.
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Kelly’s publicist Darryll Johnson said the R&B star had been prepared to pay $50,000 to $60,000 at Wednesday’s hearing, but the judge requested the full amount. he added that he was unable to pay the full amount because of his inability to work with on going legal drama.