R. Kelly’s attorney says the R&B singer won’t get out of jail until Monday or Tuesday as arrangements are made to pay the $100,000 bail needed to free him while he awaits trial for aggravated sexual abuse.
Steve Greenberg told The Associated Press on Sunday that Kelly is capable of paying and should be released in a day or two. But he said others have to act for him and the coordination is complicated because Kelly is behind bars.
Charges were announced Friday. The 52-year-old Kelly faces 10 sexual abuse counts involving four victims, three of whom were minors. Through Greenberg, he denied the allegations.
A bond court judge Saturday set bond at $1 million, requiring Kelly to pay 10 percent of that to go free. Greenberg told the judge that Kelly isn’t wealthy despite decades of success creating hit songs. Greenberg said later he was happy with the bail amount.