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R Kelly released from jail after making child support payment

R Kelly released from jail after making child support payment

Singer R. Kelly is pictured after being freed from Cook County jail in Chicago, Illinois, Saturday, March 9, 2019 after paying child support following a previous detention on sex abuse charges.

Cook County sheriff's spokeswoman Sophia Ansari says Kelly will be released Saturday after someone paid $161,000 in back child support for him.

Kelly's bond was posted by a Romeoville woman who became friends with the singer after meeting him on Lake Michigan cruise, according Kelly's close friend Don Russell. "I love my fans", he said.

Kelly's latest stay in jail came after a judge ordered him to pay for the unpaid child support he owed his ex-wife Andrea Kelly.

The woman, who has not been named, is making it clear that "He as the adult and I was the child".

And as he walked out of jail, Kelly had words for the cameras and media members that gathered there to document his freedom, too.

Kelly has consistently denied any allegations of abuse of women or being sexually involved with underaged girls.

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It was not immediately clear who posted money on Kelly's behalf Saturday.

And it marked the second time in three weeks that the entertainer walked out of the same jail.

R Kelly now faces charges on ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse on four women, three of whom were minors at the time of the alleged incidents.

A new R. Kelly accuser has come forward alleging she was victimized by the singer when she was merely 13-years-old, and the woman is willing to testify under oath. He was previously acquitted of child pornography and sex-abuse charges more than a decade ago.

The FBI launched a criminal investigation against Kelly following the docuseries, which sparked more evidence.

"Our investigation has now uncovered significant additional evidence that R Kelly and his handlers transported underage girls across state lines for the goal of allowing him to sexually assault them".

R. Kelly's explosive interview with Gayle King of CBS This Morning continues to make waves days after the first portion of the 80-minute segment was released.