R. Kelly should utilize his song royalty cheques to continue paying child support to his ex-wife, a judge has ruled.
The embattled I Believe I Can Fly hitmaker spent 3 days locked up in Chicago, Illinois in March (19) after skipping a court target date to resolve his debts with Andrea Kelly, that asserted she was owed more than $160,000 to aid look after their 3 children.
He was only released from jail after a confidential donor repaid his financial debt, and he consequently discovered a method to turn over sufficient money every month to avoid further time behind bars.
Kelly has actually also been fighting to have his child support settlements decreased, urging he can no longer afford the $21,000 he formerly consented to in the previous pair’s 2009 divorce because of an absence of job as he faces felony matters of aggravated criminal sexual assault.
His previous attempt to have the number lowered in March was disregarded, as well as now the judge supervising the disagreement has actually gotten the vocalist to make use of profits from his music back catalog to proceed satisfying the repayment target dates, according to TMZ.
It’s the latest of Kelly’s lawful issues– he is currently in jail waiting for trial on countless government and also state sex misuse fees brought by prosecutors in New York and Chicago, Illinois.