Given R. Kelly's standing as a public determine, it is no surprise the plenty have been following his trial with a watchful eye. With the disgraced singer going through ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse, a decide has deemed it fair play to open the doorways for digital camera entry. During a listening to that transpired earlier at present, Cook County Associate Judge Lawrence Flood introduced that he'd be permitting cameras within the courtroom for all subsequent hearings. With the following one set to transpire on March 22nd, count on loads of protection to floor in its wake.
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There is one caveat, nonetheless, forbidding any nonconsensual footage of Kelly's accusers. As of now, two of the accusers have already claimed they're unwilling to offer permission in that regard. As for Kelly, the self-proclaimed "Pied Piper" didn't attend court docket at present, although his lawyer was current in his stead. Kelly has pleaded not responsible to the aforementioned costs, and it ought to be fascinating to see how this one performs out.
On one other be aware, Jussie Smollett's ongoing trial is transpiring on the similar courthouse, with a distinct decide pondering the benefit of digital camera entry. Should he enable it, count on loads of footage from the Cook County celeb trials. Naturally, we are going to hold you abreast as every respective trial develops.