R. Kelly back in custody after child support hearing today

Brenda Watkins
March 7, 2019

R. Kelly is back in police custody Wednesday after a hearing over unpaid child support.

"I sit here and say this: I had two cases back then that I said in the beginning of the interview that I would not talk about because of my ongoing case now", Kelly responded.

Music artist R. Kelly (C) arrives at the Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Relations Division on March 6, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

At one point during the interview, Kelly angrily stood up and started pacing, his voice breaking as he yelled: "I didn't do this stuff!"

Clary, while crying uncontrollably, was asked to explain her visceral reaction to R. Kelly's recent legal woes.

The couple's attorney, Gerald Griggs, bristled at Kelly's assertions that the Savages offered up their daughter to him and were in it for the money.

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You're probably going to see clips from this interview surface again and again as Kelly's courtroom battle plays out. "People. Constitution's Fifth Amendment that prohibits a person from being tried of the same offense twice.

"[I did] lots of things wrong when it comes to women but I apologized in those relationships", Kelly said.

A lawyer for the couple bristled at the allegation, saying Timothy and Jonjelyn Savage never asked for or received money from Kelly. If I were going to take my daughter, and she is 19-years-old to a 49-year-old's concert, I am not going to put her on the stage and leave her.

"Its all f-king lies for money, and if you can't see that, you're ignorant and you're stupid".

The "I Believe I Can Fly" hitmaker lives with both Azriel Clary, 21, and Joycelyn Savage, 23, and though their families have accused him of brainwashing them and holding them against their will, he insisted that wasn't the case.

Stay tuned for more info, especially as CBS plans to air more of King's interviews this week.

Kelly pleaded not guilty on February 25 to 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse against four victims, three of them minors. "You know that I'm okay. I don't really know what a cult is, but I know I don't have one". HollywoodLife has reached out to R. Kelly's team about these allegations but we have yet to receive a response from either him or Joycelyn. According to a CNN team waiting outside, Greenberg was still inside the courtroom and has not yet commented. And the reason I'm emotional is because this is the first time I was able to say something.

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