R Kelly ws solely married to 15 yr outdated Aaliyah for a couple of days. – however he beat throughout their temporary marriage, in accordance with a non-disclosure settlement they each signed.
Jim DeRogatis, a Chicago reporter who has been pursuing R Kelly for years, was a visitor on the New York Occasions’ podcast sequence The Popcast with host Jon Caramanica final yr.
Their dialog is especially well timed now, given the discharge of the Lifetime documentary – Surviving R Kelly.
Jim claims thats he personally went via the sealed authorized paperwork associated to R Kelly and Aaliyah’s annulment.
“The annulment of the Aaliyah marriage and Aaliyah’s authorized declare towards him had been sealed in Detroit…they have been sealed by the courtroom however these paperwork have been supplied to me,” Jim stated.
“It’s a harrowing doc, a non-disclosure settlement on each her half and Kelly’s, vowing to not pursue additional authorized claims for bodily abuse. So it wasn’t simply an underage sexual relationship, he hit her, allegedly, in accordance with that courtroom doc.”
R Kelly’s marriage to 15 yr outdated Aaliyah made worldwide information, shortly after the discharge of the Aaliyah’s debut album Age Ain’t Nothing however a Quantity.
The official Illinois marriage ceremony certificates was leaked – displaying that Aaliyah falsified her age, itemizing it as 18.