The series of bad news continues for R. Kelly, as he is now facing federal charges for exposing his sexual partners to a veneral disease.
According to an updated indictment, the singer was aware of the fact that he had herpes, but still had unprotected sex with a woman and an underage girl, without telling them. Everything happened between 2017 and 2018.
A new filing from Friday reveals that the government identified the disease and also added criminal charges associated with spreading it while being aware of this.
On the other side, one of R. Kelly’s lawyers believes that there is zero evident his client knew he had herpes. But prosecutors obtained the medical records, which confirm that he had the disease.