Singer at Court – level 1

23-04-2020 07:00

R. Kelly is a famous singer. Many people like his songs. In 1998, he gets a Grammy award.

In 2008, Kelly must go to court. He has big problems with child pornography. He has a trial in Chicago, USA. Kelly wants to change what people say during the trial. He wants to give them money if they say something different.

In July 2019, police arrest Kelly again. Since that time, Kelly is with the police. Officials say that Kelly has problems with child pornography and sex-trafficking.

Kelly has problems in Chicago, New York, and Minnesota, USA. The judge in New York changes the date of his trial. The new date is in September of this year. Kelly´s lawyer is not happy. He is afraid of the coronavirus.

The singer says that he does nothing wrong.

Difficult words: child pornography (when someone makes or gives out videos or pictures in which are children doing sexual activities), trial (an official process when a judge must decide if a person does something wrong or not), sex-trafficking (an illegal activity when someone does business with people who do sexual activities in another country or another place).

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