Kelly departs the Leighton Criminal Court building after pleading not guilty. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky, File)
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R&B star R. Kelly has been dogged for years by allegations that he sexually abused women and underage girls.Kelly, then 27, wed Aaliyah Dana Haughton, then 15, at a suburban Chicago hotel.Over the next two years, Kelly settled three more cases out of court but denied wrongdoing.Kelly was indicted on 21 counts of child pornography. The 33-year-old singer was accused based on a videotape allegedly showing him having sex with an underage girl. Kelly was acquitted on all counts in June 2008 .Kelly was tried after a delay of five years and acquitted on all counts after less than a day of deliberations.At the same time, Jerhonda Pace said she became sexually involved with Kelly when she was a 16-year-old fan.Lifetime network began airing the docuseries "Surviving R. Kelly". The series looked at the singer's history, and allegations that he has sexually abused women and teenage girls. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving four victims, including at least three between the ages of 13 and 17 .
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