‘Yesterday we were told that an inmate had attacked R Kelly at the MCC in Chicago’
R. Kelly was the target of an attack by another inmate while in federal lockup, according to his attorney.
In a statement to Fox News on Thursday, Kelly’s attorney, Steven Greenberg, said: “Yesterday we were told that an inmate had attacked R Kelly at the MCC in Chicago. We received conflicting reports as to the extent of his injuries. We have not been provided any information from the jail, nor has Mr. Kelly called. We are hopeful that he was not seriously injured.”
Greenberg went on to say Kelly should be released, stating that the 53-year-old’s safety is in question.
“Regardless, it is time to release Mr. Kelly,” Greenberg’s statement continued. “The government cannot ensure his safety, and they