The witness, who is testifying under the pseudonym “Louis,” said he was
abused by Kelly after the singer lured him to his suburban mansion in 2006
when he was 17 years old after he offered to help kick start his career in the
At Kelly’s house in Olympia Fields, the victim said he offered to carry bags for
the R&B great or do “anything you need” in the hopes of launching his own
career in the music business.
Kelly responded by saying, “that’s not it,” then got on his knees, crawled to
Louis and proceeded to perform oral sex on him, the witness said.
“I wasn’t into it,” Louis said.
The witness said he was abused by R. Kelly in 2006 when he was 17 years old.
On another occasion at the singer’s sprawling manse, Louis said Kelly snapped
his fingers two times to call a naked girl out from underneath a boxing ring.
She then performed oral sex on them both, according to the witness.
Louis is testifying as part of a cooperation agreement with federal authorities
for taking part in a scheme to bribe a woman not to testify against Kelly at the
Louis pleaded guilty in the case, which did not include the singer, whose
real name is Robert Kelly, as a defendant.
R. Kelly is accused of giving the sexual transmitted disease herpes to at least
two of his victims.
Kelly has been charged with racketeering and violations of the Mann Act for
allegedly leading an organization of his employees to find girls for him to
sexually abuse in the Chicago area and across the country.
He’s accused of giving the sexual transmitted disease herpes to at least two of
his victims, including Jerhonda Pace, who is now 28.
Pace testified at the start of the trial that Kelly forced her to dress like a Girl
Scout and put her hair in pigtails when he abused her once.
She also alleged the singer once spat in her face and choked her until she lost
consciousness — only for him to demand he give her oral sex after she came
Kelly has pleaded not guilty and faces 10 years to life in prison if convicted.