R. Kelly is
making yet another plea to the judge to let him out of jail, but this time he
claims he has proof he's vulnerable to COVID-19.
legendary RnB singer, through his lawyer filed docs, asking the judge to
release his client pending his trial and claiming the Bureau of Prisons failed
to disclose Kelly's medical tests from March showing he is "likely
docs, Kelly's lawyer also claims the singer has high cholesterol and high blood
pressure, further putting him in a vulnerable position if he
contracts the deadly coronavirus while penned up at MCC Chicago, according to
judge has not yet made a decision on whether to release Kelly. TMZ broke the
story ... he swung and missed TWICE last month. During Kelly's first attempt,
the judge denied him saying, among other things, the singer is a flight
risk. Not long after, his team made a second attempt, but again, the judge
said no dice.
judge had previously expressed concern Kelly might intimidate witnesses if he's
allowed out of jail.
Kelly addresses that in the new docs, referring to one of
his former girlfriends who used to visit him regularly in jail and correspond
with him. He says during all those visits he was well aware she is one the Jane
Doe victims in his case, and still never attempted to obstruct justice.
doesn't name her, but our Kelly sources tell us he's talking about Azriel
Clary, who's now working with the prosecution. Kelly says if he
had tried to intimidate her, she would have reported him to prosecutors by now.