The Atlanta-area home where R. Kelly allegedly held women captive at sold to a new owner, according to TMZ.
Documents obtained by TMZ showed the house sold on June 3. The new owner paid $1,785,000, sources told the outlet.
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The 11,455-square-foot home features seven bedrooms, 12-foot ceilings and two kitchens, according to TMZ. The home also has a home theater, spa, seven fireplaces, a four-car garage, pool, playhouse and treehouse, the outlet reported. (RELATED: R. Kelly Denied Bail By Federal Appeals Court)
The home sold while R. Kelly awaits trial in prison. The “I Believe I Can Fly” singer now faces 22 total federal criminal charges, according to NPR. R. Kelly has been accused of sexually abusing 11 girls between the years of 1994 and 2018, the outlet reported. On top of his federal charges, he faces four indictments in Cook County, Illinois, according to NPR.
R. Kelly was arrested in July of 2019 and has been held in jail ever since. In August of 2020, Kelly was attacked by an inmate in prison.
The unidentified inmate was angry over the detention center being placed on lockdown due to people protesting Kelly, according to a report published by TMZ a the time. Kelly was sitting on his bed in his cell when he was reportedly approached by the inmate. The inmate then began punching Kelly, according to TMZ.