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Chicago authorities found proof that where R.Kelly recorded music, it was also being used as a residence. After millions watched Lifetime’s ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ multi-part documentary, many of the alleged victims claim that they would sometimes sleep at the “Pied Piper’s” studio in “cult-like conditions, against their will.” After the series aired, an inspection was ordered after a building department employee testified in court last week that his team visited the warehouse and saw its windows were “sealed up,” according to a report.
Since it’s a commercial property, each code violation could cost the singer $1,000. Police found “multiple” violations, one of the obvious ones they saw is that his studio is being used as a residence. A complete list will be available next week Tuesday, according to the article. R. Kelly is facing a possible eviction due to back rent and will have to pay close to $175,000 in back rent and other fees by January 21.
Just yesterday (Jan. 18) NBC aired a special episode of Dateline, which revealed new claims from another alleged victim. The allegations stem from a former Epic Records intern, Tracy Sampson, says that the singer began abusing her when she was 16-years-old after meeting him in 1999.
During the clip, Tracy spoke about a time when R. Kelly asked her for a kiss and she said no, so he asked for a hug and he allegedly kissed her anyway on the neck. She does claim that at some point she “fell in love” with him and they had a sexual relationship until she called things off. Take a look below: