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R. Kelly demanded sex before granting audition – 17-year-old accuser says

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Robert Kelly popularly known as R. Kelly reportedly ‘peer-pressured a former girlfriend into having oral sex with him when she was 17’, a court has heard.

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The 54-year-old’s federal trial for racketeering and sex trafficking charges continued for the fourth day in Brooklyn, New York, with Kelly denying the charges. While the prosecution plans on presenting evidence that Kelly allegedly abused 22 victims, the charges laid out in the indictment center around six alleged victims.

Monday saw the second witness, known in Kelly’s indictment as Jane Doe #5, testify in Brooklyn’s Federal District Court as she claimed the pair’s first sexual encounter happened when she thought she was meeting him for an audition. Unlike the first accuser Jerhonda Pace, the witness testified under a pseudonym because of privacy concerns, and her real name does not appear in court records.

, R. Kelly demanded sex before granting audition – 17-year-old accuser says, Frederick Nuetei

Jane Doe 5, who is now 23, previously defended the singer publicly as recently as 2019, even as claims against him mounted, but later made her own accusations of sexual and physical abuse. She told jurors she had been eager to meet R. Kelly when she was 17 because she hoped the R&B superstar could help launch her career as a singer. According to Jane Doe 5, when she arrived at Kelly’s hotel for an audition, the singer was interested in only sex.

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Jane Doe 5 said that Mr. Kelly told her that he needed to relieve himself sexually before she began to sing.

‘I was against it — I told him I did not come to please him,’ she said. ‘He continued to persist and told me I didn’t have to do anything, just to take off my clothes.’

As Kelly’s pressure continued, Jane Doe 5, who had told him that she was 18, told jurors that she acquiesced and allowed the entertainer to perform a sex act on her.

, R. Kelly demanded sex before granting audition – 17-year-old accuser says, Frederick Nuetei

He told her that if she agreed, he would allow her to audition — and would ‘take care of me for life,’ she testified. ‘I didn’t necessarily care for that. I just wanted to sing.’

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In the months that followed, Jane Doe 5 claimed she started to experience severe pain whenever they had sex.

She stated: ‘I would have discomfort in my pelvis and lower abdomen. It got to the point where I couldn’t even physically walk.’ The pain became so bad that Kelly eventually scheduled a doctor’s appointment for Jane Doe 5, at which point she learned that she had contracted vaginal herpes. Jane Doe 5 claimed Grammy-award-winning singer was ‘agitated’ when she revealed her diagnosis and insisted that she could have gotten the disease months before they met, but she told him she had only ever been intimate with him.

This man purposely gave me something he knew he had had. That he could have controlled,’ Jane Doe 5 said angrily on the stand, as Kelly sat emotionless.

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During the trial, prosecutors will attempt to argue that the Grammy-winning singer ran a criminal scheme in which women and underage girls were recruited to engage in sexual activity with him. 

Kelly, was first arrested on sex-related charges in 2002 after a video, allegedly showing him having sex with a 14-year-old girl, was sent to the Chicago Sun-Times, but he was acquitted in 2008 after lengthy delays. The trial is occurring before an anonymous jury of seven men and five women.

Following multiple delays mostly due to the pandemic, the trial continues under coronavirus precautions restricting the press and the public to overflow courtrooms with video feeds. The musician is currently facing accusations of sexual exploitation of children and has pleaded not guilty to the charges in the states of Illinois, New York, and Minnesota.

SOURCE: metro.co.uk

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Full list of 2021 Emmy winners

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The 73rd Annual Emmy Awards took place Sunday in Los Angeles, bringing together the brightest TV talent in Hollywood, and probably James Corden too.

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Awards aren’t important, but it’s still pretty cool to win. So who took home Emmys gold? Read on for the full list of winners.

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Aidy Bryant, Saturday Night Live

Hannah Einbinder, Hacks

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Rosie Perez, The Flight Attendant

Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live

Juno Temple, Ted Lasso

Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso – WINNER

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Hacks

Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso – WINNER

Brendan Hunt, Ted Lasso

Nick Mohammed, Ted Lasso

Paul Reiser, The Kominsky Method

Jeremy Swift, Ted Lasso

Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live

Bowen Yang, Saturday Night Live

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton

Kathryn Hahn, WandaVision

Moses Ingram, The Queen’s Gambit

Julianne Nicholson, Mare Of Easttown – WINNER

Jean Smart, Mare Of Easttown

Phillipa Soo, Hamilton

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Thomas Brodie Sangster, The Queen’s Gambit

Daveed Diggs, Hamilton

Paapa Essiedu, I May Destroy You

Jonathan Groff, Hamilton

Evan Peters, Mare Of Easttown – WINNER

Anthony Ramos, Hamilton

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

The Boys (Episode: “What I Know”), Written by Rebecca Sonnenshine (Prime Video)

The Crown (Episode: “War”), Written by Peter Morgan (Netflix) – WINNER

The Handmaid’s Tale (Episode: “Home”), Written by Yahlin Chang (Hulu)

Lovecraft Country (Episode: “Sundown”), Written by Misha Green (HBO)

The Mandalorian (Episode: “Chapter 13: The Jedi”), Written by Dave Filoni (Disney+)

The Mandalorian (Episode: “Chapter 16: The Rescue”), Written by Jon Favreau (Disney+)

Pose (Episode: “Series Finale”), Written by Steven Canals, Brad Falchuk, Our Lady J, Janet Mock, and Ryan Murphy (FX)

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Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Bridgerton (Episode: “Diamond of the First Water”), Directed by Julie Anne Robinson (Netflix)

The Crown (Episode: “Fairytale”), Directed by Benjamin Caron (Netflix)

The Crown (Episode: “War”), Directed by Jessica Hobbs (Netflix) – WINNER

The Handmaid’s Tale (Episode: “The Wilderness”), Directed by Liz Garbus (Hulu)

The Mandalorian (Episode: “Chapter 9: The Marshal”), Directed by Jon Favreau (Disney+)

Pose (Episode: “Series Finale”), Directed by Steven Canals (FX)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Aunjanue Ellis, Lovecraft Country

Emerald Fennell, The Crown

Gillian Anderson, The Crown – WINNER

Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown

Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Tale

Samira Wiley, The Handmaid’s Tale

Madeline Brewer, The Handmaid’s Tale

Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Chris Sullivan, This is Us

Michael K Williams, Lovecraft Country

John Lithgow, Perry Mason

Tobias Menzies, The Crown – WINNER

O-T Fagbenle, The Handmaid’s Tale

Max Minghella, The Handmaid’s Tale

Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid’s Tale

Giancarlo Esposito, The Mandalorian

Best Writing for a Variety Series

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – WINNER

Saturday Night Live

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Amber Ruffin Show

A Black Lady Sketch Show

Best Variety Talk Series

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Conan

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – WINNER

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

A Black Lady Sketch Show

Saturday Night Live – WINNER

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series

The Flight Attendant (Episode: “In Case of Emergency”), Written by Steve Yockey

Girls5eva (Episode: “Pilot”), Written by Meredith Scardino

Hacks (Episode: “There Is No Line”), Written by Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, and Jen Statsky – WINNER

PEN15 (Episode: “Play”), Written by Maya Erskine

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Ted Lasso (Episode: “Make Rebecca Great Again”), Written by Joe Kelly, Brendan Hunt, and Jason Sudeikis

Ted Lasso (Episode: “Pilot”), Written by Jason Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence, Brendan Hunt, and Joe Kelly

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series

B Positive (Episode: “Pilot”), Directed by James Burrows

The Flight Attendant (Episode: “In Case of Emergency”), Directed by Susanna Fogel

Hacks (Episode: “There Is No Line”), Directed by Lucia Aniello – WINNER

Mom (Episode: “Scooby-Doo Checks and Salisbury Steak”), Directed by James Widdoes

Ted Lasso (Episode: “Biscuits”), Directed by Zach Braff

Ted Lasso (Episode: “The Hope that Kills You”), Directed by MJ Delaney

Ted Lasso (Episode: “Make Rebecca Great Again”), Directed by Declan Lowney

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy

Aidy Bryant, Shrill

Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant

Allison Janney, Mom

Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish

Jean Smart, Hacks
– WINNER

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, black-ish

Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method

William H. Macy, Shameless

Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso
– WINNER

Kenan Thompson, Kenan

Outstanding Competition Program

The Amazing Race

Nailed It!

RuPaul’s Drag Race

– WINNER

Top Chef

The Voice

Governor’s Award

Debbie Allen

Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series/Movie

Hamilton, Directed by Thomas Kail

I May Destroy You (Episode: “Ego Death”), Directed by Sam Miller and Michaela Coel

I May Destroy You (Episode: “Eyes Eyes Eyes Eyes”), Directed by Sam Miller

Mare of Easttown, Directed by Craig Zobel

The Queen’s Gambit, Directed by Scott Frank

– WINNER

The Underground Railroad, Directed by Barry Jenkins

WandaVision, Directed by Matt Shakman

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series/Movie

I May Destroy You, Written by Michaela Coel

– WINNER

Mare of Easttown, Written by Brad Ingelsby

The Queen’s Gambit, Written by Scott Frank

WandaVision (Episode: “All-New Halloween Spooktacular!”), Written by Chuck Hayward and Peter Cameron

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WandaVision (Episode: “Filmed Before a Live Studio Audience”), Written by Jac Schaeffer

WandaVision (Episode: “Previously On”), Written by Laura Donney

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You

Cynthia Erivo, Genius: Aretha

Elizabeth Olsen, WandaVision

Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen’s Gambit

Kate Winslet, Mare of Easttown – WINNER

Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Paul Bettany, WandaVision

Hugh Grant, The Undoing

Ewan McGregor, Halston – WINNER

Lin Manuel-Miranda, Hamilton

Leslie Odom Jr, Hamilton

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Emma Corrin, The Crown

Olivia Colman, The Crown – WINNER

MJ Rodriguez, Pose

Jurnee Smollett, Lovecraft Country

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale

Uzo Aduba, In Treatment

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K Brown, This Is Us

Jonathan Majors, Lovecraft Country

Josh O’Connor, The Crown – WINNER

Regé-Jean Page, Bridgerton

Billy Porter, Pose

Matthew Rhys, Perry Mason

Best Live Variety Special

Celebrating America – An Inauguration Night Special

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards

The Oscars

The Super Bowl LV Halftime Show

Stephen Colbert’s Election Night 2020 – WINNER

Best Pre-Recorded Variety Special

8:46 — Dave Chappelle

A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote

Bo Burnham: Inside

David Byrne’s American Utopia

Friends: The Reunion

Hamilton – WINNER

Best Comedy Series

Black-ish

Cobra Kai

Emily in Paris

The Flight Attendant

Hacks

The Kominsky Method

PEN15

Ted Lasso – WINNER

Best Drama Series

The Boys

Bridgerton

The Crown – WINNER

The Handmaid’s Tale

Lovecraft Country

The Mandalorian

Pose

This Is Us

Best Limited Series

I May Destroy You

Mare of Easttown

The Queen’s Gambit – WINNER

The Underground Railroad

WandaVision

Source: Mashable.com

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Wizkid tagged “The guy Drake and Beyoncé call up whenever they need a hit” by US magazine

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Nigerians have stormed the Instagram page of GQ magazine after it made a post about their favourite singer Wizkid. 

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A renowned American magazine called GQ recently interviewed the Nigerian singer and they shared a snippet of their chat with Wizkid on their Instagram page. In the caption that accompanied the post, the magazine described Wizkid as the guy Drake and Beyoncé call up whenever they need a continent-spanning smash hit.

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Wizkid featured on Beyonce’s Brown Skin Girl music which won numerous awards including at the recently-concluded MTV Video Music Awards. The Nigerian singer’s 2017 collaborated with Drake & Kyla on “One Dance” earned numerous awards. Read GQ’s post below: 

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