Scenes from Week 2 of the R. Kelly sex-trafficking trial
August 29, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) — The second week of the R. Kelly sex-trafficking trial in New York City proved to be an exercise by prosecutors to paint the "I Believe I Can Fly" R&B star as a man-child control freak and a compulsive sex offender who exploited vulnerable victims way less than half his age while ordering them to call him "Daddy."
Defense attorneys for the now 54-year-old entertainer, born Robert Sylvester Kelly, countered by seeking to portray the accusers as lying opportunists trying to leverage Kelly's fame.
Here are snapshots from week two of the case:
Two Kelly accusers, bot...