R Kelly should get at least 25 years in prison, prosecutors say

R Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem I Believe I Can Fly, deserves at least 25 years behind bars for sexually abusing women and girls, prosecutors said in a memo filed Wednesday in advance of his sentencing later this month.

A New York City jury found Kelly guilty of racketeering and multiple other counts last year at a sex-trafficking trial that was seen as a signature moment in the #MeToo movement. Prosecutors alleged that the entourage of managers and aides who helped Kelly meet girls – and ensure their obedience – amounted to a criminal enterprise.

Full Story: R Kelly should get at least 25 years in prison, prosecutors say | The Guardian

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