R&B singer, R. Kelly has been taken into custody on Wednesday, 6th of March, 2019 after refusing to heed the judge’s order which is to pay more than $161,000 in child support.
The sound of digital clicks was the order of the day as news reporters and photographers found their way to watch R. Kelly as he made his way through security screening before the hearing began.
More than an hour after, he entered the closed court hearing and was led away in handcuffs. He was found for being disobedient and disrespectful to the court order
According to a report, the judge warned Kelly just last month that if he fails to pay the child support, he would be facing jail time
He must pay $161,663 to be released from jail.
His next court date is Wednesday, March 13th 2019.