R Kelly threatened to “f*** up” thought-about one among his victims sooner than assaulting her, consistent with newly submitted courtroom paperwork.
The prosecution throughout the intercourse-trafficking case in opposition to the 54-year-old singer – precise establish Robert Kelly – wants a recording of the incident to be admitted as proof.
In conserving with papers filed at a federal courtroom in Brooklyn, New York, the incident occurred in 2008.
On the tape, Kelly is claimed to be heard saying: “If you lie to me, I’m going to f*** you up.”
In a second video, the I Consider I Can Fly singer is heard threatening a woman from Florida typically generally known as “Jane Doe” and accusing her of stealing his Rolex watch.
“You better not ever… take from me again or I will be in Florida and something will happen to you,” he says, consistent with the paperwork. “You understand what I’m telling you?”
The submitting states that prosecutors wished Jane Doe to testify at Kelly’s trial, nevertheless decided in opposition to it after the woman “started to have panic attacks and appeared to have an emotional breakdown” as she listened to the tapes.
Kelly has denied racketeering and totally different costs accusing him of sexually abusing ladies, girls and boys by means of the course of his 30-year-career.
On Tuesday, the select throughout the case indicated she would allow the tapes to be used as proof in a trial which started last month.
Kelly allegedly suggested his victims he had cameras and totally different recording devices “everywhere” in his Chicago studio and totally different areas.
He has moreover been accused of recording sexual encounters with totally different victims.
On Monday, the courtroom heard from a witness that talked about she seen Kelly in a “sexual situation” with R&B singer Aaliyah spherical 1993 – when Aaliyah would have been spherical 13 or 14.
The witness – a former backing dancer for Kelly – added that he had intercourse alongside along with her when she was 15.
Beforehand, the jury heard that Kelly had acquired two fake IDs by the use of an employee so he might marry Aaliyah after he started to have intercourse alongside along with her whereas she was underage and thought she was pregnant.
A marriage licence submitted as proof falsely listed Aaliyah’s age as 18 and Kelly’s as 27.
Prosecutors have acknowledged that Kelly wished to utilize the later-annulled marriage to forestall Aaliyah testifying in opposition to him.
Kelly helped Aaliyah – full establish Aaliyah Dana Haughton – write her 1994 debut album Age Ain’t Nothing However A Quantity.
She later died aged 22 in 2001 in a airplane crash.