On Wednesday, American R&B singer, R. Kelly was arrested and taken into custody over an unpaid child support to the tone of $161,663 .
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Kelly will have to pay the full amount before he will be released from jail.
TMZ reports that the ”Heaven I Need A Home” singer who is also facing 10 counts of aggravated s*xual abuse hasn’t covered the $161,633 he owes to his ex-wife, Drea Kelly, and his deadline was Wednesday at 10 AM Central Time.
It was also revealed that the D.A. could charge him criminally for failure to pay the support. Any amount over $20k is a felony.
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