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R. Kelly's Lawyers Ask Judge to Fine & Jail Ex-Wife for Breaking Terms of Divorce

Mary Scott
Jul 04, 2019
08:50 P.M.
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R. Kelly’s lawyers are asking a Chicago judge to fine and jail the singer’s ex-wife Andrea “Drea” Kelly for breaking a confidentiality clause in their 2009 divorce agreement that prevents her from speaking against him publicly.

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Kelly’s attorney Steven Greenberg filed court documents on Tuesday, July 2. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Greenberg claims in the filing that Drea appeared "on countless media outlets disparaging Robert Kelly and making accusations and charges."

R. Kelly's mugshot by the Chicago Police Department. | Photo: Getty Images

R. Kelly's mugshot by the Chicago Police Department. | Photo: Getty Images

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Also pushing the argument that Drea has been profiting from all the public bashing of her ex-husband, Greenberg added in the documents:

“She [Drea] should further be required to disclose each and every appearance she has made where she has discussed Robert Kelly, divulge all income earned as a result thereof, be fined by this court an amount equal to or in excess of the amount she has earned from a breach of the agreement, and jailed.”

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Drea’s lawyer, in response, claimed that the “Happy People” singer had broken the confidentiality clause himself on many occasions.

Drea revealed earlier this year that Kelly stopped making child support payments as far back as June 2018

Kelly currently faces more than 20 sex-related counts in Cook County criminal courts with allegations of abuse and assault against women, including minors. He denies all wrongdoing.

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Kelly and Drea share three children – Joann (aka Buku Abi), Jay and Robert Jr. The former backup dancer for Kelly was one of the many alleged victims featured in an explosive Lifetime docu-series “Surviving R Kelly.”

The emotional three-part production investigates “the singer’s numerous allegations of sexual, mental, and physical abuse.”

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Kelly, 52, was jailed briefly in March for owing Drea over $160,000 in child support. In May, he handed her a check for $62,499.70 which covers payments for March, April, and May.

According to his publicist, Kelly has the amounts for June, July, and August set aside in an escrow account.

R. Kelly appears in family court over unpaid child support on March 9, 2019. | Photo: Getty Images

R. Kelly appears in family court over unpaid child support on March 9, 2019. | Photo: Getty Images

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Meanwhile, Drea, 45, revealed earlier this year that Kelly stopped making child support payments as far back as June 2018 and claimed it was because she went public with her abuse story.

“When I came out and told my story, that was the last time he paid support,” she said. “Because again, you can’t abuse me physically ... you can't abuse me emotionally ... so you abuse me financially.”

Drea currently stars in the WE tv reality series “Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta.”

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