R. Kelly Posts Bail, Should Be Out Of Jail 'Within An Hour,' Authorities Say

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Feb. 25 2019, Published 9:11 p.m. ET

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R. Kelly has posted bail and will be released from a Chicago jail "within an hour," authorities exclusively tell

The rapper, who is facing sex abuse charges, was booked on Saturday but unable to come up with $100,000 bail to be released after a bond court judge set bail at $1 million, requiring him to pay 10 percent.

As readers know, an attorney for R. Kelly entered a not guilty plea on the R&B singer’s behalf on Monday.

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Kelly, 52, was present in the Chicago courtroom Monday with his defense lawyer Steve Greenberg to face the 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse filed against him after he allegedly criminally sexually abused four females,  of whom at least three were between the ages of 13 and 17.

Kelly turned himself in to police on Friday night.

Multiple females alleged in the January 2019 docuseries Surviving R. Kelly that they were victims of the singer’s sex cult, intensifying the campaign to bring him to justice.

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Kelly has continuously denied any wrongdoing.

He is due back in court on Mar. 22.

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