Accuser: R. Kelly Gave Me Bruises From Spankings When I Defied His ‘Rules’


    Scott Olson/GettyOne of R. Kelly’s accusers broke down on the stand Monday as she recalled the abuse she endured from the disgraced singer during their five-year relationship, describing how he “purposely” gave her herpes and spanked her until she bruised if she disobeyed him.“He would leave bruises and it would sometimes make my skin tear,” Jane Doe 5 told jurors in Brooklyn federal court at Kelly’s racketeering and sex crimes trial, adding that Kelly would dole out the vile punishment every two to three days. The woman, who was identified in court as Jane Doe 5, told jurors that she met Kelly at a hotel when she was a 17-year-old high school student, after one of his concerts in Orlando, Florida. During that first meeting, Kelly “peer-pressured” her into letting him perform oral sex on her, she testified. After that, Jane Doe 5, who had told Kelly she was 18, met up with the singer at several of his concerts across the country.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here


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