R. KELLY JAIL LOOMS … After Failing to Pay Child Support
R. Kelly may be jailed again, and soon … after missing child support payments that have already landed him in jail once before.
The singer has missed his last 2 months of child support payments to his ex, Drea Kelly. He’s required to pay $20,833 a month to his ex.
Kelly was sent to jail in early March after racking up a $161,633 delinquency … this after he was arrested for sexual abuse charges.
Kelly was announce released after he paid the debt after someone covered his tab. After getting out, Kelly went back to court and asked a judge to lower the $20k amount, Saying he could no longer afford it. The judge said he’d hear arguments but that won’t happen until May 8. In the meantime, he owes $20k+ a month and it’s clear … the judge stands business.
We broke the story … Kelly was given $22k for a 1-hour nightclub performance in Illinois earlier this month which Drea was totally cool with … telling the media to take it easy on him while he tries to make some money. Turns out, he didn’t turn over the loot.
So far, no arrest warrant, but that seems to be only a matter of time