R. Kelly is said to have formed an unlikely friendship with the man accused of shooting on the subway in Brooklyn while in prison.
According to a New York Daily News reports, published Saturday (May 14), R. Kelly and defendant Brooklyn Subway Shooter, Frank James, are said to have become friends at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, NY Three Insiders at the facility told the publication that both Kells and James have. as well as in prison. Since both men are considered high-risk prisoners, they are being housed in the same unit.
“Both are very compatible. They actually sit together and eat together,” a source revealed. Another insider, familiar with the situation, told the newspaper: “They talk about TV shows. They hang out to rec together. They are shoots. “
As you may know, Kelly has been convicted of many crimes, including sex trafficking, and is awaiting sentencing, while James is awaiting trial for his role in the mass shooting on the train. N on April 12. Both men were not in the same cell. Kelly has her own room, while James has a roommate in his cell, according to a source.
R. Kelly’s attorney, Jennifer Bonjean, told New York Daily News that the R&B creator has no control over who he befriends at MDC. “Mr. Kelly has no control over who he is with,” she said. “A friend is someone you voluntarily hang out with.”
James’s attorney declined to comment on Kelly’s friendship with James.
Interestingly, many insiders at MDC told the paper that R. Kelly spends time singing to lift spirits. A source is said to have recounted that the glamorous singer once improvised a cappella cappella of his hit “I Believe I Can Fly” while wearing prison work clothes. Kells also occasionally sings in his cell, making everyone happy at the facility. “He’s performing live and all,” said one insider.
R. Kelly’s sentence is set for June 15. The singer faces life in prison without parole.
XXL has reached out to R. Kelly’s attorney and representatives at the Metropolitan Detention Center for comment.
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