R. Kelly Trial: Relatives And Former Friend Identify Girl, Kelly As People In Sex Tape

Robert Kelly under fire

OK, now we would be the time to utilize those flying skills Kells always seems to talk about. Things got ugly in Chicago yesterday as witnesses (including Sparkle) piled on and painted Robert Kelly as a delusional liar. Look homey, the trend for ’08 is sending “black” stars to the penile for a long, long time. Now would be the time to negotiate a surrender, the gig is up.

MTV Wrap UP:

Sitting on the witness stand, a 24-year-old woman named Simha Jamison told the court how she was able to identify the girl on the sex tape at the heart of R. Kelly’s child-pornography trial: They were best friends.

She also said the man on the tape is Kelly.

Jamison was among a string of witnesses on Wednesday (May 21) who identified the girl and Kelly on the sex tape, as Jamison’s legal guardian, Peter Thomas, and two of the girl’s relatives also took the stand. The girl’s uncle, Ben Edwards Sr., and her aunt, Edwards’ former wife and Chicago police officer Delores Gibson, both testified that they first saw the tape at a December 2001 family meeting held by Ben’s sister, Stephanie “Sparkle” Edwards, to discuss legal options. That was about a month and a half before an anonymous copy was sent to the Chicago Sun-Times.
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