R. Kelly’s legacy is quite similar to that of Yankees great Alex Rodriguez. The two have have always been lauded for their sheer abilities. They also each have an insatiable need and want to be loved by the people. Yet, their hindrances and life choices trampled their chances of living in immortality. A-Rod fumbled on countless occasions with his steroids usage. R. Kelly’s infamous sex-tape and case involving an underaged girl tainted his once pristine musical image. Now, instead of riding away into the sunset like A-Rod, R. Kelly continues to play in the mud and stir the proverbial pot of controversy.
Meet R. Kelly’s 19-Year-Old Girlfriend
This past weekend, the 49-year-old crooner was spotted with his new young plaything, Halle Calhoun, in Atlanta. The 19-year-old appeared cozy with her new beau that is 30 years her senior in several pictures on Instagram. According to VH1, the two have been seeing each other for six months.
This isn’t Kelly’s first relationship with a young girl
Back in 1994, at 27, R. Kelly married a then 15-year-old songbird Aaliyah. Within the next year, the marriage was annulled. Then, who could forget about 2002?
Then in 2002…
Kells was charged with child pornography after video of him engaging in sexual acts with an underaged girl surfaced on the internet. For years, Kelly was ostracized for his lewd behavior, even though he adamantly said that the man in the video wasn’t him.