R Kelly’s lawyers say the hardships of being jailed include being able to see just one of two previous live-in girlfriends at a time.
Singer R Kelly failed to show up for an initial court appearance in a case in which he is accused of offering a 17-year-old girl 200 dollars (£162) to take off her clothes and dance in 2001.
Jailed singer R Kelly has been moved into the general inmate population despite concern other inmates could try to hurt him because of his celebrity status and because he is accused of sexually assaulting minors, US prosecutors say.
R&B singer R Kelly has been charged with prostitution and solicitation for a 2001 allegation that he invited a 17-year-old girl to his hotel and paid her 200 dollars to dance naked with him.
R Kelly has pleaded not guilty to charges he sexually exploited young women and girls who attended his concerts.
A prosecutor has told a federal judge in Chicago that more charges and more defendants could be added to the case against R&B singer R Kelly that alleges child pornography and other crimes.
A judge has ordered R&B singer R Kelly to be transferred from Chicago to New York City for an August 2 hearing on federal sex charges.
A federal judge has ordered R Kelly to be held in a Chicago jail without bond on sex-related charges.
R Kelly has appeared in court after being arrested over claims he and members of his entourage recruited women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activity with the singer.
Singer R Kelly has been arrested on charges including child pornography and enticement of a minor, the US Attorney’s office said.