Brittney Griner Sentenced To 9 YEARS In Russian Prison Following Drug Smuggling Trial!

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been sentenced to nine years behind bars in a Russian prison on charges of smuggling drugs into the country. Wow. According to The New York Times on Thursday, the judge read the 31-year-old athlete her verdict about an hour after her lawyers and the prosecution presented their closing arguments in […]

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Man Who Killed Nicki Minaj’s Dad In Hit-And-Run Crash Sentenced To 1 Year In Jail

The man who caused the death of Nicki Minaj’s father will spend a year in the slammer. According to reports, Charles Polevich, the driver who killed Robert Maraj in a hit-and-run accident back in February 2021, was sentenced to serve one year in jail on Wednesday after pleading guilty to two felony charges. The 71-year-old […]

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Woman Sentenced To Prison After Making GoFundMe With FAKE Homeless Sob Story & Spending All The Money!

The woman who infamously created a phony viral sob story about a homeless vet giving her the last $20 he had is going to suffer some very real consequences. Katelyn McLure was ordered to serve one year in prison and then three years of supervised release at her sentencing hearing in a New Jersey courtroom […]

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R. Kelly Reportedly ENGAGED To Victim Joycelyn Savage Following Sex Trafficking Sentencing!

We did not see this coming! R. Kelly is reportedly engaged to one of the victims in his sex trafficking scandal! WHAAAT?! Joycelyn Savage made the shocking revelation in a letter sent to Judge Ann Donnelly just before Kelly’s sentencing last month — and her family reportedly didn’t even know about the engagement news! Related: […]

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Disgraced Cheer Star Jerry Harris Apologizes After Child Porn Sentencing: ‘I Do Not Deserve Forgiveness’

Jerry Harris is taking the first step towards making amends to his sex abuse victims. In case you missed it, the Cheer star was just sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography and one count of intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a […]

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R. Kelly Sentenced To 30 YEARS In Prison For Sex Trafficking Case!

R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years behind bars on Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly announced the decision in a Brooklyn federal courtroom after hearing from several survivors about how the musician used his fame to subject six female victims to sexual abuse, including the late singer Aaliyah. This sentencing comes nine months after […]

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Jeffrey Epstein Henchwoman Ghislaine Maxwell Gets Relatively SMALL Prison Sentence For Sex Trafficking!

[Warning: Potentially Triggering Content] Well, at least there’s a tiny modicum of justice for the many victims of Jeffrey Epstein today… but is it enough?? On Tuesday Ghislaine Maxwell, the infamous billionaire pedophile’s sometime paramour and right-hand woman, was sentenced to prison for her part in his underage sex trafficking ring. She was found guilty back […]

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Todd Chrisley & Wife Julie Are Hoping PRAYERS Can Keep Them Out Of Jail Following Fraud Conviction?!

Todd and Julie Chrisley are leaning into their faith BIG TIME as they await their sentencing! And it seems like they’re beginning to realize they’ll need A LOT of help to avoid 30 years of possible prison time! The Chrisley Knows Best stars were found guilty of tax evasion, bank and wire fraud, and conspiracy […]

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R. Kelly Faces Sentencing for Sex Trafficking; Prosecutors Ask for 25 Years or More

In September, notorious rapper and sexual predator R. Kelly was convicted of sex trafficking and racketeering.

This is a man who managed to evade consequences for many years, despite becoming almost synonymous with sexual abuse and grooming.

Federal prosecutors note that his conviciton on nine counts was a long time coming, and that sentencing should reflect the scope and severity of his crimes.

The court is being asked for R. Kelly to receive a sentence of more than 25 years.

R. Kelly will be sentenced on June 29, nine months after his conviction over decades of abuse.

On Thursday, federal prosecutors filed documents asking the court to sentence the disgraced rapper spend almost as many years behind bars as he spend evading justice.

“In light of the seriousness of the offenses,” the filing began.

The filing cited “the need for specific deterrence and the need to protect the public from further crimes of the defendant.”

As such, “the government respectfully submits that a sentence in excess of 25 years is warranted.”

This filing came from the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.

Prosecutors acknowledged how R. Kelly had been “relying on his fame, money, and popularity as an R&B recording star.”

He used his clout and resources “to both carry and conceal his crimes.”

“He continued his crimes and avoided punishment for them for almost 30 years,” prosecutors pointed out, “and must now be held to account.”

Prosecutors did not hold back, as their filing spans 31 pages.

Riding upon the strength of the evidence and Kelly’s conviction, they cite the “callous disregard” that he showed to his victims.

For many years, Kelly used abuse, grooming of minors, and manipulation to gain sexual access to women and girls, backed by financial leverage and a network of support.

Despite numerous accusations and even an infamous charge decades ago, Kelly never seemed to slow down.

As such, the serial predator “is unlikely to be deterred from further sexually abusing and exploiting children and others.”

If the court sides with prosecutors on sentencing, Kelly will be in his 70s by the time that he leaves prison … and even that will be complicated.

Kelly did not limit his reign of terror against women and girls to New York.

He has accusers from across the nation.

Minnesota state prosecutors are after him for crimes against a minor. Federal prosecutors in Illinois want him for child sexual-abuse material (CSAM) and obstruction.

The trial in Illinois is set for August.

In April of this year, his attorneys tried to delay sentencing in New York until his trial in August.

The delay tactic was clearly unsuccessful.

Kelly’s attorneys are also trying to limit his sentence to a mere 14 years.

However, given his overall lack of displaying any remorse for his actions, it is difficult to imagine the court being so lenient.

Prosecutors note that “the defendant’s decades of crime appear to have been fueled by narcissism and a belief that his musical talent absolved him” of his crimes.

There are many solid arguments to be made against every aspect of our justice system as it stands now, including mass incarceration.

Some people, however, do represent a clear and present danger to society, and have used their wealth and power to ruin lives in unthinkably brutal ways.

R. Kelly is one such person, and a jury of his peers confirmed that last year. Let us hope that the court’s sentence reflects the horrors that he has inflicted upon so many.

Stepdad Who Faked His Own Death To Escape Arrest For Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old Finally Sentenced — To SERIOUS Prison Time!

[Warning: Potentially Triggering Content] A Mississippi man who faked his own death to avoid the legal consequences of allegedly sexually assaulting his 14-year-old stepdaughter has finally been sentenced — and no wonder he was worried about the verdict! Jacob Blair Scott, a 45-year-old Purple Heart recipient for his service in Iraq, was found guilty of […]

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Anna Duggar Accused Of Manipulating Pastor’s Widow Into Writing Letter For Josh At Child Porn Sentencing

Josh Duggar‘s wife Anna is being accused of “manipulation” by getting the Duggar family pastor’s widow to write a letter to the judge prior to the disgraced reality TV star’s prison sentence on child porn charges. As we’ve been reporting, Anna and Josh’s mom, Michelle Duggar, were the only two immediate family members to write letters of […]

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Jason Duggar Says He’ll ‘Never Stop Loving’ Sex Offender Brother Josh After Child Porn Sentencing

Jason Duggar is speaking out in support of his brother, convicted child porn watcher Josh Duggar. On Thursday morning, the 22-year-old Counting On alum wrote a multi-post message and published it on his Instagram account, revealing his candid reaction to Josh’s recent 12-and-a-half-year prison sentence for receiving and possessing child pornography. Related: Josh Duggar’s Lawyer Objects To Him […]

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Amy Duggar Had The Darkest Take On Cousin Josh’s Child Porn Sentence: ‘The Prisoners Are Going To Take Care Of Him’

[Warning: Potentially Triggering Content] No one thinks Josh Duggar deserves to be punished more than Amy Duggar King. Hours after the 19 Kids and Counting star was sentenced to 12.5 years behind bars for receiving and possessing child porn (over 7 years less than the maximum sentence btw), his cousin took to Instagram to unload […]

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Jill Duggar & Derick Dillard React To Josh’s Child Porn Prison Sentence: ‘It Is Unfortunate’

Jill Duggar and her husband Derick Dillard are speaking out on Josh Duggar’s prison sentencing! As Perezcious readers know, the 19 Kids and Counting star was sentenced to 151 months in prison (about 12 and a half more years) after he was found guilty of receiving and possessing child porn on Wednesday. Now his most […]

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