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Lawyer for R Kelly: “He’s a rock star, he doesn’t have to have nonconsensual sex”

Lawyer for R Kelly: “He’s a rock star, he doesn’t have to have nonconsensual sex”
  • Lawyer for R Kelly: “He’s a rock star, he doesn’t have to have nonconsensual sex” FWC: Lawyer for R Kelly: “He’s a rock star, he doesn’t have to have nonconsensual sex”

    R Kelly is facing a lengthy prison sentence of between 40 and 70 years after being charged with being charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. Now, further details of the allegations levied against Kelly have been unveiled in a bond proffer. The 52-year-old singer stands accused of assaulting four women, three of whom were underage, between 1998 and…

  • Essential Arts: Frank Gehry is turning 90 — but he's still got work to do FWC: Essential Arts: Frank Gehry is turning 90 — but he’s still got work to do

    It may be cold (OMG, SNOW!), but El Lay’s cultural heart is blazing. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with your week’s essential arts news: GEHRY AT 90 Frank Gehry will celebrate his 90th birthday Feb. 28 with a concert at Pierre Boulez Saal concert hall in Berlin,…

  • ABORTED Parts Ways With Guitarist Mendel Bij De Leij FWC: ABORTED Parts Ways With Guitarist Mendel Bij De Leij

    Mendel played with the band from 2012 to 2019. The post ABORTED Parts Ways With Guitarist Mendel Bij De Leij appeared first on Metal Injection.

  • Wreckage of missing plane found in Tehachapi Mountains; one confirmed dead, two others missing FWC: Wreckage of missing plane found in Tehachapi Mountains; one confirmed dead, two others missing

    Kern County search and rescue teams found the remains of one person near the wreckage of a missing plane in the Tehachapi Mountains on Saturday, but the search continues for two other passengers, authorities said. The twin-engine Beechcraft was on a flight from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles when…

  • From the archives: Stanley Donen made film sing but never got an Oscar nomination FWC: From the archives: Stanley Donen made film sing but never got an Oscar nomination

    Editor’s Note: Stanley Donen, co-director with Gene Kelly of “Singin’ in the Rain” and “On the Town,” and director of “Funny Face,” “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and many more classic films, died Thursday at age 94. On July 2, 2006, Susan King talked with film historians and experts about Donen,…

  • Boys’ basketball finals: Santa Margarita beats Chino Hills in OT for Division 1 title FWC: Boys’ basketball finals: Santa Margarita beats Chino Hills in OT for Division 1 title

    Sitting in his seat at Cal Baptist with an ankle in a cast and an IV in an arm feeding him antibiotics to combat a staph infection, Coley Kyman, the father of Santa Margarita’s Jake Kyman, was in pain throughout the Southern Section Division 1 final against Chino Hills on Saturday. Then he saw…

  • High school soccer: Saturday's Southern Section championship results FWC: High school soccer: Saturday’s Southern Section championship results

    SOUTHERN SECTION SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday Boys’ Division 1: San Clemente 1, Cathedral 0 Boys’ Division 2: Arlington 1, Long Beach Cabrillo 0 Boys’ Division 3: El Segundo 2, West Torrance 1 Boys’ Division 4: Rialto 2, Troy 0 Boys’ Division 6: Pasadena Marshall 3, La Puente 2 Boys’ Division…

  • Women take Catholic bishops to task at Vatican abuse summit FWC: Women take Catholic bishops to task at Vatican abuse summit

    A prominent Nigerian nun blasted the culture of silence that has long kept clergy sexual abuse hidden in the Catholic Church, telling Catholic leaders Saturday that they must transparently admit their mistakes to restore trust among the faithful. A Mexican journalist followed up, telling the bishops…

  • Pac-12 basketball: Washington earns share of conference title, beats Colorado 64-55 FWC: Pac-12 basketball: Washington earns share of conference title, beats Colorado 64-55

    Matisse Thybulle had 17 points, six steals and five blocked shots, Jaylen Nowell added 12 points, and Washington claimed a share of the Pac-12 regular season title with a 64-55 win over Colorado on Saturday night. The Huskies (22-5, 13-1 Pac-12) won for the 15th time in 16 games and claimed a share…

  • Rams to add Zac Robinson as assistant quarterbacks coach, source says FWC: Rams to add Zac Robinson as assistant quarterbacks coach, source says

    With quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor having moved on to become coach of the Cincinnati Bengals, the Rams will add Zac Robinson to the coaching staff as an assistant quarterbacks coach, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Shane Waldron is the pass-game coordinator and also has been given…

  • Girls' basketball finals: Windward defeats Sierra Canyon 73-58 in Southern Section Open Division FWC: Girls’ basketball finals: Windward defeats Sierra Canyon 73-58 in Southern Section Open Division

    Windward coach Vanessa Nygaard said Saturday night she was so bored she counted the number of days since her basketball team lost to Chatsworth Sierra Canyon by nine points in a league game. It was 28 days ago. “We didn’t feel good about where we were at that time, but it’s a testament to the girls…

  • The Oscars are almost here and that means street closures in Hollywood FWC: The Oscars are almost here and that means street closures in Hollywood

    The Oscars are almost here, and that means streets around the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood are off-limits to the public until next week. The 91st annual Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday beginning at 5 p.m. PST on ABC. Hollywood Boulevard will remain closed in both directions from El…