R. Kelly Hires Bill Cosby's Lawyer to Help With Sex Crimes Appeal

R. Kelly is hoping to get his recent racketeering and sex crimes conviction overturned with the assistance of the attorney who helped Bill Cosby get released on appeal for the comedian’s sex abuse case earlier this year.

Earlier today (Oct. 29), New York-based attorney Jennifer Bonjean filed paperwork to be part of Kelly’s appeal team, XXL has confirmed via federal court documents. Bonjean will lead Kelly’s legal team, which will attempt to get the disgraced singer a new trial or appeal if need be. In court, Bonjean requested a 60-day extension for post-trial motions.

“I am becoming increasingly concerned with how the government is abusing the RICO statute in order to

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