Report – R. Kelly Placed on Suicide Watch Says Lawyer

R. Kelly was reportedly placed on suicide watch following his sex crimes conviction last month.

According to a report by the Chicago Tribune, published on Wednesday (Oct. 20), one of Kelly’s attorneys, Steve Greenberg, told Chicago U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber during a preliminary hearing yesterday that the U.S. Bureau of Prisons placed the crooner on suicide watch.

It’s a common practice for federal prisons to place recently convicted prisoners under increased monitoring. However, Greenberg did not say whether or not Kelly had expressed any actual desire to harm himself. Nonetheless, the watch has since been lifted.

Additionally, Greenberg told judge Leinenweber that Kelly is looking to change his legal team for his New

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