R. Kelly’s Lawyer From 2008 Trial Says He Was "Guilty As Hell"


Oh, what a tangled, messy internet this R. Kelly drama is weaving. In 2008 throughout Kelly’s legal case the place he was going through fees of kid pornography, the singer’s lead legal professional was a person named Ed Genson. A yr and a half in the past, Genson was identified with terminal bile most cancers and given solely 90 days to dwell, and as he prepares for his demise, the previous training lawyer has a couple of issues he’d prefer to get off of his chest.

“I’ve been a lawyer 54 years,” Genson advised the Chicago-Sun Times. “Ninety-nine p.c legal instances. I’ve represented entertainers, represented individuals linked to organized crime, represented skilled criminals. I’ve represented responsible individuals, I characterize harmless individuals. I can say no matter I need, however we’ve acquired to do it quick. It can be good to get it down so any person is aware of in addition to me.”

Genson not solely spilled the tea, he poured it everywhere in the desk and threw the cup in opposition to the wall. “When I represented Kelly in Florida, they set the bond at a $1 million,” he stated. “We paid the bondsman $100,000. He was out on bond on the Florida case for 3 days and so they made $100,000. Because he needed to fly again to Chicago as a result of they have been going to arrest him right here.”

“He was responsible as hell!” Genson proclaimed. “I don’t suppose he’s achieved something inappropriate for years. I’ll let you know a secret: I had him go to a physician to get pictures, libido-killing pictures. That’s why he didn’t get arrested for the rest.” Genson additionally believes that Kelly solely did a tv interview to tamper with a future potential jury. “He is. I’m attempting to determine why he did it. I don’t know whether or not his lawyer is an fool. He could be.”

“I didn’t facilitate him. He had already achieved what he’d achieved,” Genson stated. “I did facilitate him within the sense I saved him out of bother for 10 years. I used to be vetting his data. I listened to them, which of them would make a choose mad.” Genson additionally talked about that he made Kelly rewrite lyrics to his songs as a result of he knew court docket would choose him for them. “I used to be using within the automobile, listening to a tune and stated, ‘Are you loopy? This is all I would like.’ He re-wrote it…Ignition,” Genson stated. “It’s a tune associated to a man driving round in a automobile along with his girlfriend. It was initially a highschool teacher in a category instructing individuals how you can drive a automobile. I modified the phrases.”