R. Kelly has reportedly filed a lawsuit towards the U.S. authorities, a number of Bureau of Prisons (BOP) staff and standard web character Tasha Okay, alleging they accessed an inside jail system and exploited his privateness.
Kelly, who’s at the moment incarcerated for a number of sex-related crimes dedicated within the Nineties, has alleged the aforementioned events labored collectively to entry his confidential data, together with electronic mail correspondence, personal phone calls and customer logs, TMZ reported Monday. Kelly claimed the data was collected with out his consent and shared with Tasha Okay, who then allegedly went on to weblog about and broadly share his confidential particulars.
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Kelly singled out three unnamed BOP officers who allegedly labored on the jail the place he was being held in Chicago whereas awaiting trial in that space, TMZ reported. He claimed that is when the employees accessed the interior jail system containing the delicate data, per the outlet.
Kelly’s lawyer, Jennifer Bonjean, urged a deal was struck between the jail officers and Tasha Okay to acquire insider details about the disgraced singer, which was then offered to the blogger, TMZ reported. Kelly and Bonjean imagine Tasha Okay offered money for the alleged transaction, with the intention of monetizing the content material by Tasha Okay’s social media channels, in response to the outlet.
R. Kelly is taking Uncle Sam to courtroom — ’trigger he claims federal jail officers leaked a bunch of his personal information to an Web blogger — who aired a whole lot of his laundry.
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Kelly has alleged Tasha used her substantial social media following to flow into unflattering details about him, per TMZ. Courtroom paperwork filed by the singer allege his fame was tainted, his privateness was invaded and that he has suffered from undue emotional stress on account of the purported privateness breach, in response to the outlet. (RELATED: REPORT: Disgraced Artist R. Kelly Will Turn out to be A Father Once more Whereas In Jail)
Kelly reportedly aired his grievances concerning the matter earlier than the lawsuit was filed. Tasha has come ahead denying any criminality on her half, per TMZ.
The story continues to unfold.