Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse

Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse

According to USA Today, a Class X felony "could land Kelly in prison for six to 30 years should he be convicted on any of them".

The disgraced singer is now out on $1 million bond, but he's due back in court for his latest charges on June 6.

The 52-year-old, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, already had been facing 10 felony counts, filed in February, for the alleged abuse of four women.

The charges are labeled as Class X sex assault charges, which is the most serious class of felony in IL, murder withstanding.

The R&B singer was previously charged in February with aggravated sexual abuse involving four alleged victims, including at least three between the ages of 13 and 17.

The new charges pertain to a single victim, identified in the court filing by the initials "J.P". The additional charges are of lesser class with a max of seven years. In Illinois, this means Kelly's charges carry a potential prison sentence of 30 years or more, which many are pointing out is the most he's faced.

After his release, R. Kelly sat down with "CBS This Morning's" Gayle King for an explosive interview.

Neither a rep for Kelly nor a spokesperson for the Cook County State Attorney's Office immediately returned PEOPLE's request for comment.

Among other things, prosecutors allege that Kelly used force or threatened to do so to pressure the accuser into sex or to perform oral sex on him.

"We'll see what it is, and we'll deal with it accordingly", Kelly's attorney, Steven Greenberg, told the Chicago Sun-Times. He is due in court next week for the new case against him. Yes, I know his fans are mad about it.

Prior to Thursday's charges, the rapper was out on bail-despite a small hiccup and another bit of jail time for failing to pay child support.

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