R Kelly pleads with court to release him saying he's likely diabetic, prone to COVID-19

R Kelly pleads with court to release him saying he's likely diabetic, prone to COVID-19

- His lawyer filed documents asking the judge to release his client pending his trial

- The lawyer claimed the Bureau of Prisons failed to disclose his client's medical report from March showing he is "likely diabetic"

- According to the documents, Kelly has high cholesterol and high blood pressure thus leaving him a vulnerable position to catch COVID-19 while in prison at MCC Chicago

- The judge is yet to make a decision on whether to release the singer after two failed attempts

Singer R Kelly is not giving up on his bid to get out of jail on bond even after his previous pleas were denied.

Kelly has made yet another plea to the judge to let him out of jail, but this time he claims he has proof he is at risk of contracting COVID-19.

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According to reports by TMZ, his lawyer filed documents asking the judge to release his client pending his trial.

In the documents obtained by TMZ, the lawyer claimed the Bureau of Prisons failed to disclose his client's medical report from March showing he is "likely diabetic."

From the documents, the lawyer claimed Kelly has high cholesterol and high blood pressure thus leaving him a vulnerable position to catch COVID-19 while in prison at MCC Chicago.

The judge is yet to make a decision on whether to release the singer after two failed attempts.

In another similar story, Legit.ng previously reported that footballer Ronaldinho bid farewell to his inmates amid tears in a barbecue party in the Paraguay prison after he was released and placed under proper house arrest.

The former Barcelona star spent 32 days in prison after being charged along with his brother for entering the country with fake documents. And once the news of the release of the Brazilian legend got to prison, a barbecue party was arranged to say bid him his final goodbye.

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Ronaldinho will be placed at a four-star hotel in the Paraguayan capital, Asuncion before a date for a new trial will be set.

The 40-year-old was loved by his fellow prisoners where they played football together and won the in-house competition.

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