Sex Trafficking Trial: YouTube bans R.Kelly


Popular streaming platform YouTube, has permanently banned popular singer Robert Sylvester Kelly (R. Kelly) from it’s platform.

He will no longer be able to publish new content or create new channels on the platform, YouTube said in a statement late Monday.

This is to further distance themselves from the singers ‘sex trafficking’ scandal.

The singer was convicted by a federal jury in September.

“We can confirm that we have terminated two channels linked to R. Kelly in accordance with our creator responsibility guidelines,” the spokesperson for YouTube said.

Unconfirmed reports have it that hos Facebook, Instagram and Twitter handle may have been affected as well.


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