R&B singer R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse on Friday, and a no-bail arrest warrant has been issued, Chicago police said. Kelly has been accused of abusing several women and minors, with allegations spanning decades. The charges include allegations of abuse against minors between the ages of 13 and 16. Kelly has previously denied any wrongdoing. The singer has been accused of running a "cult" of "brainwashed" women he draws in by promising affection or mentorship, and he was dropped by his record label last month after a documentary highlighting the allegations brought increased scrutiny to his alleged actions.
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