Woman who posted bail for R Kelly says he's not a monster

R. Kelly's Bond Set At One Million Dollars

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R&B superstar R Kelly walked out of the Cook County Jail in Chicago on Monday after posting bail of a hundred thousand dollars. In the show, alleged victims and Kelly's close friends accuse the singer of abuse, predatory behavior and pedophilia.

Avenatti, who represents two Kelly victims, previously gave prosecutors video evidence of what he says shows the singer having sex with an underage girl.

'The victim also refers to herself as being 14 years of age repeatedly'. They allege that he met a 16-year-old girl who was celebrating her birthday at a restaurant, his manager was the one who her a business card with the singer's number on it, telling her that Kelly wanted her to call him.

On Monday, Avenatti said that he had the second tape and that he was handing it over to prosecutors. As with the sexual abuse and assault rumors that have followed Kelly throughout his almost three-decade-long career, the singer denied the accusations through his lawyer, Steve Greenberg.

Grammy-winning R&B star R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he sexually assaulted three teenage girls and a woman in alleged incidents dating back to 1998, weeks after a television documentary leveled new accusations against him.

Joycelyn Savage, right, arrives with Azriel Clary, left, to support R Kelly at a court hearing in Chicago. "He's been nothing but a gentleman to me..."

Avenatti told reporters that the second video involves the same victim, is about 55 minutes long and is from around 1999 or 2000.

R. Kelly, who turned himself in to police Friday night, spent the weekend in jail.

Avenatti, 48, says he is now representing seven clients - three alleged victims, two parents and two "whistleblowers" - in the investigation against Kelly, 52. As it was reported earlier, R. Kelly, real name Robert Sylvester Kelly, was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

He has reportedly struggled to pay the $100,000 bail required to leave Cook County Jail.

Kelly had been behind bars since his arrest on Friday. He was tried and acquitted of child pornography charges in 2008 after prosecutors said a graphic video showed him having sex with a girl as young as 13. Each count carries a maximum of 10 years in prison. Kelly, through his attorney, has denied the allegations. A judge on Saturday set his bond at $1 million, ordered him to surrender his passport and prohibited him to have contact with anyone under 18.

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