Modal close

Hi there!

Did you know that you can get our headlines, stories and web exclusives delivered to your inbox every day? Sign up for our Daily News Digest today! Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.

Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Ex-Manager of R. Kelly

HeadlineJan 10, 2019

CNN reports that police have issued an arrest warrant for James Mason, the former manager for pop star R. Kelly. Mason is accused of threatening to kill the father of Joycelyn Savage, who alleges R. Kelly is holding his daughter against her will in an abusive cult. A police report obtained by CNN quotes Mason as threatening Savage with the words, “I’m gonna do harm to you and your family, when I see you I’m gonna get you, I’m going to f—-ing kill you.” R. Kelly has been accused of sexual assault, predatory behavior and pedophilia for two decades but has never been criminally convicted. In Chicago, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx says her office is investigating “numerous” complaints against R. Kelly and has encouraged other victims to step forward.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Up arrowTop