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The "gulag" jail where R Kelly is being kept is apparently being sued for $100 million by R Kelly's attorneys.

At the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Brooklyn, after being jailed for 30 years for sex trafficking and child sexual abuse, the singer's lawyer, Jennifer Bonjean, announced his suicide on Friday. She claimed that the singer had been "illegally" placed on suicide watch.

There are no details on the damages sought, but the docket currently says Kelly is suing for $100 million (£83 million).

Ghislaine Maxwell, 60, a convicted sex trafficker, is being held in the same facility.

"This evening we sued the MDC Brooklyn for illegally detaining R. Kelly on suicide watch," Bonjean tweeted on Friday (01.07.22).

"R. Kelly is not suicidal," she added. A few hours after his sentencing hearing, he appeared to be in good spirits and ready to fight his appeal. The @BureauOfPrisons punished him by putting him on suicide watch."

Moreover, the lawyer told Fox News that the surveillance was "in violation of his Eighth Amendment rights".

"MDC Brooklyn is being run like a camp," she told NBC News. At the time of his sentencing, Mr. Kelly was in good mental health, acting responsibly, and willing to seek an appeal with my partner.

In most cases, a prisoner on suicide watch is housed in a basic cell and given a tear-resistant, one-piece smock to wear.

Increased monitoring by wardens is also common.

Second trial for Kelly – actual name Robert Sylvester Kelly – on allegations of possessing photos of child sex abuse will be held in August.

One of the most notorious pedophiles of our time was sentenced to 30 years in jail in New York on Wednesday for masterminding a conspiracy to sexually exploit young aspiring singers and youngsters under the age of 18.

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