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R. Kellyâs attorney backs off request for singer to travel to Dubai to perform at concerts

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R. Kelly‘s lawyer believes that the recent developments in the Jussie Smollett case could come at the expense of his client getting a fair shake. According to Steven Greenberg, prosecutors in Cook County are probably looking to land a big win after taking the L with the Empire actor.

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TMZ reports:

Steven Greenberg tells TMZ … the outcome of Jussie’s criminal case in Cook County — in which all 16 felony charges against him were dropped by the State’s Attorney — might be damaging for Kelly … especially when it comes to a possible plea bargain.

He says, “I think it makes it more difficult for a friendly disposition because they’re going to be extremely reluctant to admit they brought these cases with scant evidence or that there are any other problems.”

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Greenberg adds State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and her team may now view Kelly’s case as a chance to redeem themselves after taking such intense heat from the City of Chicago and for that matter the nation for their decision to cut the actor loose.

SEE ALSO: “Why Did This Happen To Me?” R. Kelly’s Ex-Hair Braider Said Singer Tried To Force Oral Sex & Spat On Her [VIDEO]

Cook County officials seem poised to press on with the Kelly case, with the singer facing 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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