Friday, June 13, 2008

R. Kelly Gets Off

Um, no pun intended.

R. Kelly was acquitted in his child porn case.

Given the evidence, I can't say that I'm surprised. The woman who is supposedly in the tape denied that it was her, plus there's the mole issue: R. Kelly has a large mole on his back and the man in the video does not.

One of the jurors said was positive that the man was R. Kelly but couldn't vote 'guilty' because the woman denied it was her.

Look, if he was having sex with a 13-year-old then, you know, ew. That's a problem. But the evidence in this case was weak at best, and I would say that "reasonable doubt" is an understatement.

Just because this involves possible statutory rape doesn't mean we can ignore the legal system and presume him guilty without proof.

I mean, I watch CSI. I've seen what will and won't stand up in court. Kidding.

1 comment:

Julia Hacker said...

I went to a body building competition and there were 14 year olds competing...they just wear string bikini, it seemed so wrong