R. Kelly was handed a guilty verdict on Monday in his sex trafficking and racketeering case. Following the verdict, the singer issued a statement to his fans and supporters maintaining his innocence and that he will continue to fight for his freedom.
“To all my fans and supporters, I love you all and thank you for all the support,” Kelly wrote. “Today’s verdict was disappointing but I will continue to prove my innocence and fight for my freedom. #notguilty”
Kelly’s sentencing is scheduled for May 4 and he is facing anywhere from 10 years to life in prison for the charges.