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Accused pedophile singer R. Kelly was denied bail by a Brooklyn judge Wednesday.

The “I Believe I Can Fly” crooner, who faces sex trafficking and other raps in federal court in both the borough and Chicago, had asked to be freed while awaiting trial. His lawyers argued that he doesn’t have any money to flee even if he wanted to.

But Brooklyn federal Judge Ann Donnelly, in denying the bail request, noted at Wednesday’s hearing that Kelly is accused of committing crimes involving “very young girls,” his finances are “murky, to say the least” and the proposed home detention “certainly would do nothing to deter him” from intimidating witnesses.

Kelly was not in court.

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The Chainsmokers
The Chainsmokers & JAJA Tequila hosted a party to celebrate their partnership and launch of new Añejo! Alex and Drew are both huge fans of tequila and have been passionate about creating a spirit of their own – after realizing the undertaking it would require they looked to one of their favorite brands, JAJA Tequila. (Photo Credit: Michael Simon)
MAXIM Sept/Oct Issue Party at sbe Hotspot Nightingale Hosted by Vita Sidorkina
AnnaLynne McCord was spotted at MAXIM Magazine’s Sept./ Oct. Issue Release Party at sbe hotspot Nightingale, Hosted by Cover model Vita Sidorkina, while wearing a fringe number by Mark Zunino. (Photo Credit: startraksphoto.com/ Michael Simon)
MAXIM Sept/Oct Issue Party at sbe Hotspot Nightingale Hosted by Vita Sidorkina
The MAXIM Sept/Oct Issue Party at sbe hotspot Nightingale hosted by Vita Sidorkina. PICTURED: Alex Landi (Photo Credit: startraksphoto.com/ Michael Simon)

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RED CARPET PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Kristen Stewart at the Seberg” Premiere – 15th Zurich Film Festival

"Seberg" Premiere - 15th Zurich Film Festival
Kristen Stewart attends the “Seberg” premiere during the 15th Zurich Film Festival at Kino Corso on October 02, 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for ZFF)

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