After being sentenced to 30 years in prison for the sex trafficking of young people, American singer R. Kelly was placed in solitary confinement on Friday.
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However, his lawyer, Jennifer Bonjean, says he is not suicidal.
The 55-year-old man would have been isolated in the prison where he is being held since he is known, rapporteur Ms. Bonjean, after having discussed with prosecutors.
“It’s a punishment for being famous and it’s horrible. To put someone in it is not necessary,” she believes.
Found guilty in September 2021, the ex-star was sentenced on Wednesday.