Legal woes of R. Kelly has taken a new turn as the R&B singer was arrested in on Thursday (July 11th) in Chicago on federal sex crime charges.

According to NBC News, New York City police detectives and investigators from the Department of Homeland Security arrested Kelly and will take him to back to New York with further information explained Friday (July 12th).

Kelly who has been dealing with sexual abuse allegations since the late 90's has denied all allegations as his spokesman wasn't available for comment.

In May R. Kelly was charged with 11 counts of sexual assault and abuse where he pleaded not guilty.

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