R. Kelly Attorney Who Won Him Acquittal in Child Porn Case Reportedly Says Singer Was 'Guilty as Hell'

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The attorney who won an acquittal for R. Kelly on child pornography charges now reportedly says the singer was "guilty as hell." 

Lawyer Ed Genson says he was so convinced of Kelly’s guilt he made the singer take drugs to suppress his sex drive before the 2008 trial.

"He was guilty as hell! I'll tell you a secret; I had him go to a doctor to get libido-killing shots. That's why he didn't get arrested for anything else,” he told the Chicago-Sun Times

Genson is now 77 and gravely ill with bile duct cancer.

“He is basically dying and wanted to talk to someone,” Neil Steinberg of the Chicago-Sun Times said. “I prompted him. I said, 'Guilty as hell?' He said, 'Yeah! He was guilty as hell.'”

Meanwhile, there are more shocking moments from Gayle King's interview with Kelly. He repeatedly warns the journalist about her questions, saying, “Be careful, Gayle!” 

It happened when the “CBS This Morning” host asked him about his former girlfriend, Dominique Gardner. She and her mother were featured in the docu-series “Surviving R. Kelly.”

King appeared on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” Thursday night to talk about Kelly’s meltdown.

“It was very troubling to me to see him just fall apart,” she said. “I thought we were witnessing the self-destruction of a man having a breakdown, that's never a good thing to see — never!” 

Kelly is in a Chicago jail at the moment for failing to pay back child support. He's got a court date next Wednesday.

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