R. Kelly's lawyer comes to his defense, again.
R. Kelly is currently fighting for his innocence which appears to be an upward battle. Over the weekend, his girlfriend and alleged sex slave, Azriel Clary, was set to meet with her family for the first time in years but those plans fell through. Many believed Kelly intervened and canceled the meeting with his lawyer is denying those rumors.
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Steve Greenberg, Kelly's lawyer, told TMZ that Clary's plan to finally meet with her parents weren't canceled because of R. Kelly. Greenberg said that the plans failed after she insisted on switching the location for the meeting at the last minute. She reportedly wanted to meet with her family at the Trump Tower Chicago in a conference room on the hotel side of the building. Greenberg said Clary suggested the location switch to the Trump Tower in order to have some sort of control over the massive amount of media she believed her parents would bring along with them for the meeting. She said she wanted control over who would be able to access the building.
The previous meeting point was at a hotel a block away from the Trump Tower. Greenberg said she made the switch a day ahead of when the initial meeting was supposed to go down. Greenberg shut down claims that Kelly was responsible for the botched plans.
Greenberg said that the family canceled the meeting once she said she wanted to change locations. Kelly was not going to be at the meeting.
The lawyer for Clary's family, Michael Avenatti, who was arrested today on extortion charges today, shared a statement about the canceled meeting.
"On Friday, R Kelly’s camp tried to abruptly change the terms of the meeting at which time my clients and I decided not to participate because the terms were not acceptable. We are now attempting to reschedule the meeting on agreeable terms so my clients can see their daughter."