After a legal drama with the Feds, R. Kelly is no longer on an extra restrictive watch

After a legal drama with the Feds, R. Kelly is no longer on an extra restrictive watch ...

R. Kelly has just won a brief legal battle against the federal government. According to recent reports, former R&B artist and convicted sexual predator R. Kelly is no longer under suicide watch.

The I Believe I Can Fly singer was placed on administrative leave following his sentence last week at a federal jail in Brooklyn, where he is currently being held. Following that, he filed a lawsuit against the jail, alleging that the monitor had violated his constitutional rights and caused severe mental distress.

In recently filed court papers obtained by TMZ, Heriberto H. Tellez, the warden of the Metropolitan Detention Center, claims that he decided to take Kelly off his suicide watch today following a clinical assessment. No other information was given regarding the assessment.

Kelly claimed in the lawsuit that he did not intend to kill himself. Kelly claimed that his fame justified him being placed in such difficult circumstances. The federal government initially filed a motion against the lawsuit, stating that they would evaluate Kelly clinically while he was on suicide watch.

Kelly was sentenced to a 30-year prison on federal charges of racketeering and sex trafficking on Wednesday. The defense lawyers for Kelly requested a sentence of up to 10 years in prison, while the prosecution requested a sentence of more than 25 years.

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