R. Kelly taken into custody over unpaid child support

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American R&B singer R. Kelly has been taken into custody in Chicago over unpaid child support.

According to media reports, Kelly owes over $200,000 to his former wife Andrea Kelly and faced jail time if he didn't pay $161,633.

Kelly was transferred to the county jail and will have his next court hearing on March 13.

The singer is currently out on bail in a criminal case accusing him of aggravated abuse.

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