Mystery person writes $160k check to get R. Kelly out of jail

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R. Kelly has walked out of a Chicago jail after an anonymous person paid the $161,633 that the R&B singer owed in child support.

The person, who officials say does not want to be publicly identified, handed over the check on Saturday to the Cook County clerk's office for the full amount that Kelly needed to be released from jail.

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Kelly had been in jail for three days after a judge ordered that he be taken into custody when he was unable to come up with the entire amount he owed his ex-wife Andrea Lee.

A copy of Kelly's bond slip where a person putting up money writes their name and relationship to the inmate was left blank on Saturday.

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Cook County Chief Policy Officer Cara Smith said the person wanted to remain anonymous.

Two weeks earlier, Kelly walked free from the same jail after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse pertaining to three girls and a woman.

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A 47-year-old Chicago businesswoman, who was later identified as Valencia Love, posted his $100,000 bail.

On his bond slip in that instance, Love identified herself as Kelly's 'friend'.

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Fox 32 News reporter Tia A. Ewing said on Saturday that Love had told her she would have left her relationship blank last time if she had known the drama that would follow from helping her friend.

Love, who met Kelly on a local cruise on Lake Michigan last September, owns the Love on the Blu restaurant outside Chicago and also run a nearby childcare facility called the Lord and Child Christian Daycare Center.

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Multiple bomb threats were called into the childcare center after it was revealed that Love put up the money for Kelly's initial bond.

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