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By The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. ̵
US Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Denise Albert told the Chicago Tribune that the April Spring Break Jam application was rejected on Thursday for safety concerns following protests outside Kelly's studio in Chicago. 19659007] Kelly has been under attack since broadcasting a lifelong documentary "Surviving R. Kelly". He denied all wrongdoing and was never convicted.
One reference Kelly made to hold two women against her will was Chicago police visited Friday at his residence at the Trump Tower in Chicago.
The officials interviewed Kelly and the women, but said they had found no evidence of misconduct.
Earlier this week, a Chicago radio station had s. It will not play R. Kelly's music after the lecturers reiterated the allegations against R & B singers.
LaMont Watts, CEO of Clubsteppin 95.1 FM, announced Wednesday that the station will stop all R's songs. Kelly in the face of allegations against Kelly.
A lawyer for Kelly in Chicago, Steven Greenberg, told NBC News on Wednesday that neither he nor Kelly had watched the documentaries.
"Over a decade ago, he was found innocent of misconduct," Greenberg said. "For people to accuse him now, they're just haters trying to ruin his career."