The Illinois representatives refused to approve a concert to be hosted by R. Kelly in Springfield and raised security concerns after protests outside the singer's studio in Chicago in this week. Denise Albert (19659003), a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Agriculture, told the Chicago Tribune that the application for the "Spring Break Jam" was rejected in April on Thursday. Albert said the decision was not due to the recent broadcast of a lifelong documentary "".
The singer has deniedinvolving women and minor girls.
A clue that Kelly was holding two women against her will prompted the Chicago police to pay a visit to the Trump Tower in Chicago on Friday. Officers interviewed Kelly and the women, but found no evidence of misconduct.
Earlier this week, his lawyer Steve Greenberg told CBS News that "no facts" supported allegations of sexual assault.
"I have heard nothing from a prosecutor – I have never heard of a lawyer for a victim or a suspected victim – I have heard nothing from anyone because these facts are not factored in," Greenberg said.