Rowling has faced criticism for her remarks on trans women. (Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

R. Kelly attacked by inmate in Chicago jail

tweeted on Thursday. “We received conflicting reports as to the extent of his injuries. We have not been provided any information from the jail, nor has Mr. Kelly called. We are hopeful that he was not seriously injured.”” data-reactid=”17″>“Yesterday we were told that an inmate had attacked R. Kelly at the MCC in Chicago,” Greenberg tweeted on Thursday. “We received conflicting reports as to the extent of his injuries. We have not been provided any information from the jail, nor has Mr. Kelly called. We are hopeful that he was not seriously injured.”

Kelly’s attorney once again called on the government to release his client. 

Grammy-winning R&B singer R. Kelly was attacked in jail awaiting trial. (Photo: Reuters)

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“Regardless, it is time to release Mr. Kelly. The government cannot ensure his safety, and they cannot give him his day in court. We should not incarcerate people indefinitely because we cannot provide them with due process,” Greenberg added. (Earlier this year, a judge denied the Grammy winner’s request to be released from jail over coronavirus concerns.)

TMZ, “a frustrated inmate went on the attack and jumped Kelly in his cell.” The report alleges the man was “angry about the detention facility being placed on lockdown a couple of times largely due to Kelly protesters outside the jail.” TMZ’s sources claim the singer was determined to be alright after being examined by a doctor.” data-reactid=”35″>According to TMZ, “a frustrated inmate went on the attack and jumped Kelly in his cell.” The report alleges the man was “angry about the detention facility being placed on lockdown a couple of times largely due to Kelly protesters outside the jail.” TMZ’s sources claim the singer was determined to be alright after being examined by a doctor.

The “Ignition” singer has denied all claims against him.