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Deadline reports:

Federal prosecutors filed a detailed court document Friday, asking a New York judge to admit new allegations against R&B singer R. Kely in his upcoming sex trafficking trial.

The new accusations include alleged acts which R. Kelly has not been charged with, but are “directly relevant to and inextricably intertwined with the evidence of the charged crimes,” prosecutors argued in the motion.

The court filing alleges a 2006 incident wherein Kelly sexually abused a 17-year-old boy, recruiting him at a McDonald’s in Chicago by asking, “what he was willing to do to succeed in the music business.” Court documents allege that boy introduced Kelly to his male friend, also a minor. Kelly allegedly started a sexual relationship with that person.

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