publication date: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 (part of Round XXX)

category: Music

clue: This "R"&B singer still believes he can fly away from allegations of taking sexy photos of a teenaged girl.

explanation: Kelly was an R&B singer known for the hit song "I Believe I Can Fly" and charges of child pornography. When this goo was published, the charges were five years old and had still not gone to trial, and Kelly was optimistic about beating them. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Wendy Hampson, and Justin Hampson

trivia: Amy Austin had planned to request an R. Kelly goo with the clue, "This R&B goo keeps his love of minors in the closet."

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