The series featured interviews of women who say the R&B singer sexually abused them, some when they were minors.
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That series stirred up new interest in the case which eventually lead to 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse against the Chicago native in February.
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The charges include four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, two counts of criminal sexual assault by force, two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse against a victim who was at least age 13 and under 17 at the time.
The allegations of sexual misconduct have followed Kelly for decades. While Kelly was found not guilty of similar charges 10 years ago, they believe times have changed.
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Kelly denies all claims.
CNN contributed to this story.
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