Last Friday a lawyer was kicked out of the Cook County Criminal Courts Building after trying to give his CD to R. Kelly in the courtroom where the singer’s child pornography case was taking place.
According to the Chicago Tribune, attorney Mike Roman approached Kelly while the singer was sitting alone at the defense table. The local criminal-defense lawyer, who fronts the Latin rock band, Mike Roman and the Tellstars, offered Kelly a free copy of his CD “Cha Cha Time.”
“No, thank you,” Kelly reportedly said with a polite smile. “I’m not allowed to take anything.” Roman persisted, but Kelly continued to decline the CD. “I’m not allowed to talk to anyone,” Kelly said, citing the gag order imposed on him by trial judge Gaughan.
Roman offered to just leave the disc, but Kelly asked him not to, according to Eurweb. “Please,” Kelly said quietly. “You have to leave me alone,” the singer insisted.
Other attorneys in the courtroom noticed the interchange and called security. Roman was briefly detained in a courthouse anteroom and eventually escorted from the building.
Roman cooperated with his removal, but not before trying to sell a “Cha Cha Time” CD to one of Kelly’s defense attorneys for $15, the Tribune reported. Continue Reading…
I was shaking with laughter when I first read this article….
People will do anything just to get a foot in to the industry. There are those who would gladly sell their own mothers to get a foot in the door. There are those who would risk friendships just to get a foot in the door. And there are those who will act the complete jackass to get a foot in the door.
You’re a jackass and a FOOL Mike Roman!!!!!
What were you thinking??? no wait a minute… you weren’t thinking!!!!