2022 – Exclusive. Kelly revealed that his mother stabbed him in the arm with a knife during his childhood. Written by Ryan Neumann Jun. 30 2022, posted at 11:56 PM ET

In the memo, Kelly’s team said her client was not a “monster” as the prosecutors in the case portrayed.

They said the singer “suffered a traumatic childhood associated with severe sexual abuse, poverty and violence in childhood. His abuse continued into adulthood where he became dyslexic. [Kelly] He was repeatedly betrayed and financially abused, often by the people he paid for his protection.”