R. Kelly Is Reportedly ‘Desperate’ To Hire Michael Jackson’s Legendary Attorney

Things are apparently getting super stressful in R. Kelly‘s world.

The R&B singer is reportedly “desperate” to retain Tom Mesereau — the legendary attorney who successfully defended Michael Jackson in the King of Pop’s infamous child molestation trial way back in 2005. The only problem is, uhhh, well, where the hell is Kelly gonna come up with the money necessary to hire this guy??

Related: R. Kelly Facing MORE Sex Crimes Charges Over Alleged 2001 Incident…

Sources with knowledge of what’s going on here spoke to TMZ about the whole situation, and it turns out the embattled R&B crooner has hit on his “industry contacts” to reach out to Mesereau about potentially coming on board. As you’ll recall, Kelly is facing a slew of both federal and state charges on alleged sex crimes relating to minors, among other things — and more charges just keep…

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