R. Kelly's recently revived legal troubles, which stem from decades of sexual misconduct allegations, are now impacting his ability to work. Case in point: a planned "spring break" concert in Springfield, Ill. will not be allowed to happen.
A permit request for the Spring Break Jam concert, which was set to happen in April with Kelly as the "host," has been denied, according to a report from the Chicago Tribune. The organizers already announced the event, but their application was still under review at the time.
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