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Twenty years ago she said she wasn't the girl in the sex tape with R. Kelly. now she's telling a different story

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(CNN)R. Kelly denied to a grand jury that he had sex with her during her childhood and It's been 20 years since she recorded some of the encounters.

37-year-old Jane, who is testifying under the pseudonym Jane, said when asked about Kelly's identity during the testimony, the now-grown woman stood up to overturn the testimony on Thursday. , only saw Kelly once. Kelly kept her eyes on the defensive table the entire time she was in the stands. Prosecutors showed multiple recordings of Jane testifying that Kelly was having sex with her. Sometimes she started crying while Jane was in the stands.

"How old were you when the sexual acts depicted in these recordings took place?" she asked US Assistant U.S. Attorney Jans Appenten.

"Fourteen," Jane testified.

Jane testified that Kelly began having sex when she was 14 and had had sex "hundreds of times" from the age of 15 until she was 18.

Jane was one of five minors prosecutors allege Kelly was sexually abused in the late 1990s, and made explicit videos with four of them. , making and receiving child pornography, soliciting and interfering with sexual activity of minors. he pleaded not guilty.

His co-defendants include Derrel McDavid, his former business manager and singer's accountant, who faces charges of child pornography and obstruction. Kelly's former assistant, Milton "June" Brown, is charged with conspiracy to receive child pornography. McDavid and Brown each pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Kelly's attorney, Jennifer Bonjeen, asked jurors in her opening statement Wednesday why Jane is coming forward and changing her testimony from 20 years ago. did.

"For the past 22 years, she has adamantly denied that she is in the video. It's been repeatedly denied to prosecutors, it's been denied to social workers, and she denied it under oath to a grand jury," Bonjean said Wednesday. Jane testified under immunity because she lied under oath to a 2002 grand jury about her sexual relationship with Kelly and whether she appeared in an overt video recording with Kelly. said there is.

"If you tell the truth and correct the wrongs, you will not be prosecuted," Jane testified.

Family ties

41} As a teenager, Jane traveled the world with her cousin's Christian hip-hop group. Prosecutors asked her group not to be named to protect her identity.

"I was living my dream," Jane testified.

Her aunt, known professionally as Sparkle, worked with R. Kelly, with whom she was romantically involved. She testified that it was Sparkle who introduced Jane to Kelly at a gospel concert her church was doing when she was 12 or she was 13. A few weeks later, Kelly came to her own group's concert.

"He told me how good a job I did," Jane testified. She said, "I felt successful. I felt happy."

Shortly after they met, Jane spent more time with Kelly and Sparkle, she said. She watched Kelly and Sparkle record music and talked with Kelly about basketball and music. When Sparkle suggested that Jane should ask Kelly for a bigger role in her own life, she testified that she was 13 years old.

"She said she should ask him to be her godmother." Sparkle plans to testify later in the trial.

Jane said Kelly "chuckled" and agreed to be her godfather, and within weeks their relationship turned sexual. , "What color panties do you wear?," "About my breast growth," and "Should I wear a bra?" At the time, Jane testified that she was happy for Kelly to stay at his house for the night, or even for the weekend, without her parents or aunt being present.

"They almost dropped me off and left," Jane testified.

Sexual records

testified that he was 14 years old when his sexual comments turned into action. She said that one night Kelly was in his recording studio, while touching himself, he began to touch her breasts and vaginal areas. I switched to oral sex and other sexual acts and lost my virginity to him when I was 15.

"In what part of your body did he urinate?" asked Apenten.

"My vagina," Jane said quietly.

McDavid's attorney, Bonjean, has repeatedly challenged prosecutors to admit the recordings as evidence. They challenged the authenticity of the video and the chain of custody he had transferred over the 20 years since the video surfaced. Former Chicago Police Detective Daniel Everett, who investigated one of the tapes in 2002, testified Thursday that the former did not know where the VHS tapes, which feature multiple recordings, were located.

"I don't know where it is today," Everett testified.

Jane was sometimes kept in Jim's bag or in a wood-paneled room in Kelly's former home in what she called a "log cabin" after recordings were made. I testified. She testified that she occasionally saw Brown carrying a bag full of recordings. warned that it was "difficult to watch" after playing part of the video during the trial.

Lying to authorities

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services found out in April 2000 that Kelly was having a sexual relationship with 15-year-old Jane. She also testified that she later denied to Chicago police investigators that she and Kelly had had a sexual relationship.

Jane testified on Thursday that she denied having had a sexual relationship with Kelly to her parents, but in 2002 there were reports of tapes showing the two having sex. After it began to surface, she had Kelly, Jane, and her parents hold a meeting where Kelly admitted to having a sexual relationship with her daughter.

Jane and her father were subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury in 2002. Jane testified that before her grand jury appearance, she had a conversation with Kelly about "loyalty" and "denial of our relationship and sex." tape. "

Jane testified that she lied to a grand jury in 2002 and denied having a sexual relationship with the singer and appearing in her video.

"And Why did you lie?" asked Appenten.

"I was afraid to expose Robert. I was afraid of what would happen to my parents. And I didn't want that person to be me," Jane testified. .

Jane will run for office again on Friday.