According to a Daily News report, R. Kelly’s cellmate at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn made a comic book that tells about his daily life behind bars, with the disgraced rapper. The artwork made it to social media.
Brendan Hunt, who tells about life in prison
Brendan Hunt, 37, handed the sketch to federal officials in hopes of securing a remission as he faces 63 months behind bars for threatening federal agents. The comic shows the interaction between Kelly and Hunt in their cell: they do weight training, yoga and listen to music together. The boards also indicate that Hunt had never heard of Kelly or her music, to which R. Kelly reportedly replied, “I’m the greatest R&B star in human history!” How can you not know R. Kelly? “. From there, the duo form an unlikely friendship, inspired by their relationship in real life.
The Redemption Comic
Hunt’s attorneys told the Daily News the duo “found a lot in common as musicians and artists” when they were locked together for two weeks at the Metropolitan Detention Center. Jan Rostal, his senior lawyer says the comic book was proof of Hunt’s creative ambitions and that its content magnifies his ability to forge “lasting friendships” he has built “with some of the most unlikely characters. “Mr. Hunt is a very different man today than the one who posted the ‘Kill Your Senators’ video and removed it a few hours later. He testified that he wanted to be a peacemaker, and his digital imprint confirms that this is his ideal ”, he wrote in the daily News.
Hunt was sent to jail in April after making a video in the aftermath of the January 6 Capitol riots in which he urged rioters to return to Washington to “kill your senators . ” He further made specific threats against Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, although a judge ended up letting him know. ” pay the charges related to these threats.