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Surprise Witness That Could Undermine Prosecution's Bombshell Halts R . Kelly Trial

The R. Kelly child-pornography trial adjourned early Wednesday because of a surprise defense witness who may undermine the testimony of a woman expected to claim she had a threesome with the R&B singer and the alleged victim in the case.Judge Vincent Gaughan said attorneys needed time to depose the man, who potentially could impeach someone else's testimony, but didn't elaborate. Kelly attorney Sam Adam Sr. said the man was flying to Chicago Wednesday night from another state.The Chicago Sun-Times reported Wednesday that the testimony in question was that of the bombshell witness, a single mother from Atlanta.• Click here for a video.The prosecution had been expected to call the woman to the stand Wednesday to testify about a three-way sexual encounter she had with the singer and his alleged victim. The paper said she was expected to identify the female in the tape, who the witness says was a minor at the time the video was filmed.Kelly, 41, is charged with 14 counts of child pornograp...

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