R. Kelly has reportedly avoided more jail time by paying $62,000 in back child support.

According to TMZ, the 52-year-old entertainer returned to Cook County court Tuesday to face an ongoing dispute with his ex-wife, Andrea “Drea” Kelly. The embattled singer was placed behind bars back in March for failing to pay more than $161,000 in overdue child support. He was released from jail after someone covered the debt on his behalf; however, Kelly reportedly missed the $20,000 per month payments, which are required under his divorce settlement—in March, April, and May.

“All I can say is that this is a victory for my children,” Drea Kelly told reporters after Wednesday’s court hearing. “[…] I will fight for my children till the end.”

Though the $62,000 covered the past three child support payments, Kelly still owes Drea Kelly $32,000 in interest. The mother is also asking that Kelly cover educational expenses for their 21-year-old daughter, Joann, a.k.a. Buku Abi.

Kelly sought to have his monthly child support payments lowered, citing a lack of income due to the backlash over his sexual abuse allegations.

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