Witness about R. Kelly: I didn’t want to ‘carry his lies’


              Flanked by attorneys, Derrel McDavid, center, walks into the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago as opening statements were expected to begin in R. Kelly's trial, Wednesday morning, Aug. 17, 2022. Two Kelly associates, Derrel McDavid and Milton Brown, are co-defendants. McDavid is accused of helping Kelly fix the 2008 trial, while Brown is charged with receiving child pornography. Like Kelly, they also have denied wrongdoing. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
            
              R. Kelly's defense attorneys, Jennifer Bonjean, left, and Ashley Cohen, walk into the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago, Wednesday morning, Aug. 17, 2022. Opening statements set for Wednesday give prosecutors and R. Kelly's attorneys their first chance to address jurors directly about charges that accuse the R&B singer of enticing of minors for sex, producing child pornography and rigging his 2008 pornography trial.  (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
            
              Milton "June" Brown walks walks into the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago as opening statements were expected to begin in R. Kelly's trial, Wednesday morning, Aug. 17, 2022. Two Kelly associates, Derrel McDavid and Milton Brown, are co-defendants. McDavid is accused of helping Kelly fix the 2008 trial, while Brown is charged with receiving child pornography. Like Kelly, they also have denied wrongdoing. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
            
              Flanked by attorneys, Derrel McDavid, center, walks into the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago as opening statements were expected to begin in R. Kelly's trial, Wednesday morning, Aug. 17, 2022. Two Kelly associates, Derrel McDavid and Milton Brown, are co-defendants. McDavid is accused of helping Kelly fix the 2008 trial, while Brown is charged with receiving child pornography. Like Kelly, they also have denied wrongdoing. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
            
              FILE - R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 30, 2013.  Kelly’s federal trial starts Monday in Chicago. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
Witness about R. Kelly: I didn’t want to ‘carry his lies’