You'd be forgiven for thinking the R. Kelly trial had already come and gone, even if you couldn't remember the verdict. It's been five years of seemingly interminable delays, after all. What exactly took so long to get to today, when jury selection began in the R&B star's child-pornography case? In addition to reading the comprehensive coverage in the Sun-Times, here's a good summary of the slow-down from MTV.
Also, MTV2 will be showing a special, "R. Kelly: When the Gavel Drops," at 1 p.m. this Sunday.