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Short Sale Planned for R. Kelly’s Custom Mansion

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R. Kelly's plan to stop making payments on his custom mansion in an attempt to force the lender to make a loan modification backfired big time. The lender didn't modify the loan and now the Grammy winner is set to sell his 22,000-square-foot estate for $1.595 million. 
The R&B singer custom-built the home back in 1997, but made headlines earlier this year when he was hit with a $2.9 million foreclosure lawsuit, which cited R. Kelly as failing to make his monthly mortgage payments. The gigantic estate, located in Olympia Fields, Illinois, features six bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, a private lake, a jungle-themed indoor pool and theater room. For those curious, this is not the mansion where R. Kelly was accused (and acquitted) of making a sex tape with an underage girl.
The Chicago Tribune reports that R. Kelly has officially bid goodbye to gigantic estates such as this one and decamped to a high-floor unit in the Trump Tower in his hometown of Chicago.
A look at the facade of the R&B singer's custom-made digs. 
A view of R. Kelly's kitchen.
The suburban pad is tricked out with some fun toys --a basketball court, tennis courts and a pool. 
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