Prosecutors are looking at a tape Michael Avenatti says shows R. Kelly sexually assaulting an underage girl

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Attorney Michael Avenatti says he has a new tape that allegedly shows R. Kelly sexually assaulting an underage girl, and that he has handed it over to law enforcement.

Avenatti said Thursday he has provided investigators with a 45-minute resurfaced video, which he describes as showing "Mr. Kelly engaging in multiple sexual assaults of a girl underage." CNN reviewed the tape and confirmed it shows a man who appears to be Kelly engaging in a sex act with a young girl, and although CNN writes that it is "impossible to know her age just from the video," the girl and Kelly can reportedly be heard referencing her "14-year-old" genitalia. CNN also confirmed that prosecutors are investigating the video.

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