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R. Kelly Trial: Video Not Fake, Kelly's Mole Visible

May 30, 2008 9:15 AM ET

A forensic video expert took the stand yesterday at the R. Kelly trial to show that the sex tape in question could not be faked and to blow a hole in the defense's argument that the man in the video was missing a small mole that Kelly has on his back. Grant Fredericks testified that it would take forty-four years of non-stop work to "fake" the video, and at times paused the video frame-by-frame to compare visuals of the man on the tape to Kelly and the location in question to photos of his home. Meanwhile, the other woman in the video's threesome, who was supposed to take the stand yesterday, had her testimony delayed until early next week. And there's still no word as to who that surprise witness who temporarily halted the trial on Wednesday is or what information he might have.

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