R Kelly staffer tells court he made US$500 bribe so Aaliyah could wed at 15 with fake ID

R. Kelly’s former tour manager has testified about how the US singer decided to marry 15-year-old singing sensation Aaliyah after finding out she was pregnant – and how he bribed a public employee with US$500 to get her a fake ID so the wedding could happen.Demetrius Smith took the stand to discuss the inappropriate relationship that Kelly, then age 27, had with the teenage singer around 1994, when they were wed.“I thought they were kind of too friendly,” said Smith, 65, adding that he was…