Kelly's attorney, Steve Greenberg, says in a statement that Darrell Johnson is taking time off for personal reasons. The statement doesn't mention the comments Johnson made Monday on "CBS This Morning."
After the CBS interview, Johnson told USA Today he doesn't think Kelly is a pedophile and would leave his daughter with him. He said his departure has nothing to do with Kelly.
Kelly has been in custody since being indicted this month on charges in Chicago and New York. He's accused of having sex with minors and trying to cover up the crimes.