Chris Brown is going nowhere fast: The R&B singer on Monday was ordered by a judge to sit his butt in jail until an April 23 hearing to determine whether he violated probation stemming from his 2009 beat-down of then-girlfriend Rihanna.
Staying out of jail had been conditional on Brown staying in rehab until that trial date, but on Friday he was booted from the rehab facility and Judge James Brandlin ordered him arrested and jailed without bail. The singer spent the weekend behind bars, where he remains.
On Monday in court, it went on the record that Brown was kicked out of rehab after allegedly breaking multiple rules: refusing a drug test, touching a female and saying, in a group session, that he was “good at using guns and knives,” L.A. Now reported. The comment was perceived as a threat.
Attorney Mark Geragos argued that Brown hadn’t refused the test and in fact had passed two of them, had touched only a woman’s elbows and should be allowed to express himself freely in group therapy. (Breezy had been ordered to stay 2 feet away from all women at the rehab, TMZ reported.)
SOURCE: Christie D’Zurilla
The Los Angeles Times