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Chris Brown's Lawyer Runs with Rihanna Pic

5/7/2009 1:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Chris BrownWe've now obtained the discovery motions filed by Chris Brown's lawyer, Mark Geragos, asking for all written statements and reports from the LAPD regarding the photo of Rihanna posted on TMZ.

Geragos believes the photo was leaked by an LAPD officer -- He writes, "...this highly prejudicial photograph was sold by an LAPD officer to the entertainment website, Thirty Mile Zone (TMZ). The photograph was immediately viewed by hundreds of thousands of viewers and was plastered on every news channel for the following weeks."

Geragos wants notes from the Internal Affairs investigation, along with police officer notes and other documents, stating, "I intend to use such evidence at the preliminary hearing to attack their credibility. The defense intends to prove and argue that the afore-mentioned officers are not credible and that the Court should not believe some of their statements."

Geragos adds, if the court has questions about the credibility of officers in the case, "I believe there is a reasonable likelihood that the case will be dismissed at the preliminary hearing."

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61.

mimi    

he should get off, because on one hand they want to proscute him, and on the other you got crooked cops selling photos, and i know it couldnt be that hard for them to find out who sold them. she should sue the police department, that was very unprofessional.

1939 days ago
62.

JaneDoe    

Ahh Poor Chris Brown, he has been painted as an animal. Itsnt that sad! Almost as sad as when he beat the women he loved into a bloody pulp. It's really too bad that photo was leaked not because it makes the truth about him more believable but because the whole public has seen what Rihanna is willing to live with.

1939 days ago
63.

loving RiRi    

Laughing @number1---too funny. Well the plot thickens.

1939 days ago
64.

Robert    

Well its ok if he gets off, but when he kills someone, or beats the sh*t out of another girl, I don't want to hear anyone going "OMG HOW COULD HE DO THIS!?"

1939 days ago
65.

londongirl    

oh i love it ..TMZ... the people who tried to crucify chris brown by so obviously hating on him are ironically helping his case lol thats justice for u TMZ... as for people saying he beat the crap out of her.. pleaseeee what bout her beating him??.. and for those saying i hope CB supporters have their daughters come home beaten.. well i hope their sons come home attacked and set up by a jealous vindictive woman lol... as for his career ended?? his music is playing strong in the U.K and will carry on doing so, plus hes a terrific actor and will no doubt make more films why dont all u haters go chill n have a cuppa and concentrate on ur own lives lol

1939 days ago
66.

AndersonBrown    

HAHAHAHA GOOD THANKS TO ANYONE AND EVERYWHERE WHO HAD SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE PICTURES AND INFORMATION GETTING OUT AHHAHAHA MY HUSBAND IS GOOD AND THAT IS HOW IT IS STAYING HAHAHA YEAH SHADY BRUH

1939 days ago
67.

Tracie    

I hope the case is dismissed because Chris has suffered enough behind this incident. He's lost millions of dollars in endorsements not to mention his reputation. He's practically living like a hermit and I think it's a shame. This thing needs to end NOW. Rihanna has moved on with her life and it's time for him to also.

1939 days ago
68.

Kirkland    

It doesnt matter what they did. The point is he bashed her and there is evidence to prove it! He is a gutless man and a coward and he should be shunned! If he at least admitted it and went to get proper therapy it would show that he has learnt something. One a basher, always a basher. Just shows you that the law is corrupt from one end to the other and if you have money there is a great great chance you will do a minute of time compared to others that pay for years for theirs. The law stinks and so does Chris Brown....

1939 days ago
69.

hate her    

IF ALL OF YOU STUPID IDIOTS ARE SO HELL BENT ON REFERRING TO THE PICTURE, THEN LOOK AT WHAT IT REALLY SHOWS.

2 BUMPS ON THE FOREHEAD AND A BUSTED LIP.....THAT CRAZY HEIFER WAS NOT PUNCHED ONE SINGLE TIME!!!!

SHE IS A LIAR AND YOU ALL JUST KEEP BELIEVING HER!!!!! JUST LOOK AT THE PICTURE THAT YOU KEEP TALKING ABOUT!!! RIHANNA WAS NOT PUNCHED BY CHRIS.

THE ONLY THING SHE GOT WAS A FAT LIP YOU STUPID ASSES!!!! SHE PROBABLY BEAT HER OWN STUPID HEAD ON THE DASHBOARD. AND I STILL BELIEVE THAT HER CAMP RELEASED THAT PHOTO.

1939 days ago
70.

victoria    

I cant wait until he gets off and goes back to making music. I know there are a lot of haters but there are also a lot of supporters and plenty of CHRIS BROWN FANS. TMZ have been total idiots in regards to this entire situation. The bible says he will use your enemy as your footstool so thanks to TMZ (chris browns) worse enemy he may get off!!!

Chris brown fan and supporter forever!!!!!!

1939 days ago
71.

hate her    

If there were really worse photos, don't you stupid people think that those are the ones that would have been released?

Open your eyes and look people, Rihanna was not punched one single time in her face. Not a single one!!!

What evidence did the LAPD gather over 3 weeks that they did not have the night that the incident occured? If he had beaten her the way that they said, and blood was really everywhere, he would have been charged with battery that night. She was not beaten to a pulp in any way, she was only given a busted lip and that could have happened by him pushing her off of him.

Rihanna has just been telling vengeful, vindictive lies.

Somebody please tell me, just give me one example, just one, of how she was beaten to a pulp! Please explain it to me because, honestly, the picture doesn't show it.

1939 days ago
72.

fakeflwrs    

LOL, even if the LAPD is caught selling the photo --- it only shows the public how GUILTY chris brown is... so, what.. I'm glad someone sold the photo or that TMZ took the photo. That loser needs to go away! What a bottom of the barrel approach - I mean, his attorney must know he's not winning this one but, at least it pays for vacation, right Geragos? hahaha

1939 days ago
73.

loving RiRi    

@#92---Well maybe Ri wasn't beaten too a bloody pulp--BUT SHE WAS BEATEN!! THAT PIC OF HER DOESN'T LIE!!! SHE WAS ASSAULTED REGARDLESS!!! And if you can't see that--then obviously you got cataracts..

1939 days ago
74.

Unbelievable    

Sounds like another OJ Simpson scenario...what's it going to take for these celebrity attorneys’s to stop representing these idiots?! Regardless if the photos were leaked or not, own up to it as there's repercussions for what took place. Chris Brown is an adult and knows the difference between right and wrong. If he get's away with it, what's going to happen 5-10 years from now...These entertainers/celebrities need to stop abusing the system thinking they can get away with anything.

1939 days ago
75.

Michael Jackson's Voice    

ok for all you selfrightious people on here saying that the photo should be leaked because the tax paying Americans have a right to see them... Reember that if you are ever in the judicial hot seat... We want all your damning one sided evidence leaked and then we can all judge you and say that based on 1 photo you are guilty and go to jail... See how you like that or maybe your kid gets in to trouble an all the info from his/her case is leaked... never mind the fact that everyone in this country is entitled to a fair trial in a court of law. But you or your kid wont be afforded that amendment either... I'll bet you would change your song and dance then... you would be screaming foul from the top of your lungs and want you case thrown out too... And if you say different.. YOU ARE A LIAR!!! DUE PROCESS.. .and any potential jury pool has been tainted... We do not have all the facts in this case we have one side... none of you stupid selfrightious people seem to wonder or care what he looked like after she got done wooping on him with a cell phone and a stelletto shoe.... Why is that... too scared that you might have to eat your words... Ya' thats what I thought... He has NO priors and to the stupid jack ass who said C.B. admitted to being a batterer.. NO HE DID NOT!!! Chris has always had a very clean rep and no kind of legal trouble of any kind EVER!! No one he has ever worked with says any thing but good things about him... Too bad the same cant be said about precious RiRi... She on her own admitted to the police she was BEATING Chris with a cell and her shoe... GET OVER IT!!! This young man is not going to jail and his career is not anywhere near over... And I applaud Ciara for keeping Turn Tables the way it is.... And Im sure if the fool who wants to drag Ciara into all this hears that song in a club Im pretty sure his/ her no talent ass will up danceing to it like everyone else!! That song is awesome.... Good for CiCi!! Back to business.. Chris has NO priors, no criminal past of any kind, even Judge Judy said he wont get Jail time on a first offence... he will more then likely get 5 years probation, and comunity service... Like it or not the Judge would know... This case is over like all you hateras!! Move on with your sad little pathetic lives and let Chris be.... B.T.W Chris Browns fans are world wide and sticking by him 100% and then some... not for the acts of the night in question, but for the person, the artist and the entertainer!!
And we arent going away either!

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