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Chris Brown Cops Plea

No Jail Time

6/22/2009 6:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Chris Brown has copped a plea in his assault case. He won't do jail time, but he will spend 6 months doing things like road cleanup. He's also been ordered to stay 50 yards clear of Rihanna.

Chris Brown & Rihanna: Click to watch
He'll spend 180 days doing community labor (8 hours a day -- 1440 hours total) -- which is, in effect, hard labor. He'll do his service in Virginia which is where Brown lives. A Virginia law enforcement officer told us Brown will be picking up trash, pulling weeds and washing fire trucks.

He gets 5 years probation for FELONY assault -- he pled guilty. He'll get supervised probation. He'll have to come back to court every three months.

He must enroll in a domestic violence counseling program.

This is interesting ... the judge said if Brown and Rihanna are at the same public events, the 50-yard stay away turns into 10 yards. The stay away order lasts 5 years.

The judge said she wanted to make sure that Chris Brown "was treated as any other person who comes through this court."

If Brown violates probation, he could get up to 4 years in prison.

Rihanna is in the courthouse but never entered the courtroom.

So Brown is now a convicted felon and loses the following rights: To own a gun, to sit on a jury, subject to search and seizure without a search warrant and he now has limitations on travel.

When Brown left the courtroom ... Rihanna walked in the courtroom. The judge explained the deal to her. The judge is telling Rihanna about the protective order.

Rihanna

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136.

Linda    

If anything, celebrities get harsher sentences because they ARE celebrities and everyone is watching. I don't know where you guys come from, but a 1st-time offender that beats up his girlfriend will almost never be sentenced to jail time. Geez, a 1st-time offender that KILLS his girlfriend might not even go to jail.

This isn't celebrity justice, it's justice in America. I'm not saying it's right, that's just how it is.

1864 days ago
137.

Don't Think He Will Last    

More than likely he's gonna screw up again before his 5 year probation is up. Plea deal seems to fit since it is his first offence but I really feel he's gonna break probation.

1864 days ago
138.

SIENNA IS A HOMEWRECKING WHORE    

HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!
HE PLEAD GUILTY BECAUSE HE IS GUILTY!!!

OH AND HE IS A P*SSY PUNK BITCH!!! LOL...what a loser. his mommy must be so proud of the woman beating punk she has for a son...he didn't even get on the stand to defend himself...just took the p*ssy bitch way out. so pathetic!!! he will be a FELON for life :-)

1864 days ago
139.

indiegal1    

For such a young age......... Chris Is starting out early with domestic abuse. Once an abuser? ALWAYS AN ABUSER.
Like a Pedaphile. They never change....................

1864 days ago
140.

Cassie    

I believe a man should never put his hands on a woman and I believe a woman should never put her hands on a man. It should go both ways. When the media initially reported on this case it was said that Rihanna hit him. If this is true I wonder why didn't he press charges against her???

1864 days ago
141.

LaLaLAYNE    

haha did you see those two dudes behind the lawyer holding up that photo of Chris and some cd??

Those are the guys who made that song going around on myspace, Kriss Brown Klobber.

It's funny as heck. myspace.com/radioflash

1864 days ago
142.

Cassie    

I guess she got lucky she didn't even have to be there because it could have been the other way around, i mean she could've been the one to get 5 years probation, i guess? damn i really was hoping to know what really went down that night...i guess we'll never know that now.

1864 days ago
143.

NateGriffin    

the plea deal makes me want to punch perez hilton. gonna go "boom boom pow" on him.

1864 days ago
144.

mrogi    

I hope the diversion program involves cleaning urine filled bedpans in a womens nursing home. Teach him some respect for the female sex.

1864 days ago
145.

Fan Since 2007!!!    

It's very simple, really:

MAN: Singular, One MAN,
MEN: Plural, Two or More MEN,

WoMAN: Singular, One WoMAN,
WoMEN: Plural, Two or More WoMEN,

Spelling counts, really it does. A letter missing or out of place changes the whole meaning of a statement, confuses your audience or makes makes you look less intelligent or credible.

Our spelling lesson for today; The difference between between WoMAN and WoMEN

Thank You!

:)

1864 days ago
146.

jerian    

FOR ALL YOU DOUCH BAGS THAT SAY YEAHHHHH FOR CHRIS....FCK OFFFFFFFFF IF YOUR MOM GOT THE SNOT BEAT OUTTA HER LIKE RHIANNA DID U WOULD BE SOOOOOOOOO MAD SO...TAKE IT FROM THAT ANGLE NO MAN SHOULD RAISE HIS HAND AT A WOMEN SOOOOOO WHAT IF SHE HIT HIS ASSSSS IM SURE IT WASNT JUST BECUSE........MAN HITTING WOMEN IS WHACK JUST LIKE CHRIS BROWN WHACK.....

AND TO ALLL CHRIS BROWN SUPPORTERS EAT A DCK

1864 days ago
147.

SweetMonkey    

That's OK - Five years is long enough to break his probation. He'll be in jail before it's all over. Later we can thank the paparazzi for photos of him breaking some probationary rule or another.

1864 days ago
148.

Rob    

Ikew he wouldnt go to jail
but he got what he deserved
It doesnt matter if rihanna started the fight
or even deserved it
there is never an excuse to hot a woman
you kno wat u do?
walk away
leave her in the car by herself
or calll the cops to have her removed
u never hit a woman...
and for that he deserved what he got
u dont have to like rihanna to kno wat he did was wrong
all yall chris brown fans out there act dumb
cuz if u were in an argument with a guy
and yall were throwing punches
and u got the worse
and was beat up as bad as she was
then u would want justichim being a celebrity doesnt make the situation any different

1864 days ago
149.

mrogi    

"I don't condone beating women. But I understand it." _ Chris Rock

1864 days ago
150.

Fred    

Six months at 8 hours per day is fair IF they actually make him do the hours at work. Celebrity workers usually end up sitting at a desk and getting hours signed off they did not work.

It is up to the people who run the program in Virginia and that’s a big question mark!

I think it would have been fairer if they had made him surrender his license until the work was done.

1864 days ago
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