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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.

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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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166.

hate her    

WHY ISN'T RIHANNA BEING PUNISHED FOR HITTING CHRIS?


THAT'S NOT FAIR. DOUBLE STANDARDS SHOULD STOP-GIRLS SHOULD NOT FEEL LIKE IT IT OK TO BEAT UP BOYS.

1895 days ago
167.

hnnnasdf    

if i was the judge, i would have sentenced him to LIFE because he furrows his forehead like he's all arrogant, and keeps chomping on his lips like he's a cool pimp.
HE'S A FUTURE KILLER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1895 days ago
168.

Hal    

For those who think Chris got off light, I want you all to understand something. Being a Felony for ANY offense is NO joke. He lost his right to vote in some states. Cops can come to his crib ANYTIME they want to search it. He WON'T be able to travel to many c ountry's like England, Japan, and Australia.

Imagine being an international artist, but not allowed to perform there?

His Career took a hard hit that may not recover.

So yes, he may have gotten probabation, but trust me, he got a life sentence in reality. Most of you who never been arrested with a felony just have no clue to the hell his life will now be.

1895 days ago
169.

hate her    

I WANT RIHANNA TO PAY FOR STARTING THE FIGHT!!!! SHE DESERVES TO BE PUNISHED TOO.

1895 days ago
170.

Ashley    

I think this is WAY too harsh of a punishment for a first-time offender with no record at all. Thanks again, O.J., it's because of you that women are terrified to call the police for help in domestic violence situations, because if the couple wants to work it out on their own, the law is intervening. BTW this is written by a white, educated woman.....

1895 days ago
171.

whatthefrig    

He will not learn if he is not sentenced to prison for a year or two. He is just wasted space and needs to be taken out to the garbage.

1895 days ago
172.

alison    

Chris gets no jail time what a joke.

1895 days ago
173.

SIENNA IS A HOMEWRECKING WHORE    

223. For those who think Chris got off light, I want you all to understand something. Being a Felony for ANY offense is NO joke. He lost his right to vote in some states. Cops can come to his crib ANYTIME they want to search it. He WON'T be able to travel to many c ountry's like England, Japan, and Australia.

Imagine being an international artist, but not allowed to perform there?

His Career took a hard hit that may not recover.

So yes, he may have gotten probabation, but trust me, he got a life sentence in reality. Most of you who never been arrested with a felony just have no clue to the hell his life will now be.

Posted at 6:31PM on Jun 22nd 2009 by Hal
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his life will be hell?? GOOD!!! it's still nothing compared to the way he pummeled her face. I only hope he violates his probation (which I know this little thug bitch will most certainly do) so his dumb ass ends up in jail.

1895 days ago
174.

Village    

He can't vote. HELLO!?!?!?!?!? That's the most important right he has lost.

1895 days ago
175.

Hez    

Just goes to show you if you have enough money, you can buy your way out of jail.

1895 days ago
176.

Quantum    

And what does Rihanna get for ass-aulting Chris Brown first? Justice indeed. I guess she has to pack more of a punch and cause damage to get charged.

1895 days ago
177.

h8r    

How can all you losers say Rihanna sucks for not standing up? She *couldn't* testify as they already found him guilty due to his plea. He copped that plea so she wouldn't testify.

She stood up by getting out of the situation, she showed other abused women that it IS okay to walk away.

1895 days ago
178.

NBAFan    

For all those that think Rihanna was the one wanting to leave "her man" hell it already shows that she wants her attorney to drop the stay away order placed on him. This is NOT a girl that wanted to testify against him and he should have took it to trial........ but I understand his need to get this over with and move on with his life.... Give the kid a chance to redeem himself. God will!!!

Chris - for gods sakes stay away from this hair do' glamor' whatchamacall it" that thinks she's an artist. Maybe in the makeup counter at sachs but certainly let us know first so we don't get her doing it to us.

1895 days ago
179.

Pistol    

So. What are her consequences for slapping him around?

1895 days ago
180.

Renee    

Not bad considering he had no priors, I cant wait for him to go against his probation cuz we know he will. Then we can see him actually get what he deserves! I hear the pretty boys do really well in prison.

1895 days ago
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