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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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256.

barf    

So she didn't have to admit to having gone bonkers on him while driving...

Action causes reaction... Heheh and still, he is younger than her, so she should be more mature.. She's just a cowardish slut.

And all of you hypocrates that wanted to see him in jail: It's better if he does something for the community instead of goint go jail, cause that would only cost a lot of tax payers' money.

OOOOPS, YALL ARE UNEMPLOYED AND DON'T PAY TAXES...

LMFAO you are all JOKES!

GO CHRIS GO CHRIS GO CHRIS!!!

People want to see a 19 year old in jail.. Get a grip people!

1919 days ago
257.

barf    

So when is she gonna get her punishment?

Getting at someone while driving... Is that right?

She is an obsessive whore, that's all. Arrogant beyong words. And honestly, the pics of her weren't that bad.

She's the devil, she always has horns. All I saw was a chick without make-up. And that still haunts me. She's just plain UGLY! Inside and out... Wonder what he ever saw in her. Look where she got him... But boohooo, she is teh victim. Yeah right. She's a man-beater... BOOHOOO

1919 days ago
258.

Cheryl    

I know Chris Brown was wrong for B***H slapping Rihanna like he did but I’m glad he got off, what he did is not worth jail time. I just hope he learns from this and never put his hands on anyone else. And I hope Rihanna does not get back involved with him.

To all you haters thinking or saying stupid stuff like he should have gotten jail time, suck on his D**K and leave the lil dude alone. You are not a judge and it’s none of your business anyway. The judge and the courts have spoken so let’s move on.

1919 days ago
259.

Stupid TMZ    

You people don't by their music. Oooops, Chris's album will be dropping soon! On BET he won the comeback vote out of him and Rihanna, I guess they were right he will be back on stage and the big screen. She protected him and herself by not calling the police or issuing a report and he protected her by taking a plea deal so she wouldn't have testify. You a--holes need to get over it because they are rich and that are gonna stay rich, their money seems to be the only thing that you poor people have been thinking about. You all don't give a d@mn about Rihanna. The black community support their people when they make mistakes, not make a mockery out of them like you all did Brittany Spears. Check out the BET Awards Sunday, Rihanna is appearing, ummmm will BET's special guess be only 10 yards away, ha ha ha ha. You gotta love it!

1919 days ago
260.

Chris Brown is so last Year    

FINALLY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The cheater/beater pleads GUILTY... hear that folks?? HE changed his plea, and now admits he was guilty, so he LIED before, and now he finally comes clean to save his arse.
Good on him, wish he had jail time tho, but this is better than northing!!

Good for Rihanna!! Now go get a REAL man girl !!!!

1919 days ago
261.

sayy it aint so    

now its all over but the shouting, riri and chris can try and piece their lives back together, i feel that it worked out the way that the courts and both legal sides agreeded to they had a fight and people there will be a lot of break-ups and mis understanding in the furtue thats life, and if riri and chris is moving on then we all should do the same 5 years probation is a pretty long time and to have to admit that he did beat her up was i know hard for chris but if he had gone to court saying that he was not guilty then its possible that he could have gotten thrown in jail on the spot so he changed his story and decided to tell the truth, i know a lot of people wanted him to do some jail time but hes paying a prize with the 180 days of work and etc and the 5 years that will give him time to think and try and get his life bact together and hes has to watch his ass everyday of his life real closely, thats some punishment for him and he has convicted felong to add to his resume plus he has attorney feds he has to pay he did get punished and life still goes on we will just wait for the next big movie to come out chris and riri the last 4-5 months and next week it will be someone else, watch.and see.

1919 days ago
262.

Chris Brown is so last Year    

He should have gotten a bit of jail time, but at least it proves he was GUILTY, and now he has a REAL RECORD. Beating up/bruising/bleeding/threatening to KILL someone is WRONG nasty nasty boy. The THUG look is one thing, acting like one is another! NOW he will learn the hard way, hopefully other loser guys see this and learn from it.
It is too bad lovely Rihanna had to get dragged into all of this because she cared for him at one time, what a shame seeing her in a courtroom, but she held her head high, and it sounds like she has moved on, good for her.
I hope she finds a good MAN or just keeps to herself and dates for a while until she finds someone deserving of her love.

1919 days ago
263.

kev the realist    

You must be joking. California must be the laughing stock of the country. This is yet another slap on the wrist. This was a felonious assault ( he probably should have been charged with attempted murder) and he gets ( hard labor) picking up trash and washing trucks ( give me a freekin break) an probation. He is a thug, a batterer and should have been put in jail. So California Justice continues to be blinded by Celebrity ( Yes, OJ is innocent) SO Harvey when are you going to stop coddling these pleas and come out and speak your mind as to the celebrity unfair treatment or lack of justice for the victims, or have you sold out so TMZ can still have an audience.

1919 days ago
264.

Stupid TMZ    

Silly people being a convicted felon only hurts you if you are POOR not rich. Move on they have, I can't wait for both of their albums to drop. hee hee he

1919 days ago
265.

noyankhere    

GOOD JOB!! it was better than i thought as i had felt because he is a celebrity that he would get away with it.. like so many of them generally do. AND OF COURSE PLAYING THE RACE CARD HELPS TOO, I am sure RIHANNA, HER PARENTS AND FRIENDS AND WELL WISHERS WILL BE PLEASED at the verdict.. as he now has a DAMOCULES SWORD handing over his head for the next 4YRS..!!. get violent again with any woman AND HE IS GOING DOWN LIKE THE TITANIC!.!.
I am not too sure about that career as since the RADIOS WONT PLAY HIS STUFF AND THE TWEEN MARKET HE TARGETED WONT TOUCH HIM NOW, WHERE DOES HE GO AND WHO THE HECK CARES APART FROM HIS RABID ,TIGHT ARSED FAN CLUB OF 12 SCREAMING DEMENTED TEENAGE GIRLS..?.
GREASY MARK GETS THE JOB DONE ONCE AGAIN!!CELEBRITY SNOW JOB IS ON THE MONEY....

1919 days ago
266.

noyankhere    

336. You people don't by their music. Oooops, Chris's album will be dropping soon! On BET he won the comeback vote out of him and Rihanna, I guess they were right he will be back on stage and the big screen. She protected him and herself by not calling the police or issuing a report and he protected her by taking a plea deal so she wouldn't have testify. You a--holes need to get over it because they are rich and that are gonna stay rich, their money seems to be the only thing that you poor people have been thinking about. You all don't give a d@mn about Rihanna. The black community support their people when they make mistakes, not make a mockery out of them like you all did Brittany Spears. Check out the BET Awards Sunday, Rihanna is appearing, ummmm will BET's special guess be only 10 yards away, ha ha ha ha. You gotta love it!

Posted at 7:42AM on Jun 23rd 2009 by WhiteFolksShutUp

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you all supported chris brown cos you are morons! you are so desperate for black men that you dont care if they kill you in the process.. most of your men are seriously damaged and the normal ones MARRY WHITE WOMEN OR GO FOR BRAZILIAN GIRLS .. dont lie they do!! most of you black aa girls are frustrated cos all you get from your so called black men is baby daddy or worse !! one thing i will say about white americans is that when they mess up which is very frequently they ACKNOWLEGE IT.. YOU DO NOT YOU PRETEND OR HIDE OR USE THE RACE CARD..what CHRIS BROWN DID WAS BEYOND SAVAGRY.. all you can do as black aa women is bag on her for being an ISLAND GIRL.. by the way i am black but not an aa nor an islander as you put it, but your bare-faced HYPOCRITICAL WHINGING does you no favours in the black world which is not just composed of 40million AMERICANS .All american blacks did in this instance was support chris brown and justify his behaviour something they would never do if a whiteman had beaten up on a black american star in this manner.. TELL THE TRUTH AND LET THE DEVIL BE ASHAMED , you are your own worse enemy.

1919 days ago
267.

Redtopp    

He should have gotten all that AFTER he served some hard jail time...guess this is better than nothing; domestic violence is still treated as a don't see-don't say thing; No way would i have let him off this easy--community service..that's the same thing Naomi (the model) got for assaulting her employee by throwing a cell phone at the maids head and injuring her... somehow he will turn this into a "celebrity' thing ...he needs his azzzz kicked like he did Rihanna. Every man i've talked to has said if it was their sister or mother he'd have gotten a beatdown!

1919 days ago
268.

SAM    

This case is over,and the public need to respect. Mr Brown made some mistakes as a young man and he has paid for
those mistakes. These things that are been said by certain media anchor, the same ones that made sure that Vick will
probally never play football again,so my suggesting to all young brothers,be careful they have declaree war on you peroid.

1919 days ago
269.

upchuck21    

If I would have done that to a woman, I'd be trying not to drop the soap. I would hope no one would buy this guy's records, especially women. Hit him in the pocketbook.

1919 days ago
270.

rick    

Sounds kind of harsh to me especially for a first time offender and seeing as to how that bitch hit him first.
O well... on another note good job Rhianna you didnt snitch after all.

1919 days ago
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