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Chris Brown

3-Month Rehab Stint

For Anger Issues

10/30/2013 11:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

1029-chris-brown-tmzChris Brown will spend up to 3 MONTHS in a Malibu rehab joint for his anger problems ... TMZ has learned.

Sources connected to the singer tell TMZ ... there has been no firm decision on the precise length of time Brown will stay, but everyone in Brown's camp -- including Brown himself -- is open to as much as 3 months.

One source put it this way ... "The rehab facility has been told to take him [Brown] apart and put him back together."

As TMZ first reported ... Brown is specifically getting treatment for his anger problem, which manifested itself last weekend when he was arrested for allegedly punching a guy in the face.

And, as we previously reported, Brown's lawyer, Mark Geragos, knows it's very likely the judge in the Rihanna case will revoke Brown's probation, which could put him behind prison bars for up to 4 years.  The rehab move is an act of good faith, showing Brown is dealing with his problems.

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31.

Abe    

The key words in that story are "up to 3 months." There is NO WAY that moron will spend 3 months in rehab. NO F*****G WAY.

268 days ago
32.

billybob    

Malibu rehab joint, others call this vacation at a place they always dreamed of...

268 days ago
33.

Carl    

Will be interesting to see if the probation officers and the judge finally see through this lame tactic for once and send him to jail.

268 days ago
34.

swaogasgo    

malibu rehab: publicity stunt to get off the hook. more like a vacation with 'special delivery' at the back door......it's worked for so many others.........lindsay lohan a prime example of cushy rehab success

268 days ago
35.

Brian    

#TeamBeaty

268 days ago
36.

blockboy970    

I hope he gets off.

268 days ago
37.

lett196950    

Good for you Chris. I am a female that struggle with the anger issues. God bless you young brother. Its been 15 years now for me and you will learn to control yourself. #prayingforouryouth

268 days ago
38.

freewesttexan    

Justice rears its ugly head again: " Money talks and BS walks." I bet he won't be in rehab more than a few days, if even that much, and will be released saying that he was cured.

268 days ago
39.

Big Daddy    

What a bunch of CRAP! Hey look at me Mr. District Attorney... I'm already seeking help so please don't send me back to the clink. Same old song and dance from these celebs...makes me sick!

268 days ago
40.

diamondsaredumb    

What he really needs is a dose of humility and some real consequences.

268 days ago
41.

RATTLESNAKE     

Didn't see this coming, lol, joke !

268 days ago
42.

Beetlejuice    

punk

268 days ago
43.

blockboy970    

If money talks an BS walks then shutup an get money...stop whining its the way of the world.

268 days ago
44.

jess    

Glitzy celebrity rehabs = Cash Cows. That said they seem to do no more but prolong the inevitable reality of a celeb actually looking at the miserable person they have become when they get arrested 8 months later.
Chris Brown, well I'd compare him to a spoiled dog that can do tricks, but bites and attacks.... but I wouldn't want to offend the dog.

268 days ago
45.

ctcco    

Duchebag attempt to try to avoid jail. What an A$$HOLE.

268 days ago
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