Mar 5, 2009
Chris Brown has been charged with two felonies stemming from an argument with his girlfriend, Rihanna, court documents report. Read more on Chris Brown’s court date Thursday.
Chris Brown is expected to be in court today to face charges of assault likely to cause great bodily injury and for making criminal threats. Currently Brown, 19, is free on $50,000 bond.
The felony complaint handed down in court Thursday morning identifies Brown’s alleged victim only as “Robyn F.” Rihanna’s real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty.
If Chris Brown is convicted, he faces a sentence that could range from probation to over four years in state prison. ,
Chris Brown was arrested by Los Angeles police on Feb. 8th and booked on suspicion of making criminal threats.
Brown had issued a statement about the incident saying he was “sorry and saddened” about what had happened. Rihanna also later issued a statement, saying she wouldn’t comment on the alleged beating at the request of authorities and that she appreciated the support of her fans.
So what happened to bring on such a horrible attack?
TMZ had reported:[A report by Los Angeles Police detectives leaked Thursday claims Chris Brown tried to push girlfriend Rihanna out of a car on the night of their alleged fight, and that he repeatedly punched and choked her at one point threatened to kill her.
According to the notes, obtained by Fox 11’s TV news team in Los Angeles, and later posted on celebrity Web sites TMZ.com and Usmagazine.com, the altercation began in the early hours of Feb. 8, the day of the Grammys, after Rihanna read a three-page text message on Brown’s phone.
After she became angry, Brown tried to force Rihanna out of the car, but couldn’t because she was wearing a seat-belt, the detective’s notes said.
Brown allegedly shoved Rihanna’s head against the passenger window. After she turned to face him, Brown punched her, and continued punching her while driving, the report says. The blows caused Rihanna to bleed onto her dress and the interior the rented Lamborghini Brown was driving.
According to the report, Brown told Rihanna: “I’m going to beat the (expletive) out of you when we get home. You wait and see.”
Rihanna then left a message for her assistant that said, “I am on my way home. Make sure the cops are there when I get there.”
According to the report, this made Brown furious. “You just did the stupidest thing ever. I’m going to kill you,” he told her.
Then Chris Brown proceeded to punch Rihanna, bit her ear and fingers and put her in a headlock, causing her to nearly lose consciousness.
Brown will be arraigned in L.A. Superior Court today. He was charged this morning with two felony counts, assault and making a criminal threat]
Nicole Richie and Joel Madden were rumored to be marrying last year, but that never happened. But the couple is now reportedly ready to get married now that they are expecting their second child together.
InTouch Weekly is reporting that the couple is now ready to walk down the aisle!
A friend said, “They are old-fashioned in some ways. Now their second baby is coming, they both want to make it legal.”
Nicole Richie has decided on a vintage Yves Saint Laurent gown that she’s had tucked away for a few months, to wear on her special day.
The source added, “It’s been hanging in the back of her closet. She always planned to wear it on a very special occasion.”
Nicole’s dad, Lionel Richie is thrilled with the news. He said, “I’m the first one to pay for it and the last one to know!”
Good Charlotte rocker Joel Madden and Nicole Richie are already parents to Harlow, who is now 13 months. And the couple is expecting their second child
While the world waits to see if she’s really getting back together with Chris Brown, Rihanna has been doing her best to lay low during these tumultuous times.
To the surprise of many, the “Umbrella” beauty recently spent time in Miami with her “Kiss Kiss” beau before jetting back to Los Angeles and checking into a hotel on Monday.
“It never surprises me,” Violent Partners author Linda Mills told MSNBC of the duo’s reunion. “If you start with ‘You shouldn’t go back,’ you very often lose the person [you are trying to help]. They won’t talk to you.”
Meanwhile, the outpouring of support for Rihanna from fellow celebs keeps on coming, as Hilary Duff recently told press: “I wish her all the best and want to let girls out there know that it’s never okay to be treated like that.”
Back on February 8th he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend Rihanna, and today (March 5) Chris Brown is due to appear in a Los Angeles court.
The “Kiss Kiss” crooner is still yet to be charged for the incident, and today’s proceedings are the next step in determining whether or not he’ll face criminal charges.
Brown could also see his case delayed, and in addition the District Attorney’s office could end up declining to file formal charges as a result of a lack of evidence.
One source revealed that on the night of the attack Rihanna told the police that Chris had attacked her in the past and that his violence was getting progressively worse.
In addition, there is rumored to be a photograph of Rihanna’s face that is far worse than the one leaked last month.