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Chris Brown skips Paris hearing over rape accusation

May 29, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The singer is accused of raping a woman on the night of January 15 early this year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA - APRIL 28: Chris Brown performs onstage at SOMETHING IN THE WATER - Day 3 on April 28, 2019 in Virginia Beach City. Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Something in the Water/AFP

Woman maintains Paris rape claim against Chris Brown – lawyer

Jan 24, 2019 - 10:22 PM

Karima's lawyer Jean-Marc Descoubes says his client stands by her testimony

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 7, 2015 US rapper Chris Brown attends the Pre-GRAMMY Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. - US rapper Chris Brown is detained in Paris after a rape claim, security sources told on January 22, 2019. (Photo by Jason Merritt / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

Cocaine found in Chris Brown's hotel room 'was not his' - lawyer

Jan 23, 2019 - 10:20 PM

Lawyer Raphael Chiche says the cocaine 'belonged to those who had come to party in his suite on the night of January 20-21'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 20, 2016 US singer Chris Brown preforms during the World Music Festival "Mawazine" in Rabat. - US rapper Chris Brown is detained in Paris after a rape claim, security sources told on January 22, 2019. (Photo by FADEL SENNA / AFP) / MOY

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Singer Chris Brown freed after questioning in Paris on rape claim

Jan 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM

After being held overnight for questioning over a rape allegation in Paris, the R&B star was eventually released without charge

RAPE CLAIM. Chris Brown was freed a day after a 25-year-old woman made a claim that she was sexually assaulted by the singer, his bodyguard, and friend. Photo from Chris Brown's Instagram account

Chris Brown detained in Paris over rape claim: security sources

Jan 22, 2019 - 8:17 PM

The singer faces accusations of raping a woman in a Paris hotel

DETAINED. The rapper is being accused of raping a woman in Paris. Screenshot from

Singer Chris Brown arrested after Florida concert

Jul 06, 2018 - 10:27 PM

Police seize Chris Brown shortly after leaving a concert stage on Thursday night in West Palm Beach. He is booked on a charge of felony battery and released after paying a $2,000 bond, the sheriff's office says.

CHRIS BROWN. R&B singer Chris Brown during a concert. File photo by Fadel Senna/AFP

Pop star Chris Brown named in sex assault lawsuit

May 10, 2018 - 8:33 PM

The woman, identified only as Jane Doe, says she was lured to the singer's house following a concert at a nightclub on February 23, 2017 and was raped by Lowell Grissom, who performs under the name Young Lo

(FILES) This file photo taken on June 26, 2015 shows singer Chris Brown performing during a free concert in Champ de Mars, downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  A Los Angeles woman filed a lawsuit on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 against Chris Brown and a fellow rapper, alleging she was repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted at Brown's home during a drug- and alcohol-fueled party last year. The woman, identified only as Jane Doe, said she was lured to the singer's house following a concert at a nightclub on February 23, 2017 and was raped several times by Lowell Grissom, who performs under the name Young Lo.  / AFP PHOTO / Hector RETAMAL

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Feb 13, 2018 - 8:37 PM

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Agnez Mo bantah jalin cinta dengan Chris Brown

Dec 09, 2017 - 2:21 PM

"Teman aja sih sebenarnya, itu kan memang (kenal) dari berteman," ujar Agnes.

DEKAT. Agnes Monica mengaku dekat sebagai teman dengan musisi Chris Brown, tetapi tak menjalin cinta. Foto diambil dari akun Instagram @agnezmo

Chris Brown restrained from model after abuse account

Feb 22, 2017 - 12:32 PM

A Los Angeles court grants model Karrueche Tran s request for the singer to stay away from her claiming Chris punched and threatened her

Charges against singer Chris Brown a 'set up' – lawyer

Sep 03, 2016 - 10:08 AM

It is interesting to me that when somebody has an incident that supposedly you are frightened to death that the first place you go is to the [gossip website] TMZ says Brown s lawyer

CHRIS BROWN. Chris Brown's lawyer says that his accuser, Baylee Curran, is setting him up. File photo by Fadel Senna/AFP

Chris Brown releases post-arrest song

Sep 02, 2016 - 10:37 AM

Chris titles his new track after a question his accuser asked in a video about his arrest – What Would You Do?

CHRIS BROWN. File photos shows Chris at the World Music Festival 'Mawazine' in May. Chris has released a song shortly after his arrest for allegedly threatening a woman – and the lyrics may obliquely take aim at her. Photo by Fadel Senna/AFP

Chris Brown's record of violence, run-ins with the law

Sep 01, 2016 - 10:04 AM

The singer is set to appear in court after allegedly pointing a gun on a beauty queen

Chris Brown bebas dari tahanan

Aug 31, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Usai membayar jaminan sebesar USD 250 000 Chris akhirnya menghirup udara bebas

Chris Brown akhirnya menghirup udara bebas setelah membayar uang jaminan sebesar USD 250,000 atau sekitar Rp 3,3 miliar ke pihak kepolisian Los Angeles. Sebelumnya, Chris terlibat kasus penyerangan terhadap seorang wanita. Foto oleh David McNew/AFP

Chris Brown released from jail on $250,000 bail – jail records

Aug 31, 2016 - 6:46 PM

Chris Brown is released after allegedly assaulting a woman with a deadly weapon

CHRIS BROWN. The rapper is released on bail after being arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman. File photo shows Chris at the Klipsch Music Center in Indianapolis, Indiana in August 2015. Photo by Steve C Mitchell/EPA

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Aug 31, 2016 - 1:06 PM

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Chris Brown ditahan karena kasus penyerangan

Aug 31, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Mantan kekasih Rihanna ini ditahan usai diduga telah menodongkan pistol ke arah seorang wanita

Untuk yang kesekian kalinya, penyanyi RnB, Chris Brown, ditahan pihak kepolisian. Selasa (30/8), Chris ditahan karena tuduhan penyerangan terhadap seorang wanita. Foto oleh Michael Kovac/AFP

Singer Chris Brown arrested for assault with deadly weapon

Aug 31, 2016 - 8:46 AM

UPDATED Singer Chris Brown is arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon police say following an hours long standoff after a woman alleged he pointed a gun at her

CHRIS BROWN. A file picture dated July 2016 shows US rapper Chris Brown performing during his concert at the Balaton Sound Festival in Hungary. According to media reports, on August 30, Brown was taken into police custody after a standoff at his home in Tarzana, California. Photo by Zoltan Balogh/EPA

'Suge' Knight sues Chris Brown over nightclub shooting

Jun 28, 2016 - 10:07 AM

Suge Knight who survived gunshot wounds to the abdomen chest and left forearm says Chris Brown didn t hire enough security

'SUGE' KNIGHT. The former rap mogul sues Chris Brown for allegedly not hiring enough security at the night club where Suge was shot in 2014. File photo shows Suge arraigned on murder charges in Superior Court in Compton, California in February 2015. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

US police investigate Chris Brown over alleged battery – media

Jan 03, 2016 - 9:54 AM

Chris Brown is in the center of a new police investigation for punching a woman in the face at a party

CHRIS BROWN. The R&B singer is under police investigation for alleged battery. File photo by Steve C Mitchell/EPA

Chris Brown cancels Australia, New Zealand tour

Dec 03, 2015 - 12:32 AM

Officials indicate that Chris Brown would be denied a visa over his conviction for assaulting Rihanna

CHRIS BROWN. The singer's New Zealand and Australia tour is cancelled. In the photo, Chris performs at the Klipsch Music Center in Indianapolis in August 2015. File photo by Steve C Mitchell/EPA

Chris Brown's Fil-Canadian promoter posts bail

Aug 14, 2015 - 7:47 AM

John Michael Pio Roda posts a P50 000 cash bond through his lawyer to bail him out of the Philippine immigration detention center

Chris Brown's Fil-Canadian promoter denies Iglesia ni Cristo's charges

Aug 06, 2015 - 7:20 PM

John Michael Pio Roda the Filipino Canadian arrested for allegedly swindling an Iglesia Ni Cristo company says there is already an agreement to repay the amount lost from Chris Brown s cancelled 2014 concert

Chris Brown skips preliminary investigation for PH concert estafa complaint

Jul 31, 2015 - 7:20 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says the investigation may proceed even if Brown chooses not to participate

Screengrab from Instagram/Chris Brown Official

DOJ summons Chris Brown, promoter for estafa case

Jul 28, 2015 - 5:42 PM

Chris Brown and his promoter John Michael Pio Roda are subpoenaed by the Department of the Justice for alleged fraud

CHRIS BROWN. The Department of Justice summons the singer and his promoter, John Michael Pio Roda, to claim copies of MDC's estafa complaint

Chris Brown parties in Macau as Philippines jails his promoter

Jul 25, 2015 - 1:26 PM

Chris Brown s promoter John Michael Pio Roda is arrested for fraud

CHRIS BROWN AND MIKE RODA. Chris Brown is partying in Macau, while his promoter, John Michael Pio Roda, is arrested. Photos from Instagram/chrisbrownofficial and Facebook/John Michael Pio Roda

Chris Brown cleared to leave Philippines after bizarre appeals

Jul 24, 2015 - 8:25 PM

Rapper Chris Brown leaves country after initially being barred from flying out

CHRIS BROWN. The singer has finally left Manila after being grounded for almost 4 days. Photo from Instagram/chrisbrownofficial

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Leila de Lima: Chris Brown could have left Manila sooner

Jul 24, 2015 - 5:55 PM

Chris Brown just has to fill out an Emigration Clearance Certificate form to leave Manila

CHRIS BROWN. The R&B star has to fill up a Emigration Clearance Certificate form in order to leave the country. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America/AFP

Chris Brown promoter Mike Roda detained by Immigration

Jul 24, 2015 - 4:52 PM

UPDATED Chris Brown s Filipino Canadian concert promoter John Michael Pio Roda is apprehended by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration on immigration violations

Chris Brown: 'I've done nothing wrong'

Jul 24, 2015 - 12:02 PM

Read what Chris Brown posted on Twitter about the situation

CHRIS BROWN. The singer says that he is innocent on Twitter. Screengrab from instagram/chrisbrownofficial

Chris Brown rants, breakdances while stuck in Philippines

Jul 23, 2015 - 12:53 PM

The rapper who was prevented from leaving the Philippines due to a lookout bulletin order from the DOJ posts on Instagram from his hotel room

ASKING TO LEAVE. Chris Brown in an Instagram video posted late Thursday night, July 23. Screengrab from Instagram/@chrisbrownofficial

Promotor siapkan penggantian tiket konser Chris Brown di Jakarta

Jul 23, 2015 - 10:29 AM

Batal datang ke Jakarta promotor konser Chris Brown siapkan refund tiket

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Jul 23, 2015 - 2:39 AM

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Chris Brown barred from leaving Manila – here's why

Jul 22, 2015 - 5:29 PM

Chris Brown is asked to secure clearance from the Department of Justice

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Konser Chris Brown di Jakarta batal (lagi)

Jul 22, 2015 - 1:41 PM

Pihak promotor belum mendapatkan kepastian soal pembatalan konser ini

CHRIS BREEZY. The "Forever" singer is performing live in Manila on July 21

Chris Brown greets PH fans at Manila concert

Jul 21, 2015 - 10:25 PM

The singer says hi to his FIlipino fans on Instagram just hours before his concert

CHRIS BROWN. The "Forever" singer is performing live in Manila on July 21

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Jun 10, 2015 - 8:00 AM

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Kepala Staf Angkatan Darat Jenderal Gatot Nurmantyo. Foto oleh Febriana Firdaus/Rappler

Chris Brown ends probation for 2009 Rihanna attack

Mar 21, 2015 - 11:51 AM

He previously pleaded guilty for assaulting Rihanna in June 2009

FINALLY OFF PROBATION. Brown tweets his excitement

#PugadBaboy: That schizo dress

Mar 11, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Chris Brown denied entry to Canada

Feb 25, 2015 - 10:46 AM

The good people of the Canadian government wouldn t allow me entry I ll be back this summer and will hopefully see all my Canadian fans says the singer

Chris Brown no-show at PH New Year concert

Jan 01, 2015 - 12:24 AM

Due to unfortunate circumstances I can’t bring in the New Year with you ’ the R B singer tweets

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Sep 09, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Sep 09, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Sep 09, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Chris Brown pleads guilty to hitting a fan

Sep 02, 2014 - 11:56 PM

The misdemeanor assault charge carries a maximum 180 days in jail but as part of a plea deal with the US Attorney s Office a judge in District of Columbia Superior Court sentenced Brown to time served

OUT OF JAIL. Rapper Chris Brown thanked fans for their support after he left jail after serving time for a parole violation of his domestic violence case. AFP File Photo

US rapper Chris Brown released from jail

Jun 03, 2014 - 10:01 AM

Though he ll have to face more legal woes from other charges Chris Brown is now out of jail after he served time for violating parole with regard to his previous domestic violence case

BEHIND BARS. After being booted out of rehab, Chris Brown will remain in jail

Trial postponed, Chris Brown heads back to LA

Apr 24, 2014 - 12:54 PM

After his trial on misdemeanor charges was twice postponed Brown is now due back in Washington for a status hearing on June 25

BEHIND BARS. After being booted out of rehab, Chris Brown will remain in jail

Hip-hop star Chris Brown's trial delayed to April 23

Apr 22, 2014 - 9:59 AM

The delay follow the convicition of Brown s bodyguard on related charges

FOR TRIAL. The rapper's new assault case is set to be heard on court starting Monday, April 21. AFP File Photo