R&B Singer Chris Brown Leaves Rehab
Troubled singer Chris Brown has left his Los Angeles rehabilitation facility and is continuing his treatment for anger issues as an outpatient doing community service work. Brown voluntarily entered the facility Oct. 29 after he was arrested in Washington for fighting with a man that left him with a misdemeanor assault charge.
The 24-year-old was arrested around 4:30 a.m. on Oct. 27 after police said he punched a man who wanted his autograph in front of the W Hotel near the White House. After a court appearance the next day, he checked into a rehab facility “to gain focus and insight into his past and recent behavior, enabling him to continue the pursuit of his life and his career from a healthier vantage point,” Brown’s representative Nicole Perna said at the time.
The singer spent 16 days in the Malibu facility. Perna says the singer will continue treatment for anger issues as an outpatient in Los Angeles.
Brown is working on the community service requirement of the plea deal he agreed to after pleading guilty to attacking then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009. Brown faces four years in prison if a judge decides to revoke his probation a second time. A judge briefly revoked it in August after a hit-and-run, and ordered him to perform an additional 1,000 hours of community service.