Chris Brown's probation ends, Rihanna assault case closed
Singer Chris Brown is officially off probation six years after he assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna hours before the 2009 Grammy Awards.
Los Angeles: Singer Chris Brown is officially off probation six years after he assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna hours before the 2009 Grammy Awards.
Superior Court Judge James R Brandlin ended Brown's probation and declared that the felony assault case was closed, reported E! online. According to James, the "Loyal" hitmaker had completed his 1,000.5 hours of community service, including community labour, domestic violence counselling and rehab.
The Probation Department concluded there were no violations to the probation. Following the court decision, Brown tweeted, "I am off probation! Thank the Lord."
Earlier in the day, the 25-year-old singer posted, "Hopefully this is my last day in court..... Pray for me.." along with some praying emojis. Brown pleaded guilty to Rihanna case in June 2009 after he was charged with felony assault and making criminal threats.
He was sentenced to six months of community labour, a-year-long domestic-violence course and five years of probation.