Judge Orders Chris Brown to Stay in Jail

It seems like orange is now the key colour for Chris Brown.

Chris Brown changed his rapper clothes for jail outfit, as a judge refused to release the singer. Photo: Eva Rinaldi/Flickr

The famous rapper was locked up on a probation violation warrant Friday after he was booted from a court-ordered drug rehab program.

At court Brown sit alongside with his mother, while his attorney Mark Geragos argued the 24-year-old should be allowed to enter another rehab program instead of spending the next month in jail.

Assistant District Attorney Mary Murray, however, explained that the singer has already been ejected from two rehab programs in the last five months and another program should not even be taken into discussion.

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James Brandlin told Brown that he was concerned about a “provocative” statement the rapper on a card at the Malibu rehab center. “I am good at using guns and knives,” according to a document read in court.

The rehab program ordered Brown to leave because of that strange and aggressive statement and two other serious rules violations, the document claim.

Which is more, the scandalous singer simply refused to pass a drug test – which his lawyer denied – and he touched elbows with a female patient, according to the document.

Brown’s next chance to breathe a smell of freedom is now scheduled on April 23 when Brandlin considers whether his arrest on a misdemeanor assault charge in Washington justifies keeping him locked up.

As CNN writes, “there is a possibility the judge will speed up that decision so Brown can travel to D.C. for a trial on that charge.”

According to a probation report released last month, the 24-year-old singer had been recently diagnosed with bipolar II disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and “severe” insomnia. Brown also has a history of past substance abuse.

The facility said at the time of the report that Brown had been a model patient since he checked back into the program on Nov. 20, following an incident where he tossed a rock through the window of his mother’s car.

“Mr. Brown preceded to walk outside and pick up a rock and threw it through his mother’s car window and it shattered,” according to letter from the rehab center included in the probation report.

Brown’s legal troubles began five years ago when he beat Rihanna as the two were in a rented Lamborghini on a Hollywood street. He pleaded guilty to felony assault in June 2009, which resulted in a sentence of five years of probation and 1,400 hours of community labor.

The judge has revoked Brown’s probation twice in the last year, most recently because of his arrest on a sidewalk near the White House after allegedly punching a man.

Brown was interview by probation officer in February, who said that the singer was grateful to be in rehab and “looks forward to staying out of trouble.”

“He remains thankful to the court for the opportunity to find out and learn more about himself, his anger issues and the type of person he wants to become, which is a man who is able to better himself and be a positive role model,” the report states.

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