Brown, who is now 24, is a grown man and he needs to start acting like one. I don’t know if his mother gives him the advice he needs or whether Brown ignores it.
But I do know this: If Brown continues down this dangerous path, he could wind up in prison because he has such disdain for the law.
Here’s what Brown said about the community service he was ordered to complete after a recent hit-and-run violation.
“Community service, that sh** is a bitch. I’ll be honest – and you can quote me on that. …For me, I think it’s more of a power trip for the DA. I can speak freely now, because I don’t really care what they say about it, but as far as, like, the 1,000 extra hours they gave me, that’s totally fricking bananas.”
Meanwhile, Brown’s rap sheet – and his reputation as brutal knucklehead — is growing fast.
He was involved in a 2001 fight with singer Drake at a New York nightclub. He also fought with singer Frank Ocean and others during an argument about a parking space outside of a recording studio in Los Angeles. Brown pleaded guilty to one count of felony assault and received five years’ probation.
Brown is due back in court Nov. 20 in Los Angeles to update a judge on his probation. Prosecutors could seek a revocation of his probation after his arrest in D.C. His court dates in DC and Los Angeles are five days apart.
After he was charged with beating up Rihanna in 2009, Brown wrote a controversial song called “Changed Man.”
I’m a changed man
‘Cause you mean that much to me
And I don’t wanna be done
I’m doing all that I can
And everybody hates Chris
They can never understand
Brown is right. I don’t understand. I don’t understand his violent tendencies. I don’t understand how he can beat up a woman. I don’t understand why he continues to self-destruct.
But he’s certainly a changed man: He’s gone from bad to worse.
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2. Bobby Shmurda
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3. Apollo Nida was just sentenced to 8 years in prison for fraud.
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4. Darren Sharper is currently on trial for rape in several states.
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5. Justin Bieber has had some trouble with the law in the past for marijuana possession, drag racing and a number of other crimes.
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6. Ja Rule spent two years in prison for gun possession and tax evasion.
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7. Joseline Hernandez has spent some time in jail for prostitution prior to her Love & Hip Hop fame.
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8. Nene Leakes was charged with shoplifting in her early 20's.
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9. Chris Brown is currently in jail for violating his probation.
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10. Lindsay Lohan
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11. Wesley Snipes was convicted and spent some time in the big house.
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12. Ron Isley spent time in jail for tax evasion.
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13. Foxy Brown's numerous probation violations landed her in the slammer for a year (76 days in solitary confinement).(AP)
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14. A drunk Shia Labeouf was arrested for trespassing at a Walgreens. The store was closing and he refused to leave. (AP)
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15. OJ Simpson
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16. 50 Cent was arrested on drug charges and spent 6 months in an incarceration boot camp and earned his GED while there. AP
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17. Lil' Wayne served a year at Rikers for illegal gun possession & performed suicide watch with at-risk inmates. (AP)
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18. Ozzy Osbourne was arrested for peeing on the Alamo in San Antonio. He bragged about it & got a 20 yr. ban from the city. AP
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19. T.I. spent 11 months (the last time) in jail for probation violation. He is on the straight and narrow again. (AP)
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20. Martha Stewart was found guilty of insider trading and spent 5 months in federal prison & 2 years of supervised release. AP
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21. Gucci Mane has been in jail several times; drug possession, assault and probation violations. (AP)
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22. Nicole Richie only spent 82 minutes of her four-day sentence in jail for a DUI due to overcrowding in the system. (AP)
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23. Boy George got 15 months for chaining a male escort to a wall (without his consent) in his flat during a photo session.
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24. Lil’ Kim was at the very peak of her career when she was charged with conspiracy and perjury charges. She got 1 year & 1 day.
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25. Michelle Rodriguez has been in & out of jail four times: DUI, hit & run, probation violations, driving without a license.
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26. Kiefer Sutherland was charged with misdemeanor drunk driving in Los Angeles and spent 48 days in jail. (AP)
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27. Robert Downey Jr. spent 4 months in a LA jail and a year in prison for drugs and probation violations. He is doing well now.
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28. A hairdresser cashed an unauthorized check and Mystikal gave her a choice; jail or sex (not legal) and he got six years. (AP)
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29. Christian Slater was sentenced to three months in jail for assaulting his girlfriend & the man who tried to help her.
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30. Actor & comedian Tim Allen spent over two years in prison for cocaine possession (before he found fame). (AP)
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31. A drunk Edward Furlong was arrested for “freeing” a tank of lobsters in a Kentucky grocery store. (AP)
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32. Michael Vick spent 21 months in jail for financing a dog fighting business. He is out and doing well. Go Mike! (AP)
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