Chris Brown is in custody in Paris after being accused of rape.
French officers inform The Associated Press that the Grammy-winning singer was arrested Monday (Jan. 21) on potential costs of aggravated rape and drug infractions and stays in custody. Investigators have two days to determine whether or not to let him go or file preliminary costs.
Brown was detained together with two different unidentified folks, together with his bodyguard. The girl who filed the criticism stated she met Brown and his associates on Jan. 15-16 on the membership Le Crystal earlier than going to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
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Brown had been in Paris for Fashion Week, the place he attended the Yohji Yamamoto present. His legal professional, Mark Geragos, has but to touch upon the investigation.
The 29-year-old singer has a historical past of run-ins with the regulation, together with a 2009 incident involving his then-girlfriend, Rihanna. He pled responsible to felony assault and making prison threats, and acquired 5 years’ probation and neighborhood service.
In July, Brown was arrested after a live performance in West Palm Beach, Florida, on a felony battery cost stemming from an April 2017 incident the place he was accused of punching a person who photographed him with out permission.
Earlier this month, he launched his new single “Undecided” is readying his new album Indigo for launch later this yr.
UPDATE: Chris Brown and the 2 different males who had been detained have been launched from police custody. The singer was launched on his personal recognizance, with out bail. While an investigation continues, Brown is free to go away France. French prosecutors inform TMZ, “The investigations, which aren’t closed at this stage, will proceed underneath the authority of the Paris prosecutor’s workplace.”
Taking to Instagram, Brown denied the accusations. “I WANNA MAKE IT PERFECTLY CLEAR…… THIS IS FALSE AND A WHOLE LOT OF CAP!” he wrote. “NNNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEVVVVVVVVVVEEEEEERRRRRR!!!!!! FOR MY DAUGHTER AND MY FAMILY THIS IS SO DISPRESPECTFUL AND IS AGAINST MY CHARACTER AND MORALS!!!!!”