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Chris Brown's alleged assault victim testifies as trial begins

April 17th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
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Chris Brown's misdemeanour assault trial is expected to start on Friday (18Apr14) after his bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, took the stand on Thursday (17Apr14), charged with beating up plaintiff Parker Adams.

Both men are accused of attacking the 20 year old outside a Washington, D.C. hotel last year (13).

Hollosy has been charged with misdemeanour assault and faces six months behind bars if convicted.

Adams, who claims the bodyguard broke his nose in the fight, testified on Thursday that Brown lashed out at him after refusing to have his picture taken with the alleged victim, but it wa...

Chris Brown's Mugshot Surfaces Week Before Trial

April 17th, 2014 6:39pm EDT
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Chris Brown's Mugshot from his arrest last October have hit the Internet, a week before his assault trial begins.

Chris Brown has blond hair in the mugshot released by WUSA9. The shots also show several of his famous neck tattoos.

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Brown was arrested on October 27, 2013 in Washington D.C. After he and his bodyguard allegedly brawled with a man outside the W Hotel. Brown's bodyguard Christopher Hollosy says he punched the man after he tried to get...

Drake bought Rihanna $42,000 ring

April 16th, 2014 4:20am EDT
Drake has bought Rihanna a $42,000 ring.
The 'From Time' rapper, who is reportedly dating the 'Unapologetic' singer, has splashed out on the yellow diamond, although it is not believed to be an engagement ring.
A source told The Daily Star newspaper: "Rihanna was delighted with the gift.
"She has accepted it as a token of Drake's love. He's now even changing his schedule to spend as much time as possible with her.
"It's all getting increasingly serious between them."
The 'Stay' hitmaker, 26, and the 27-year-old star have been "inseparable" in recent weeks and Rihanna hopes he will ask her...

Ne-Yo: 'I don't condone Chris Brown's behaviour'

April 13th, 2014 1:53pm EDT
R&B star Ne-Yo has spoken out to clarify his comments which suggested Chris Brown had been treated unfairly by U.S. authorities, insisting the troubled singer has made "serious mistakes" and he is "paying for them".

The So Sick hitmaker was caught on camera by talking about Brown's ongoing legal troubles as he awaits trial on an assault charge.

Ne-Yo appeared to suggest Brown had been given unfair treatment because of his star status, saying, "The system likes to make an example of celebrities, that's all it is. Because he (Brown) is who he is they're making an example of him. It'...

Ne-Yo: Chris Brown is unfairly used as example

April 11th, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Ne-Yo thinks Chris Brown is unfairly being held up as an example.
The 'Closer' hitmaker is angered by his fellow R&B singer's treatment by the US justice system and believes he has been deliberately targeted and shown little mercy because of his celebrity status.
Chris is currently in a Virginia jail awaiting trial for an assault charge, and stands accused of breaking Parker Adams' nose when he tried to insert himself in a photograph the singer was taking with two female fans outside the W Hotel in Washington D.C. last October.
Quizzed about the 'Fine China' singer's predicament by a TMZ ph...

Chris Brown's trial is going ahead

April 7th, 2014 9:20pm EDT
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Chris Brown's request to have his assault charges dismissed has been rejected.
Lawyers for the 'Fine China' hitmaker - who is accused of breaking Parker Adams' nose when he tried to insert himself in a photograph that the singer was taking with two female fans outside the W Hotel in Washington D.C. last October - claimed the singer should be cleared of all charges because prosecutors abused the grand jury process, but judge Patricia Wynn ruled in court on Monday (04.07.14) that his trial will go ahead later this month.
Chris' lawyer, Mark Geragos, argued prosecutors used the grand jury to "...

Chris Brown to miss DC hearing?

April 7th, 2014 6:20am EDT
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Chris Brown may miss his Washington D.C. court hearing today (04.07.14).
The 'Fine China' hitmaker - who is accused of breaking Parker Adams' nose when he tried to insert himself in a photograph that the singer was taking with two female fans outside the W Hotel in Washington D.C. last October - is due to appear in front of a judge with his lawyer, Mark Geragos, in a bid to get all charges against him dropped but has still not arrived in the city.
According to website TMZ, he was taken from Los Angeles County jail cell on Thursday (04.03.14) by US Marshals to travel across the country and...

Celebs We're Expecting To Check Into Rehab

April 6th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Celebs We're Expecting To Check Into Rehab
We wouldn't wish any celebrity to have to utilize the services of a rehab center, but for some, it's just inevitable. The warning signs are there, the celebrity thinks that they are invincible and is completely out of control. It happens to the best of them -- and some of them don't come out of addiction issues unscathed. Here, we give you our list of those celebrities of whom we think we could expect to check themselves in for treatment anytime soon -- before it's too late.

1. Zac Efron

Zac has already made us aware that he looked into treatment earlier in the year for a reported...

Chris Brown's charges could be upgraded

April 4th, 2014 11:20pm EDT
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Chris Brown's misdemeanor assault charge could reportedly be upgraded to a felony.
The 'Fine China' singer, who allegedly broke Parker Adams' nose when he tried to insert himself in a photograph that the singer was taking with two female fans outside the W Hotel in Washington D.C. last October, is due to appear in front of a judge in the city on Monday (04.07.14) with his lawyer, Mark Geragos, in a bid to get all charges against him dropped.
Chris' lawyer will ask the judge to dismiss the case on the grounds that prosecutors misused the grand jury system.
But prosecutors filed new court doc...

Chris Brown in US marshal custody

April 3rd, 2014 9:20pm EDT
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Chris Brown has been taken into custody by US marshals.
The 'Fine China' hitmaker was transferred from a Los Angeles jail into a holding facility in San Bernardino yesterday (04.03.14) where he'll then be escorted to Washington DC later this week for an upcoming trial.
The singer, who was jailed last month after violating his probation which was linked to his 2009 conviction, is expected to board the plane later today (04.04.14), but he'll have to make multiple stops - including one in Oklahoma - so that to marshals can pick up other prisoners on the way.
According to gossip website TMZ.c...

Chris Brown's attorney fighting for client's freedom ahead of assault trial

April 1st, 2014 9:30pm EDT
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A Los Angeles judge is considering a request from Chris Brown's lawyer to let the singer walk free from jail in time for a court hearing in Washington, D.C. later this month (Apr14).

Mark Geragos was in court on Tuesday (01Apr14) calling for time with his client before the assault trial, relating to a fight outside a Washington, D.C. hotel last year (13).

The lawyer told the court that he is outraged by the very suggestion that Brown could be shackled, hauled out of L.A. County Jail and sent directly to his hearing.

According to, Geragos argued that his client should be allowed t...

Chris Brown 'loves' Karrueche Tran

April 1st, 2014 12:20pm EDT
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Chris Brown declared his love for Karrueche Tran in a voicemail she posted online.
The 'Yeah 3x' hitmaker called his on/off girlfriend - who he was believed to have recently split from - from jail to ask her to pass a message on to thank fans for their support with his new video 'Loyal'.
He said in the message: "I'm calling all my fans, letting ya'll know I love ya'll. Thank ya'll for all the support.
"Thanks for everything. The video just came out so I hope ya'll enjoyed that."
He then ended the call saying: "And most importantly, K, Karrueche, I love you."
It had been claimed the 25-year-...

Rihanna and Drake aren't official

March 29th, 2014 7:20pm EDT
Rihanna and Drake aren't officially girlfriend and boyfriend.
The duo have been dating exclusively for a number of weeks and were photographed holding hands in London earlier this week, but reportedly haven't put a label on their relationship yet.
A source close to the 26-year-old beauty told that she is very "happy" that the 'Hold On, We're Going Home' hitmaker, 27, "belongs to her" but they are in no rush to discuss their romance.
The insider explained: "She's just happy to be in his presence and wanted by him.
"Nothing is official in terms of their relationship but they...

Chris Brown's lawyers ask for assault case to be dismissed

March 28th, 2014 4:10am EDT
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Chris Brown's lawyers have asked a judge to dismiss the misdemeanour assault charge the singer is facing in Washington, D.C.

The embattled star's legal representatives claim prosecutors misused the grand jury process to prepare for the trial, and filed a motion on Wednesday (26Mar14) to have the case dismissed.

Prosecutors had not responded to the motion as WENN went to press.

The case relates to the alleged assault of a man outside Brown's hotel in the U.S. capital in October (13). The 24-year-old singer and his bodyguard Christopher Hollosy both stand accused of punching the alleged vi...

Rumor Patrol: Chris Brown And Ariana Grande Dating, Kurt Cobain's Death, More

March 22nd, 2014 6:03pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Chris Brown And Ariana Grande Dating, Kurt Cobain'
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Chris Brown Dating Ariana Grande: After it was revealed Brown and Grande were working on a song together, rumors swirled that the working relationship turned to romance. Is Grande really falling for the bad boy?

Verdict: False. One of Brown's friends told RumorFix it was just a rumor. The rapper doesn't have much time for a girlfriend at the moment, anyway, thanks to his issues with jail and rehab.


Chris Brown feels like 'a caged animal'

March 21st, 2014 7:20pm EDT
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Chris Brown has vowed to turn his life around.
The 'Fine China' singer, who was transferred to a jail in Los Angeles after he was kicked out of a court-ordered rehab facility last Friday (03.14.14), and must stay there until his next probation violation hearing on April 23, has told friends he is absolutely miserable behind bars.
A source, who recently spoke to the 24-year-old star, told gossip website that Chris said being in prison is "the worst experience of my life," and he feels like "a caged animal."
He also reportedly said: "I'll never f**k up again."
The 'Don't Wake Me Up' s...

Shining Stars And Falling Stars: Jessica Simpson And Chris Brown

March 21st, 2014 8:00am EDT
Shining Stars And Falling Stars: Jessica Simpson And Chris Brown
Shining Star - Jessica Simpson:

Despite being mostly known for being a ditz, Jessica Simpson really has come a long way. She is a mother of two and the matriarch of an insanely huge fashion empire. She spends time with her kids, plays dress up with her daughter and shares her family photos with her many fans.

In addition, Jessica is also looking fit and fabulous these days and is an inspiration for women everywhere to jump on the bandwagon. She's had several very lucrative sponsorships in the past years and has maintained herself as a successful businesswoman, mother and celebrity and ...

Chris Brown eager to reach civil settlement

March 20th, 2014 4:20pm EDT
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Chris Brown is close to reaching a civil settlement with a man he allegedly assaulted in Washington D.C.
The 24-year-old star's lawyer, Mark Geragos, has reportedly offered Parker Adams, who claims Chris broke his nose and hurled a homophobic slur at him in the city last October, a large financial deal in the hopes of convincing him to tell prosecutors he no longer wants to participate in the criminal case against Chris, thus helping the Grammy Award-winner avoid any more time in jail.
A source told gossip website that prosecutors are aware that Geragos is in negotiations for a civi...

Chris Brown Eager To Settle Assault Case With Cash

March 20th, 2014 2:02pm EDT
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Chris Brown is racing to pay the man who claims the rapper assaulted him – so he doesn’t have to go to court and face four years in prison.

Brown and his bodyguard Christopher Hollosy allegedly got into a fight with another man outside the W Hotel on Oct. 27. They were initially charged with felony assault, but later the charges were reduced to misdemeanors.

Back in January Brown turned down a plea deal that would lessen the charge if he pled guilty to simple assault.

TMZ now reports Brown hopes an offer is still on the table, because his lawyer has reached out to the alleged victim for ...

Karrueche Tran dumped Chris Brown because of texts

March 20th, 2014 5:20am EDT
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Karrueche Tran dumped Chris Brown over his "inappropriate" text conversations with other women.
The 25-year-old model reportedly ended her romance with the 'Yeah 3x' hitmaker in February after visiting him in rehab - where he was on a court-ordered anger management program - and finding his phone was filled with messages from girls, gossip website TMZ reports.
Karrueche is said to have been particularly upset because she had been "nothing but supportive" to her on/off lover throughout his recent problems, and she also had no idea he had allegedly been getting close to women in the Malibu cl...

Chris Brown's shower time limited in jail

March 18th, 2014 4:20pm EDT
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Chris Brown won't be allowed to shower every day in jail.
The R&B singer was sentenced to stay behind bars in a Los Angeles correctional facility for another month on Monday (03.17.14) after getting thrown out of a rehab facility in Malibu, and it has now emerged he will reportedly only be able to wash once every two days.
Chris - whose legal troubles stem from violating his probation in the infamous Rihanna assault case - will be placed in solitary confinement 23 hours a day, according to TMZ, so won't have to worry about his personal hygiene bothering a cellmate.
However, the site reports...

Chris Brown Was Kicked Out Of Rehab For Inappropriate Relationship

March 18th, 2014 4:03pm EDT
Chris Brown Was Kicked Out Of Rehab For Inappropriate Relationsh
Chris Brown was reportedly kicked out of a California rehab because he got too close to a woman in the facility. The singer broke three "internal rules," including one made specifically for him that required he stay at least two feet away from females.

This rule was imposed as a direct result of his 2009 probation for his assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna.

According to, he was caught "touching elbows and hands" with a woman. Earlier this month, he was "also in some sort of sexual encounter with a woman at the facility," but that didn't factor in to his removal from rehab.

In add...

Chris Brown to stay in jail for a month

March 17th, 2014 10:20pm EDT
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Chris Brown's mother cried as he was sentenced to stay in jail for another month today (03.17.14).
The 'Look at Me Now' singer was transferred to a correctional facility in Los Angeles after he was kicked out of a court ordered rehab center on Friday (03.14.14), and it has now been ruled he will stay there until a probation violation hearing on April 23.
Chris, 24, was led into court in an orange jumpsuit despite requests from his lawyer that he be allowed to wear civilian clothes.
His mother, Joyce Hawkins, sobbed as the judge ordered he be kept in prison.
During the hearing judge James...

Chris Brown to remain behind bars and out of trouble

March 17th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
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Embattled R&B star Chris Brown's jail time has been extended to the end of April (14) in a bid to keep him out of trouble until his next court hearing.

The 24-year-old singer was arrested and taken into custody on Friday (14Mar14) after he was asked to leave a Malibu, California rehab facility for reportedly violating the centre's rules.

As a result of his dismissal, lawmakers in California ruled he had violated a court order to complete a rehab stint.

The judge who sentenced Brown after he was arrested and charged with beating up then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009 initially ordered the sin...

Chris Brown got too close to woman in rehab

March 17th, 2014 4:20pm EDT
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Chris Brown was kicked out of rehab for getting too close to a woman.
The 'Fine China' singer spent almost four months at the facility in Malibu, California, and had completed his initial treatment for Anger Management before a judge ordered him back inside until the conclusion of a court case against him in April.
However, Chris was thrown out on Friday (03.14.14) after breaking three "internal rules", one of which was specifically imposed on him, which was to stay at least two feet away from any women.
The rule was made because he is still on probation for his 2009 assault of then-girlfr...

Drake gives Rihanna ultimatum

March 17th, 2014 3:20am EDT
Drake has banned Rihanna from speaking to her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown.
The 'Hold On, We're Going Home' rapper has reportedly told his beau he'll only make their relationship official if she agrees to cut all ties with the 24-year-old singer.
A source told the Daily Star newspaper: "Rihanna and Drake are just having fun at the moment. Neither of them are relationship people really. But Drake has made it clear that if things are going to get serious with them, he doesn't want her speaking with Chris.
"They are never going to get along properly."
Despite their turbulent past, Rihanna, 26, ha...

16 Celebrities With Issues - Bankruptcies, Rehab, And Much More

March 16th, 2014 6:03pm EDT
16 Celebrities With Issues - Bankruptcies, Rehab, And Much More
We understand that celebrities aren't perfect, but some of them have made a second career out of doing dumb things. Here are 16 celebrities with issues:

Justin Bieber - Bieber has been a menace for the past few years, irritating his neighbors in Calabasas (including an alleged egging incident), having his home searched by police, peeing in a mop bucket at a restaurant, drag racing, a DUI, and the infamous disposition video. Bieber has been so uneven people are beginning to think he's on steroids.

Selena Gomez - Selena went to rehab for "exhaustion" and allegedly left early, then hooke...

6 Celebrities You Would Not Want As Neighbors

March 16th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
6 Celebrities You Would Not Want As Neighbors
There are some certain celebrities that we wouldn't mind having as neighbors -- take Alexander Skarsgard, Joe Manganiello or a cool chick like Jennifer Lawrence. These celebrities would be fun to look at, share a beer with or just share in a nice, chilled out conversation. You would get an invite to the coolest parties and possibly rub elbows with even more rich and famous people just because you live in the proximity of their awesomeness.

This list is dedicated to those celebrities who you would NOT want to live near. Why? Because they are just humongous pains in the butt or they are ...

Chris Brown Kicked Out Of Rehab And Sent To Jail

March 15th, 2014 6:11am EDT
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Chris Brown has been kicked out of rehab and sent to jail.

The troubled singer, who was ordered to undergo treatment for his issues with anger management, broke the rules at the Malibu, Calif., facility and was kicked out after four months.

Sources tell that the singer violated "internal rules" and was asked to leave; and that it had nothing to do with drugs or violence. TMZ reports that Brown was caught having an "inappropriate relationship" with a woman who works at the center.

Brown was ordered by an L.A. county judge to attend a 90-day rehab program, and then the judge extend...

Chris Brown being sent to jail

March 14th, 2014 7:20pm EDT
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Chris Brown is reportedly being sent to jail.
The 24-year-old star is being sent behind bars after he allegedly violated a judge's order by getting kicked out of the rehab facility in Malibu he's been staying at for four months, according to
The 'Fine China' hitmaker was chucked out of the facility this morning (03.14.14) for allegedly breaking "internal rules" and, although it is not yet known what he has done, it is believed it had nothing to do with violence or drugs.
The singer is currently in custody and is in the process of being transferred to a local jail.
Chris was ordered ...

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