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Chris Brown sentenced to 131 days in jail

R&B star Chris Brown has been
ordered to spend an additional 131
days in jail by a California court
after admitting to violating the
terms of his probation.
Los Angeles judge James R.
Brandlin formally sentenced the
troubled singer to a full year in jail,
but gave him credit for the 234
days he has spent in rehab and jail,
effectively reducing his sentence to
131 days.
Brown's lawyer told CNN he
expects the 25-year old to be
released from custody within the
next week after spending two
months in jail over alleged
violations of his rehab sentence.
"If he isn't out by Monday, then I
would expect he's getting special
treatment. He's got over 230 days
credit on a 365 (sentence) and
generally the sheriff is releasing on
a lot less than that," lawyer Mark
Geragos said after the hearing on
Brown has been on probation since
2009 after he pleaded guilty to
assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna.
His latest probation violation
relates to an altercation in
Washington DC last year where the
rapper was charged with a
misdemeanor after a man accused
him and his bodyguard, Christopher
Hollosy, of punching him outside a

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