Pop star Chris Brown has admitted guilt and apologized for assaulting his then-girlfriend Rihanna in February, but he does not remember hitting the singer, he told CNN’s Larry King. LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) — Pop star Chris Brown has admitted guilt and apologized for assaulting his then-girlfriend Rihanna in February, but he does not remember hitting the singer, he told CNN’s Larry King. Looking at police reports about the incident makes him feel like he’s reading about a stranger, Brown said in his first television interview since the arrest
Pop singer Chris Brown was sentenced Tuesday to serve five years probation and more than 1,400 hours in "labor-oriented service" for assaulting his pop star girlfriend, Rihanna. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Patricia Schnegg said in the sentencing she wants to see Brown conduct “actual physical labor, as opposed to some type of community service.” The sentencing was delayed earlier this month because documents detailing Brown’s proposed community service plan in Virginia, where he maintains a legal residence and wants to serve his sentence, had not arrived in time for Schnegg to review them. Brown’s probation will be overseen by the state of California, the judge said
Singer Chris Brown’s punishment for assaulting his pop star girlfriend, Rihanna, is expected to become official Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom. Rihanna will not attend Brown’s sentencing, where a judge is expected to impose five years of probation and about 1,400 hours in “labor-oriented service.” “Her presence is not required,” Rihanna’s lawyer Donald Etra said. “She will be working out of state.” Rihanna, whose real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, appeared briefly in court in June after Brown admitted guilt to a felony assault in a plea deal
A street vendor in Ghana’s capital sells small American flags with an image of President Obama on them, in front of a billboard that proclaims "Akwaaba" — or "Welcome" — next to a smiling image of the U.S.
Michael Jackson spent the last night of his life doing what he had always done: performing. The singer was in rehearsals at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, running through a full slate of songs from his upcoming 50-concert London event flanked by friends and colleagues. He marveled at the major set pieces that had finally been installed in the rehearsal space.
Michael Jackson, the sensationally gifted “King of Pop” who emerged from childhood superstardom to become the entertainment world’s most influential singer and dancer before his life and career deteriorated in a freakish series of scandals, died Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. He was 50. The person said Jackson died in a Los Angeles hospital.
A day before President Obama was to give a widely anticipated speech in Cairo, Egypt, the administration was using online networking tools to further reach out to the Muslim world. “In the spirit of engagement, we invited the international audience to submit comments via text message,” reads a page at America.gov, which will begin posting messages as soon as Obama’s speech begins, about 6:10 a.m. ET Thursday.
Singer Chris Brown has recorded a song with his reported girlfriend, Rihanna, just days after charges were filed against him for allegedly assaulting her, the record’s producer said Thursday through a publicist. The producer, Polow Da Don, said the singers completed a duet earlier this week, but released no other details, said his publicist Laura Wright. “My heart goes out to both Chris and Rihanna for what has happened in the past,” he said
The argument that led to singer Chris Brown’s arrest on felony assault charges began when his girlfriend found a text message on his cell phone from "a woman who Brown had a previous sexual relationship with," according to a sworn police statement. Authorities charged Brown on Thursday with felony counts of assault and making criminal threats, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said