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Chris Brown Gets More Jail Time After Admitting Probation Violation

Brown was sentenced to a year in jail, with credit for time served

R&B Singer Chris Brown admitted to violating his probation Friday and has been sentenced to 131 days in jail.

The Grammy-winning singer appeared before a judge in Los Angeles and admitted to violating his probation by assaulting a man in front of a hotel in Washington, D.C., the Associated Press reports.

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Brown was sentenced for violating his probation in the Rihanna case. Brown violently assaulted Rihanna in a car just hours before the 2009 Grammys.

L.A. Superior Court judge James R. Brandlin sentenced Brown to a year in jail, with 234 days spent in both jail and rehab counted for time served. Brown was initially facing up to 4 years in prison.

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Brown was also ordered to remain on probation until Jan. 23.

This isn’t the final legal hurdle for the R&B singer. Brown is still facing a misdemeanor assault charge in Washington, D.C.

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