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Chris Brown Tweets About 'Racist' DA, Offers Thoughts on Our 'Bitchass' Legal System
Chris Brown is not a happy camper. Specifically, he's pissed about getting handed 1,000 community service hours last week by the District Attorney, and yesterday he went on Twitter to offer the DA and the L.A. legal system some very pointed feedback.
Music star Brown, you may recall, ended up being so well-acquainted with the law when he was arrested for beating up then-girlfriend Rihanna. He also enjoys using Twitter as his personal soapbox, recently sharing his state of butthurt over being unpopular and his plans to quit music, and often makes broad comparisons to his plight and that of Jesus.
He received the extra comm serv hours because a judge believes he falsified reports of his qualifying service, a matter of contention first raised several months ago. In the meantime, Brown hasn't exactly kept himself away from trouble. Perhaps a scholar of the Lindsay Lohan school of how not to behave while on probation, Brown has found himself accused of shoving a woman at a nightclub, put graffiti up on his own home, loses his cool with a valet over $10, and was investigated for possibly being involved in a hit-and-run...to name a few headline-making flare-ups.
We're not sure if the DA's office has seen Brown's Tweets, and if they'll be taking his feedback into consideration.