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Chris Brown Tweets: 'I Like Being The Person Everyone Hates'

Recording artist Chris Brown arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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Before his most recent court appearance, Chris Brown tweeted that he enjoys being the guy everyone hates.

Brown was in court Monday for a probation hearing to determine whether he completed his scheduled community service which was part of the sentence for his assault against Rihanna in 2009. There are also new legal issues of a possible hit-and-run and his fight with Frank Ocean which could be considered a violation of his probation.

"I like being the person everyone hates," he tweeted early Monday morning. According to Us Weekly, he added that it "makes life exciting," but that tweet is no longer live.

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According to Us, he "appeared somber" during the hearing. After pleading guilty to one felony count of beating then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009, he was given five years of probation and sentenced to 180 days of community service in his hometown of Richmond, Va.

KTLA reports he completed the court-ordered community service, but not to the satisfaction of the D.A.'s Office, who are taking issue with sloppy paperwork and "possible oversight" in how the community service was carried out. Prosecutors have asked for more documentation from the Richmond Police Department and will then decide whether or not there has been a violation of his probation terms.

As TMZ notes, the charge would be only one of several that the singer could face in his July 15 hearing. He could be prosecuted for battery against singer Frank Ocean, even though Ocean declined to press charges. There's also the matter of a car accident in which Brown allegedly gave false insurance information, which could turn the incident into a hit-and-run.

On June 8, Brown tweeted another message that shows he's not concerned with his lousy public image: "Be yourself! Acceptance is trivial. When we die, we die alone! Artist worry about their brand. I worry about supporting my family!"

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