Chris Brown Ordered Not to Contact Rihanna for the Next Five Years

58173106Chris Brown was formally sentenced to five years’ probation for beating Rihanna. He also was ordered to complete 180 days community labor to be personally supervised by the chief of police in Brown’s hometown of Richmond, Va.

He must personally come to court every three months during his probation. The first appearance will be Nov. 19.  Brown, 20, also must complete a 52-week domestic violence program sponsored by the Commonwealth Catholic in Richmond.


Pictured: Entertainer Chris Brown (C) surrounded by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s depuites leaves his sentencing at Los Angeles Criminal Courts on August 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Brown’s probation was 5 years probation and 180 days of community labor, as the result of a plea deal, after he was charged with two felonies for assault on then girlfriend, singer Rihanna, during an argument that occurred on February 8, 2009. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)