Chris Brown gets his hands dirty for the common good

2009-09-17 15:22

Singer Chris Brown cleared weeds and debris at police horse stables

in Virginia as part of his community service for beating ex-girlfriend


Richmond television stations yesterday showed Brown working as

police stood nearby. He wore an orange vest, white tanktop, baggy jeans and a

red baseball cap, and carried a yard tool used to cut tall weeds.

Brown did not speak to the media but he waved to fans who saw him

working. The 20-year-old was sentenced in California last month to five years’

probation, six months of community labour and a year of domestic violence

counselling for the February attack.

He is performing the labour and undergoing counselling in Richmond,

near his home in Montpelier. A police spokesperson would not discuss Brown’s


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