LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) — A California judge on Wednesday postponed the sentencing of singer Chris Brown for the assault of Rihanna, the singer with whom Brown has had a romantic relationship.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Patricia Schnegg was expected to impose five years of probation and about 1,400 hours in “labor-oriented service.” However, Schnegg said documents detailing his proposed community service plan in Virginia, where Brown maintains a legal residence and wants to serve his sentence, had not arrived in time for her to approve them for sentencing.
Schnegg has said Brown could apply to have his supervised probation transferred to Virginia and complete his community service there, but it would have to meet the court’s standards.
Rihanna did not attend Wednesday hearing. Brown, wearing a dark business suit, entered the court with his attorney, Mark Geragos.
“My client is doing great, she is hard at work,” Rihanna’s attorney, Donald Etra, said after the brief hearing.
“We were obviously hoping all proceedings would be concluded today,” he added.
Sources say the proceeding were also postponed due to Rihanna’s insistence of having the restraining order removed.
I genuiely think he made a mistake, a huge mistake! But these two need to be careful and think this through if they’re gonna resume their relationship! The judge should of order the two to seek couple’s counseling cause their gonna need it.
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