UPDATE: 3/17/14 6PM EST
Chris Brown has been ordered to remain in jail without bail until April 23 when his next hearing will occur.
Brown was arrested Friday after he was tossed out of a Malibu substance-abuse and anger-management facility where he had been for about the past four months. Brown’s attorney, Mark Geragos, asked that Brown be allowed to enroll in another program, but Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Brandlin denied the request, ordering the singer to remain behind bars. Another hearing has been set for April 23.
The L.A. Sheriff’s Department revealed that Chris was arrested because he’d “allegedly violated probation related to his 2009 conviction” by being kicked out of rehab. TMZ reported that Chris was booted from rehab because he broke internal rules, but no specific details as to what exactly happened had surfaced – until now.
The site reports that Breezy was kicked out for several reasons, one of which involves touching a woman’s elbow after he was asked to stay at least two feet away from all members of the opposite sex. The site reports:
Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ … the rehab facility imposed the 2-foot rule because of the Rihanna case — specifically, that he beat her. The people who run the facility imposed the highly unusual rule, and we’re told Chris violated it by touching elbows and hands with a woman.
As for the 2 other violations, we’re told Chris left the facility last week on an authorized outing, but when he returned he was told to submit to a random drug test and he refused. Our sources say he later took the test and the results were negative, but the initial refusal was a violation of rules.
And the third violation … the facility claims Chris made a mockery of rehab during a group session with some harsh comments.
Harsh comments, touching the elbows and hands of a woman, and refusing a drug test… who would’ve guessed? Hopefully, this is all cleared up soon, as we would hate to see Chris in jail for an extended period of time.
SOURCE: TMZ | PHOTO CREDIT: Splash