Following an hours-long stand-off that resulted in his arrest, Chris Brown has been released from jail on $250,000 bail.
Brown was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after model Baylee Curran alleged that the singer threatened her with a gun. Curran told TMZ that the singer threatened her after she touched a piece of his jewelry that was up for sale. As she left the house a member of Brown’s team tried to get the model to sign a nondisclosure agreement, but she refused.
As police arrived and surrounded Brown’s house, the singer took to social media to declare his innocence, posting three videos to Instagram which have since been deleted.
“I ain’t do sh*t, I ain’t gonna do sh*t. And it is always going to be ‘F*ck the Police,’ Black Lives Matter…And you gotta stop f*cking with me like I am the villain going crazy. I’m not. You guys got me f*cked up though, so good luck.”
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Several celebrities have come to Brown’s defense, including singer Ray J. who was at the house when the alleged altercation went down. The singer posted a video to Instagram and told fans, “I’m not happy with how people can take a false story and blow it up into way more than it should be.”
Other celebs chimed in with messages of support as well.
He gave us light when we needed it, why can't we do the same? pic.twitter.com/BEIjUlfXDT— Keke MF Palmer (@KekePalmer) August 30, 2016
Praying for Chris Brown only love HH— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) August 31, 2016
Chris needs to start loving God and get correct HH— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) August 31, 2016
Prayin for ya @chrisbrown we need ya.— Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) August 31, 2016
I have a different relationship with Chris, That's my boy.I watched him come up, a lot of the shit he go threw is crazy to me. If your not safe at home when do you get a break? If someone calls 911 and says you pulled a gun on them in your house, are the police coming to creat a bunker at the end of your drive way for 11 hours to wait for a search warrant? Then live stream it, This must be VIP Treatment. SMH #EFFENVODKA
An investigation is currently underway. If convicted, Brown faces up to four years in prison.