Chris Brown was accused Thursday of wrongfully owning a capuchin monkey after he was found posting pictures of the little primate via web-based networking media. The monkey, named Fiji and included in his Instagram stories, was seized by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife when officers executed a court order at Brown’s home.
A representative for the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office said the monkey was taken to an asylum “and is doing great.” Dark coloured purportedly purchased the monkey for his little girl Royalty, film of which is as yet accessible on YouTube. Capuchin monkeys are little, weigh under 10 pounds, and have for a considerable length of time been utilized in movies and TV.
Dark coloured is planned to be charged Feb. 6 on two crime tallies of ownership of a fascinating creature without an allow. Whenever sentenced, Brown could look up to a half year in prison. A rep for Brown did not quickly react to BuzzFeed News’ ask for input.
State authorities have been following up on tips viewing unlawful creature assets as big names highlight them via web-based networking media. Prior this month, a Los Angeles– region man was accused of illicitly having and abusing a tiger whelp that showed up in one of Logan Paul’s YouTube recordings.
This is likewise not Brown’s first brush with the law. In 2017, he was requested to avoid his ex Karrueche Tran after he purportedly undermined to shoot and execute her, as indicated by court archives. He was captured that equivalent year for attack with a destructive weapon after a supposed battle with a lady at his home.
In 2009, the artist was condemned to five years of probation and a half year of network benefit for physically attacking his previous sweetheart Rihanna, who was hospitalized with wounds to her face. He formally finished his probation in March 2015.