Chris Brown Faces Charges Over a Pet Monkey
Chris Brown has been charged with two misdemeanors for illegally owning a pet monkey. The 29-year-old singer was hit last week with the two counts because he didn’t own a permit, confirms Los Angeles city attorney’s office.
Reports are stating that Chris is claiming that the monkey isn’t even his, the capuchin monkey named Fiji was flagged by authorities who seen a video the brown posted to instagram for his 44 million followers showcasing his daughter, Royalty with the pet.
he singer says that his relative is the real owner of the monkey and that video was taken in Las Vegas where the owner lives. California fish and wildlife agents obtained the monkey at Chris Brown’s residence in Los Angeles. Brown claims that the day his complex was raided was also the same time the pet owner and the pet monkey were visiting, stating it as a bad coincidence.
Brown is scheduled to be arraigned on Feb. 6.
If convicted, Brown could face up to 6 months in jail.