AceShowbiz - Chris Brown is officially off probation six years after he assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna hours before the 2009 Grammy Awards. Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin ended Chris' probation on Friday, March 20 and declared that the felony assault case was closed.
According to James, the "Loyal" hitmaker had completed his 1,000.5 hours of community service, including community labor, domestic violence counseling and rehab. The Probation Department concluded there were no violations to the probation. Chris' lawyer Mark Geragos told E! News, "I couldn't be happier or more proud of CB."
Following the court decision, Chris tweeted, "IM OFF PROBATION!!!!!!!! Thank the Lord!!!!!!" Earlier in the day, the 25-year-old singer posted, "Hopefully this is my last day in court..... Pray for me.." along with some praying emojis.
Chris' fans sent him congratulations on Twitter. Samantha wrote, "Yesssssss finally! after 6 years, god Is good all the time." Taylor posted, "Congrats baby let's burn it down." Sihem Ariane tweeted, "@chrisbrown Congrats Breezy!!! After 6 years you're finally free! Now focus on your music please."
Chris pleaded guilty to Rihanna case in June 2009 after he was charged with felony assault and making criminal threats. He was sentenced to six months of community labor, a-year-long domestic-violence course and five years of probation.