AP Photo/Lucy Nicholson

Chris Brown thrown out of rehab

Chris Brown is in trouble again.

TMZ reports the singer was ejected from a Malibu rehab facility Friday for violating three internal rules — including a special rule imposed specifically on him to stay at least 2 feet away from women.

Brown apparently violated the unusual rule by touching elbows and hands with a woman. Another infraction: After he left the facility last week on an authorized outing, he allegedly refused to submit to a random drug test upon his return. (He apparently did take it later and results were negative.)

The facility also says Brown made a mockery of rehab during a group session with some harsh comments.

Brown, who was arrested Friday because he allegedly violated probation in connection with his 2009 conviction for assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna, was jailed over the weekend.

QUICK TAKES

Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, who was Mick Jagger's companion for more than a decade, was found dead in her New York apartment of an apparent suicide. … Courtney Love posted on Facebook her theory that the Malaysian plane missing since March 8 may have crashed into the ocean, and offered coordinates as to where it may be. … Scott Asheton, drummer for the punk-rock band the Stooges, has died. He was 64.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Singer Adam Levine is 35. Broadway actress Sutton Foster (“Thoroughly Modern Milliie”) is 39. Rapper-actress Queen Latifah is 44. Singer-actress Vanessa Williams is 51. Actor Brad Dourif (“Lord of the Rings”) is 64. Country singer Charley Pride is 76.

Got scoops or Bay Area celebrity gossip? Email scoop@sfexaminer.com.

Chris BrownFeaturesGossipMaliburehab

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

SF officer involved in shooting death of homeless man quit while facing discipline, landed new job in Antioch

An officer who faced discipline for needlessly escalating a confrontation that led… Continue reading

Thousands flood Mission District for youth-led George Floyd protest

As civil unrest over the killing of George Floyd continued Wednesday in… Continue reading

Vallejo police officer kills SF man after mistaking hammer for gun

A Vallejo police officer fatally shot a man suspected of looting who… Continue reading

Breed closes nearly $250M budget deficit in current fiscal year

Cuts include street repaving, firefighting hose tender trucks, childcare subsidies

DA drops charges against man seen in video of officer using knee restraint

Footage leads to calls for SF police to explicity ban move used in death of George Floyd

Most Read