R&B singer Chris Brown isn’t playing around. Less than 48 hours after getting released in a publicized sexual assault investigation, the award-winning crooner has filed a defamation lawsuit against his accuser.
According to reports, Brown is taking direct aim at the woman responsible for landing him behind bars.
The lawyer, Raphael Chiche, filed the complaint Thursday … titled “false accusation, committed on January 18, 2019.” It appears this is more than a civil defamation case … according to the doc obtained by TMZ, the lawyer is citing a criminal statute relating to invasion of privacy. A violation of that law carries a maximum 1-year prison sentence. (TMZ)
On Tuesday, rap star T.I. demanded justice for Brown following his initial bust on a rape accusation.
The same day, Paris law enforcement released Chris without any charges despite getting accused of sexual assault.
US singer Chris Brown has been released without charge in Paris after being questioned on suspicion of rape, French police say. An investigation into the alleged incident is continuing, the Paris prosecutor’s office said. Brown’s lawyer, Raphael Chiche, said the R&B singer “energetically” professed his innocence and intended to sue for defamation. (BBC)
A few hours prior, Brown professed his innocence in an Instagram post.