Bobby Brown gets 55-day jail term for drunken driving
Singer Bobby Brown, the ex-husband of the late Whitney Houston, was sentenced to 55 days in jail on Tuesday after admitting to driving drunk last year.
Brown pleaded no contest, an admission of guilt under California law, to driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license in October in a Los Angeles suburb.
Police said they stopped Brown after seeing him driving erratically, and that he failed a field sobriety test. It was his second arrest for drunken driving in 2012.
Brown did not appear in court on Tuesday and his plea was entered by his attorney. He must report to jail on March 20 The New Edition singer was also sentenced to four years probation, ordered to install an ignition interlock device and to attend an alcohol counseling program.
Brown and Houston divorced in 2007 after 15 years of what Houston later described as a drug- and alcohol-fueled marriage. Houston drowned accidentally in a Beverly Hills hotel bathtub on Feb. 11, 2012, from the effects of heart disease and cocaine.
Enter your email to get our daily newsletter in your inbox
Kirti Kulhari on web censorship: It comes in the way of complete freedom of expression, I’m not in favour of that
- Former Bigg Boss contestant Shefali Bagga praises Arshi Khan for this trait of hers, despite her constant fights with everyone.
- Rajeev Khandelwal has spoken about the time when Remo D'Souza publicly denied having any involvement with a film they made.
Makers delve into personality disorders on OTT while maintaining balance between science and fiction
- Adele has reached a divorce settlement with her estranged husband, Simon Konecki. At stake is her $190 million fortune.