January 24, 2017  

Rihanna's Restraining Order Against Chris Brown Officially Lifted

February 23, 2011 (5:03 am) GMT
Rihanna's legal team agreed to reduce the restraining order against the singer who complained that it gets in the way of his career.
Rihanna's Restraining Order Against Chris Brown Officially Lifted

A restraining order forbidding R&B star to be in the same room as his ex-girlfriend has been lifted in Los Angeles. Rihanna's lawyers recently agreed to reduce the restraining order hanging over the "Kiss Kiss" singer after his lawyer complained it restricted his career - and the ruling was made official on Tuesday, February 22.

Brown was found guilty of assaulting the "Umbrella" singer after a pre-Grammy Awards party in 2009 and as part of his punishment he was ordered to stay away from her at all times, including music events. Now, two years later, the restraining order has been lifted, allowing Brown contact with his ex - as long as he doesn't annoy or harass her.

Brown was in court on Tuesday for the hearing. Rihanna skipped it, but her attorney Donald Etra made it clear his client had no objections.

More Chris Brown News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Soulja Boy Charged on Suspicion of Illegally Possessing Firearms
  2. 'The Bachelor' Recap: Tension Between Corinne and Other Girls Is About to Get Physical
  3. 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Gets Official Title, Mark Hamill Reacts
  4. Michelle Williams Reveals She Was 'Inconsolable' After Leaving Shared Home With Heath Ledger
  5. Mel Gibson Welcomes Baby No. 9 - Is It a Boy or a Girl?
  6. Lady GaGa Set to Release New Album in 2017
  7. 'My Super Sweet 16' Is Getting a Revival on MTV
  8. Iggy Azalea's New Beau LJay Currie Gets Two Handfuls of Her Boobs and Ass