Update: A judge has ordered Chris Brown to remain in jail until his April court date. His request to be put into another program was denied.
It might be time for someone to wake Chris Brown up.
The 24-year-old singer was arrested for violating probation, Yahoo confirms. Brown was kicked out of rehab for undisclosed reasons on Friday and taken immediately to jail.
According to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, Brown was cooperative when taken into custody. He is being held without bail in downtown Los Angeles.
Brown — who is still on probation from attacking then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009 — has been getting treatment for anger issues since October.
On Feb. 28, a California judge ordered Brown to remain in an anger-management rehab program until his next court appearance on April 23, pending the verdict of separate charges filed against the singer in Washington, D.C.
Brown was told if he left rehab, he would be tossed in the slammer.
The singer and his bodyguard were arrested in the nation's capitol in October after they allegedly got into an altercation with a man outside of the W Hotel. Brown elected to seek treatment shortly after, but pleaded not guilty to the charges, which were reduced to a misdemeanor at a previous hearing.
This isn't the first time the performer has been kicked out of rehab. Two weeks after entering the program at a different facility, Brown threw a rock through his mother's car window during a family counseling session.
No word yet on what the issue was this time around.
(This story was originally published on March 14, 2014 at 4:05 p.m. PST)
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