After her son's formal sentencing to five years' probation this week for beating Rihanna, Chris Brown's mom Joyce Hawkins has spoken out for the first time.

Thanking fans for standing by her troubled 20-year-old son, Hawkins posted the following comments on the singer's fan site, TheChrisBrownFanClub.com:

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Heather Mills may be a renowned digger of gold and an all-around painful individual, but she didn't make terrible points about embattled football star Michael Vick at the Celebrity Catwalk event benefiting National Animal Rescue last night.

At the charity fundraiser in Hollywood, in which the animal lover was honored, she and other stars were asked about Vick and his return to the NFL.

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