Locked up since March, Chris Brown was sentenced on Friday to spend another four months behind bars for violating his probation in the Rihanna case.
Brown was in court to admit he violated his probation by getting into a fight with a dude in Washington D.C., although he has pleaded not guilty to assault.
Probation can be revoked even without a conviction, though, if the judge feels Chris does not actively try to obey all laws. Clearly that's an issue for him.
The judge therefore sentenced him to a year in jail, the maximum time he could impose on the R&B singer without revoking his probation permanently.
Had he done that, Chris could've gone to state prison for four years - the maximum sentence for the assault on Rihanna he pleaded guilty to in 2009.
Chris got a break since the judge took into account that he was recently diagnosed with PTSD and bipolar disorder, which may account for his violence.
He also got credit for 116 days he spent in rehab (despite being kicked out of rehab and jailed this spring) and another 59 days behind bars since then.
Brown gets two days' credit for every day spent locked up, giving up 234 in total, and leaving 131 days left to serve before his probation is reinstated.
The 25-year-old could be released earlier than that, TMZ believes, due to overcrowding and other factors as yet to be determined by various officials.
But for now, back to the slammer he goes.
The judge also ordered Chris to attend therapy sessions with a psychiatrist two times a week and to submit to random drug testing three times a week.
He could also face additional jail time if he loses his D.C. assault trial, which is set to start in the following months, but this settles the probation issue.
Brown responded "Yes sir," repeatedly to questions Friday including a question about whether he was acknowledging he committed a crime in Washington.
It is unclear whether that will have any impact on Brown's pending case or if it only pertains to the probation terms. In any case, he's got a long road ahead.