Chris Brown and his lawyer Raphael Chiche have filed a defamation lawsuit against a woman who accused of him of raping her at his hotel room.
The singer was arrested and released from French police custody earlier this week after he following the high profile rape allegation.
Paris-based lawyer Raphael Chince said following the arrest: “No lawsuits were filed against him.
But she have filed the complaint Thursday … titled “false accusation, committed on January 18, 2019.” It appears this is more than a civil defamation case, according to the doc obtained by TMZ, the lawyer is citing a criminal statute relating to invasion of privacy. A violation of that law carries a maximum 1-year prison sentence.
Chris Brown was also arrested in 2016 at his Los Angeles home for assault with a deadly weapon. In 2013, he was charged with misdemeanor assault in Washington, D.C.