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Chris Brown rejects plea deal

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 01:21

The latest celebrity news including singer Chris Brown rejects plea deal and Wednesday (June 25) marks the fifth anniversary of the death of Michael Jackson.John Russell reports.

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EDIT CONTAINS MATERIAL THAT WAS ORIGINALLY 4:3 Grammy-winning R&B singer Chris Brown rejected a no-jail plea deal on Wednesday (June 25) in his misdemeanor assault case and will go to trial on Sept. 8. Brown, 25, had failed to agree to the no-jail plea accord by a noon deadline. The deal would have sentenced him to time already served. The singer was charged with misdemeanor assault after a 20-year-old man claimed Brown and his bodyguard punched him and broke his nose when he tried to jump into a photo outside a Washington hotel in October 2013. Wednesday (June 25) marks the fifth anniversary of Michael Jackson's untimely death, but the "King of Pop's" career lives on with a new studio album, music video's and a Las Vegas show that pays tribute to Jackson's undying star power. Jackson died of an overdose of the powerful surgical anesthetic propofol and a cocktail of other sedatives on June 25, 2009 at the age of 50, while getting ready for a series of comeback concerts in London. Eli Wallach, an early practitioner of method acting who made a lasting impression as the bandit Tuco in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", died on Tuesday at the age of 98, the New York Times reported. Wallach appeared on the big screen well into his 90s. He earned an honorary Oscar in 2010.

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Chris Brown rejects plea deal

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 01:21