Chris Brown Could Face Jail Time For Keeping Pet Monkey With Lack Of Permit

California Fish and Wildlife agents have seized Chris Brown’s pet capuchin monkey from his Los Angeles home. Investigators determined the singer didn’t have a permit for the animal he named Fiji. Brown posted an Instagram video last month of his 3-year-old daughter, Royalty, cuddling with the pet. Online comments followed, with critics saying the monkey belonged in the wild and that Fiji could be a danger to his daughter. Agents executed a search warrant at Brown’s home Jan. 2 and the monkey was handed over. Brown could face a misdemeanor charge carrying a potential six-month jail sentence. Meanwhile, Fiji was sent to an undisclosed facility and the case has been turned over to the L.A. city attorney,

Chris Brown could face jail for keeping pet monkey


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