The much-ballyhooed criminal case against R&B singer Chris Brown for alleged assault seems to be on hold.
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office says it’s because of the police. The Los Angeles Police say…well, nothing.
But more than three weeks after the LAPD helped trigger a day-long media circus of hovering helicopters and live-streamed coverage of officers waiting for a search warrant to get into Brown’s San Fernando Valley home, nothing further has happened on the case.
Brown, 27, was supposed to be arraigned this week — but wasn’t.
“The LAPD is still investigating and has not yet presented a case to our office,” said Ricardo Santiago, spokesman for the district attorney’s office. A spokesman for the LAPD has not yet returned a message seeking explanation.
Meanwhile, his accuser’s credibility has been challenged and Brown has posted pictures on Instagram of T-shirts he’s selling that say, “This (b word) lyin’ ” on the front, with a Roy Lichtenstein-style Pop Art drawing of a crying blond woman on the back.