LOS ANGELES (AP) — Troubled singer Chris Brown is heading to rehab.
A representative for the R&B star announced Tuesday that Brown has decided to go to rehab a day after he was released from jail following his arrest for allegedly punching another man in
"Chris Brown has elected to enter a rehab facility," a statement said. "His goal is to gain focus and insight into his past and recent behavior, enabling him to continue the pursuit of his life and his career from a healthier vantage point."
Brown's attorney, Mark Geragos, said Tuesday night the singer checked in at an unspecified facility to be treated for anger issues.
"He just decided he wanted to take some time off and do some introspection," Geragos said.
Brown and his body guard were arrested early Sunday morning after an altercation at The W Hotel in
Though his troubles in
Brown was placed on four years of probation after pleading guilty to assaulting Rihanna in
Brown's probation was briefly revoked this summer after a hit-and-run incident and a judge ordered him to perform an additional 1,000 hours of community service because there were questions about whether he actually completed his initial penalty.
Geragos has said the singer will be exonerated. He said Brown's decision to enter rehab is not an acknowledgement of wrongdoing in the
The singer faces up to four years in prison should a judge decide to revoke his probation again.