12.28.2018

Chris Brown Is Facing Six Months In Jail For Owning An Exotic Monkey

Chris Brown Is Facing Six Months In Jail For Owning An Exotic Monkey Imeh Akpanudosen / Getty Images

Chris Brown was charged Thursday with illegally owning a capuchin monkey after he was caught posting images of the small primate on social media.

Brown is scheduled to be arraigned Feb. 6 on two misdemeanor counts of possession of an exotic animal without a permit. If convicted, Brown could face up to six months in jail.

A rep for Brown did not immediately respond to BuzzFeed News' request for comment.

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