Chris attended the hearing in handcuffs and jail attire. His mother, Joyce Hawkins, was in attendance. Chis attorney Mark Geragos predicted his client would be quickly released:
If he isn’t out by Monday then I would expect that he’s getting special treatment. I think Chris has learned quite a bit through this experience. And I’m anxious to see how he does. As I think everybody else is.
The Grammy-winning singer was on probation after he attacked his then girlfriend, Rihanna before the 2009 Grammy Awards. Chris has been in custody since mid-March, when he was arrested after being expelled from a court-ordered rehab sentence for violating its rules.
Earlier this week, Chris celebrated his 25th birthday, in jail. His mother wrote on Twitter: