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Chris Brown’s Controversial Art – City Street Art Meets Suburbia

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Pop star, Chris Brown, famous for his recent run-ins with the law and public break up with Rihanna, is now famous for scaring his neighbors with colorful street art goblins painted on a retaining wall at his Hollywood Hills home. According to recent reports, Brown has been the target of angry neighbors who claim that the monster-like figures are not only scaring children but devaluing the aesthetic beauty of the area.  The city of Los Angeles responded to the neighbors’ complaints by citing Brown for unpermitted art, which includes a fine of $376. The citation allows Brown thirty (30) days to remove the art.  Brown’s attorney has commented that this is a first amendment issue and that Brown is prepared to fight.