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Chris Brown settles two lawsuits

R&B singer Chris Brown has settled two civil lawsuits stemming from separate altercations last year (13).

In September (14), the Kiss Kiss hitmaker avoided further jail time, probation or a large fine by pleading guilty to assaulting a man outside a hotel in Washington, D.C.

However, the victim later filed a civil suit and Brown has now settled it by paying him $100,000.

According to TMZ.com, Brown has also reached a settlement with the cousin of hip-hop star Frank Ocean, Sha'Keir Duarte, who launched a $3 million civil lawsuit against Brown in January (13). Duarte accused him of provoking a parking lot brawl in Hollywood.

That case was recently settled for around $20,000.

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