Chris Brown

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It wouldn't be the week of the Grammys without some Chris Brown drama, would it?

Actually, his court appearance Wednesday was relatively drama free (if you don't count the surprise of seeing Rihanna showing up for moral support), but his legal future remains unclear.

After the brief hearing before Los Angeles Superior Court James Brandin, Brown remains on probation and both sides have been asked to file supplemental reports pertaining to the prosecution's allegation that the F.A.M.E. artist may not really have completed the 180 days of community labor required of him following his 2009 assault of Rihanna.

Brandin set a probation violation hearing for April 5 and Brown must contact his probation officer within the next 48 hours.

Brown's attorney, Mark Geragos, reiterated in court that he was "disturbed by the way the DA handled" its accusations, which were filed (and subsequently released as public record) yesterday. He had previously told reporters that he would ask the judge to sanction the DA's office for its "libelous" claims.

Brown's camp filed a notice in September that he had completed his community service, after which L.A. Deputy District Attorney Mary Murray dispatched investigators to Richmond, Va., where the work reportedly took place, to inquire into the validity of the time frame.

"This inquiry provided no credible, competent or verifiable evidence that defendant Brown performed his community labor as presented to this court," Murray's filing stated. She also moved that a judge order Brown to repeat his service in Los Angeles.

Rihanna, who arrived with Brown and his mother, Joyce Hawkins, blew her frequent companion a kiss as he entered the courtroom and, when all was done, they left together. A group of Breezy fans also took up a row toward the back of the room to watch the proceedings.

—Reporting by Baker Machado

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