Whitney Houston’s ex-husband Bobby Brown has been sentenced to 55 days in jail for drunk driving.
The 44-year-old singer pleaded no contest to driving under the influence (DUI) and to driving on a suspended licence, following his arrest last October, and will now spend almost two months behind bars and four years of probation.
The second charge relates to him being arrested last March after he failed a sobriety test.
For the DUI charge, Bobby was ordered to pay a $500 fine plus penalty assessment, complete an 18-month alcohol programme and comply with standard DUI conditions.
On the second count, he was placed on 36 months of summary probation, ordered to pay a $300 fine plus penalty assessment and install an ignition interlock device – an alcohol breathalyser that prohibits the driver from starting the car if they are above the limit.
He will also have to go to three Alcoholic Anonymous sessions a week.
According to E! News, Bobby, was not present in the Los Angeles courtroom yesterday. He was instead represented by his attorney Tiffany Feder.Bobby will report to jail on March 20.