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Court braces for Chris Brown fans

Will Chris Brown’s fans again throng the D.C. courthouse where the singer is slated to appear today? The still-chilly temps might keep some away, but courthouse officials tell our colleague Keith Alexander that “they have held meetings to better prepare for Wednesday’s hearing,” given the crowd that came out for his last court date in November.

Team Breezy has weathered worse than cold, sticking by the troubled star, despite not only his arrest in Washington on misdemeanor charges stemming from a fight outside the W hotel, but his previous felony domestic violence conviction relating to his 2009 attack against his ex, Rihanna.

Brown sounded an upbeat note in a tweet yesterday: