UPDATE: Chris Brown has been released from prison and has posted on Instagram alleging the woman was lying, accompanied by an image that says "This B*TCH Is Lying".
"I WANNA MAKE IT PERFECTLY CLEAR...... THIS IS FALSE AND A WHOLE LOT OF CAP! NNNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEVVVVVVVVVVEEEEEERRRRRR!!!!!! FOR MY DAUGHTER AND MY FAMILY THIS IS SO DISPRESPECTFUL AND IS AGAINST MY CHARACTER AND MORALS!!!!!"
EARLIER: US singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint.
French police say Brown was detained on Monday on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions and remains in custody.
Investigators have another two days to decide whether to let him go or file preliminary charges.
29-year-old Brown has been in repeated legal trouble since pleading guilty to the felony assault in 2009 of his then-girlfriend, Rihanna. He completed his probation in that case in 2015.
One of Brown's bodyguards is among the others detained, according to a Paris police official.
The woman who filed the complaint said she met Brown and his friends at the club Le Crystal in northwestern Paris on Wednesday, and then they all went to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, where she says the alleged assault took place.
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