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Rapper Brown faces prison threat
Foxy Brown
Brown was involved in a fight at a nail salon
US rapper Foxy Brown has been warned by a judge she faces prison if she violates her probation terms.

Brown, real name Inga Marchand, was given three years probation in October after pleading guilty to misdemeanour assault charges arising from a fight.

She returned to the same Manhattan court accused of failing to submit to drug tests, see probation officers or appear for anger management classes.

Ms Marchand was not allowed to speak in court but later denied the allegations.

A lawyer for the city Department of Probation alleged the 26-year-old was "flouting the court-ordered conditions of her probation" and had asked for special treatment claiming she was "not like them (others on probation)".

The judge refused to let Ms Marchand answer the allegations, telling her to wait until her next court appearance when her lawyer is present.

Outside court, Ms Marchand said, "I have never violated probation. This is happening to me because I'm Foxy Brown."

She also said her drugs tests had come back "clean, negative, perfect" and her time in a probation office was like "being thrown in with the wolves".

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