Rihanna and Chris Brown Will Soon Be Face to Face

May 28, 2009

In an unexpected turn of events, Rihanna has been subpoenaed and ordered to appear at Chris Brown’s preliminary hearing on June 22nd.

If asked to give testimony concerning the night Brown beat her, it will be the first time she has publicly spoken of the incident since it occurred on February 8th.

Rihanna's attorney Donald Etra has told RadarOnline.com that Rihanna will comply with the order. It will be up to the District Attorney to decide whether Rihanna will take the stand during the hearing to give evidence as to the events that happened the night of the alleged attack.

Judge Patricia Schnegg also denied a request to allow Brown's attorney Mark Geragos to gain access to confidential LAPD records so that he can find out who leaked the now-infamous photograph of a beaten Rihanna to the media.

Again, Chris Brown is charged with threatening and beating Rihanna in Los Angeles this past February.

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