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Chris Brown buys new home near Rihanna's

Singer Chris Brown performs onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Nov. 20, 2011, in Los Angeles, Calif.
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Singer Chris Brown performs onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Nov. 20, 2011, in Los Angeles, Calif.
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(CBS) Chris Brown just bought a chic million-dollar Hollywood bachelor pad down the street from his ex-girlfriend  Rihanna's home, which is currently for sale, according to Zillow.com.

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Brown bought the 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom home for $1,550,000, reports Zillow.com, which listed the property back in 2009 for $2,669,000.

The 22-year-old singer's home is eight miles away from his ex-girlfriend and singer Rihanna's home, according to Zillow.com. Brown infamously pleaded guilty to assaulting Rihanna in 2009.

Rihanna's home is currently on the market as a short sale for $4.5 million.