Brandy may be charged with vehicular manslaughter

Brandy Norwood, who recently did a stint as a judge on NBC's America's Got Talent, may be slapped with a vehicular manslaughter charge stemming from an auto accident that occured in December.

The California Highway Patrol has found that Norwood was at fault in the December 30 accident in which Norwood's Land Rover rear-ended another car on an LA-area freeway. The driver of the car Norwood rear-ended was killed when his car was sent into traffic and was broadsided by another car.

The CHP says Norwood should be be charged with a misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter, which carries a maximum penalty of one year in jail and a $1,000 fine. Prosecuters will now determine whether or not to accept that charge or charge her with felony manslaughter, which carries a stiffer penalty.

Norwood told police that she was travelling at 65mph, the posted speed limit, when traffic suddently slowed and she was unable to stop in time to keep from hitting the car in front of her.

Norwood came to fame in the early '90s as a pop singer, and then segued to TV in the sitcom Moesha. On America's Got Talent, she sits on the judges panel alongside former Knight Rider actor David Hasslehoff and snarky Brit Piers Morgan.

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If she wasn't drinking or high and obeying the speed limit, it was an accident and why should she be charged with manslaughter! That is ridiculous!
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maybe now she will hire a limo driver to drive her around like the rest of the stars do....this must be why they pay for drivers so they don't have to worry about this type of drama.
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Poor Brandy, I feel sorry for anyone in that position. However I do agree that everyone should pay for a crime they have comitted, regardless of their status. Unfortunatley it doesn't seem to work that way. I hope she isn't guilty either way though. What an awful thing to live with.
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I think it's sad and unfortunate but I am very curious as to how the authorities will handle this. Both actress Rebecca Gayhart and actor Matthew Broderick had similar situations but neither went to jail. I know that the knowledge alone that she killed another person has to be eating away at her. How sad... :(
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she proberly will only get probation, celebritys can proberly get away with murder.
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A year in prison and 1000 dollars?

that is not justice

I bet she wont even get any prison time

the victim wasnt a star or filthy rich

so no one will care

god bless america
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There was a person who lost their life,and a family who is tragically trying to survive without that family member. Hopefully, both sides will be treated fairly by our judicial system.
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It was accident.

A normal person doesn't deserve a sentence for that neither does a star.



She has the sentence of knowing she killed a guy. That's enough.
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I would have never known Brandy was a murder... BURN HER!
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all of you guys suck who said that she should go to jail for an accident. OJ kills a person and gets off. what a bunch of loser you all are
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OJ DID IT!
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I think it's a bit bulls*** to say stuff on here like "Hang her" and "Lock her up" after just reading a short article. Let's just wait and see what happens huh? This sort of thing could happen to anyone.
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Lock her up.
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Justice is blind when it comes to celebs. No brainer we all know the justice system sucks and when it comes to celebs it's even worse. I don't think the family will be happy to get millions of dollars they'll want to see blood. I don't care what happens to her either way.
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Hate to say it but she's rich and worst case scenario probably community service.

Would be a nice trial though. Look what happened to Halle Berry's career when she got off.
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I've seen celebrities do worse.
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if she takes responsibility for her actions, then we'll just see how the trial goes.
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I think she should stand trial as a normal person would have to do...Justice is JUSTICE.
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Hang Her!!
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busted
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she will get off or it will turn in to a scandle why should anything change in hollywood as they say cant brake an old habit
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she will get of easy rich celbs always do
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I hope she'll pay if she's found guilty. I remember her singing "the boy is mine" with Monica, it was a great song
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Justice isn't blind when it comes to celebs. She'll get a fine and the victim's family will get millions of dollars.
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Im a huge fan of Brandy but she really needs to watch where she is going.
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