Orlando Brown is trying to go for a mental evaluation to see if he can stand trial in his recent criminal case. The actor and lawyers decided to open a plea of not guilty due to insanity. Here is all about the actor's string of controversies.
Orlando Brown Arrested: 'That's So Raven' Star Going for Mental Evaluation
Orlando Is Set To Go For Mental Evaluation Following His Criminal Case
The That's So Raven star's attorney is asking for a mental evaluation to know if Orlando is fit for trial. The actor was arrested in December in Ohio. He was charged with enhanced menacing and a first-degree criminal offense.
He Pleaded Not Guilty
At first, the Waynehead star pleaded not guilty. However, the results obtained from the evaluation could change that plea. At the moment, the former Disney star was on house arrest, as TMZ reported. After posting a bond of $25,000, the actor was released on Friday.
About Orlando's Ohio Criminal Case and Arrest
The 35-year-old actor was arrested after Ohio cops responded to a call about two men fighting. The alleged victim told the cops that the actor came to him in a threatening manner. He further shared that the Major Payne actor came along with a hammer and knife blade.
His Career Dwindled
At the time of the arrest, Orlando and the alleged victim lived under the same roof. The alleged victim was also the one who got him a movie role. However, the Family Matters star lost the role as a result of the incident.
String Of Orlando's Controversies Over The Years
Orlando was famous for his roles in movies like That's So Raven. However, Orlando's acting fame changed to being known for scandalous behaviors. In 2016, the actor was arrested and charged with obstruction of justice, domestic violence, and drug possession. He was also charged with possession of contraband which he intended to sell in jail.
Brown's Legal Issues
Despite all the charges, the actor did not show up for a scheduled court date.
On March 18, 2016, the actor was taken into custody in Barstow, California. He was later released but did not appear for a scheduled court date. The actor was later apprehended by bounty hunters in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He Dabbled Into Several Vices
After the arrest, Orlando was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, and drug possession. On September 2, 2016, the actor was arrested after breaking into Legends Restaurant & Venue which was owned by a childhood friend.
More Details About Orlando's Personal Life And Controversies
In 2020, the actor was in a relationship with Danielle Brown and the duo shared a son, Frankie. However, in 2022, he claimed he slept with Shad 'Bow Wow' Moss. The rapper took to Twitter at that time and replied to Orlando's comment. Bow Wow wrote, "I don't play them type games."
Bow Wow Denied The Allegation
The Let Me Hold You rapper continued that the actor needed help. He continued that no one was taking Orlando seriously which was sad. The rapper then continued that the actor used to have great potential.