Chris Brown Wins Joint Custody of Daughter Royalty

Chris Brown scored a victory in court today. The R&B superstar won joint custody of his daughter Royalty.

According to TMZ, Brown and baby mama Nia Guzman squared off in a Houston courtroom on Friday morning. She wanted to deny Chris any custodial rights and only wanted to give him supervised visitation of their one-year-old baby.

But the judge disagreed, and awarded Brown with 50/50 physical custody. Royalty will go back and fourth every four days. Both Chris and Nia now live in L.A. He gets to take Royalty home today.

Sorry TMZ, I think u got your info wrong. I've been in the court for the last 2 hours. #ILOVEROYALTY

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Since the news broke that he had a child with Guzman, Brown has stepped up to the plate and embraced his new role as dad. He even named his upcoming album after Royalty.

“I think this was just a blessing in disguise with my daughter because I get a chance to look at her and teach her the right path and also be a father in my daughter’s life,” he told Ryan Seacrest. “Just to see a smile on her face—just to see the littlest things—is emotional for me, so I just love that aspect of being able to be a father now.”