Chris Brown's Fate Up in the Air Amid Photo and Reunion Rumors

Another problem may be looming for R&B singer Chris Brown.

A day after Brown was indicted for allegedly battering and menacing girlfriend Rihanna, the celebrity Web site said there are more graphic photos of the beaten pop diva.

Many of Brown's fans turned on him when a photo emerged of Rihanna, 21, with her face bruised and her lips badly swollen.

Video: Chris Brown seen outside Beverly Hills bar.

Rihanna may have made up with Brown, but it's not clear that Brown's fans will forgive him, particularly if more pictures come out. head Harvey Levin said the unpublished photos are "shocking."

"There is a picture out there that was taken the day after the incident that is so incredibly horrendous that what I'm told is that he cannot survive his career if this picture gets out," Levin told ABC News.

"It is something he never, ever wants out there and that could be a big factor in this," Levin said.

Levin told "Good Morning America" that he doesn't have the photos, but they were described to him by sources.

VIDEO: Chris Brown in Court

Brown, 19, appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday to face felony charges, including making criminal threats that would result in death. If convicted, Brown could face up to five years in prison.

Rihanna was not present at the hearing, but her attorney Donald Etra said the singer did not want the court to impose any order on Brown that would force him to stay away from her.

"Rihanna opposes a 'stay away' order and requested that no such order be issued," Etra told the court.

People magazine reported last week that the two pop stars had reconciled after the alleged Feb. 8 altercation. Neither Brown nor Rihanna have commented on the report.

A legal analyst says that if the couple has reunited, it could undermine the district attorney's case against Brown.

"If the two have reconciled that poses some problems for the D.A.'s Office because you really do need the cooperation of the victim in order to successfully prosecute these cases," Dana Cole, ABC News legal analyst, said.

Court Appearance

Looking dapper in a three-piece, charcoal suit, Brown provided the judge with one-word answers and gravely nodded when told he must not "annoy, harass, molest, threaten or use force or violence against anyone" between now and his next court date on April 6.

A microphone caught snippets of a conversation between Brown and both lawyers before they left the courtroom.

Etra told Brown, "I think Rihanna would like this resolved as quickly as possible as well."

Brown responded, "I'm just a little confused on the terms ... how it's represented."

Brown's lawyer Mark Geragos stepped in and said, "I explained that the best thing that could happen in this case is that Don is involved. Didn't I tell you that before?"

Gruesome Details of Brown's Alleged Beating of Rihanna

Details of Brown's alleged beating of Rihanna became public when the court released a search warrant for the car the couple were riding in and for certain phone records. The warrant described a wild brawl in the rented Lamborghini as Brown continued to drive with his left hand.

Their Feb. 8 fight broke out after Rihanna read a three-page text message on Brown's phone from a woman, according to the affidavit that accompanied the search warrant obtained by ABC News. An argument ensued and Brown tried to force Rihanna out of the car but was unable to because she was wearing her seat belt.

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