Chris Brown

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Chris Brown Goes After Accuser

His lawyer files defamation suit, criminal case

(Newser) - Chris Brown is suing the woman who accused him of rape, resulting in his arrest in Paris Tuesday. He and the other two men arrested alongside him were released hours later with no charges filed , though sources tell TMZ the investigation is ongoing. Brown's Parisian lawyer filed a defamation... More »

Chris Brown Released

No charges at this time after woman accused him of rape in Paris

(Newser) - Chris Brown won't face any charges at this time in Paris after a woman accused the singer and two other men of rape, the local prosecutor's office tells CNN . All three men were arrested Tuesday, but have since been released, the BBC reports, citing French media. No charges... More »

Chris Brown Arrested After Florida Concert

Singer was released on bail

(Newser) - Singer Chris Brown's nationwide tour included an unusual pit stop: the Palm Beach County Jail. He was scheduled to perform a 7pm Thursday concert at West Palm Beach's Coral Sky Amphitheatre, and the AP reports that after he was finished he "walked off stage ... and into the... More »

'CEO of Purple Drank' Brought Down by Own Instagram Page

Law enforcement officials monitored Harrison Garcia's account

(Newser) - The self-described “CEO of Purple Drank” will be operating out of a new office: federal prison. According to the Washington Post , a judge has sentenced Harrison Garcia, also known as “Cuban Harry” and “Muhammad_a_Lean,” to 30 years after the 27-year-old was found guilty of armed drug... More »

Chris Brown Describes Night He Beat Rihanna

'I felt like a f---ing monster'

(Newser) - In a clip from Chris Brown's new documentary , Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life, that is currently making headlines, the singer describes how his "fairytale" romance with Rihanna turned to a nightmare, Rolling Stone reports. After he lied to her about cheating on her in the early days... More »

Internet Loses It After Chris Brown Comments on Rihanna's Instagram

Most of her fans think he should stay away

(Newser) - Rihanna is in Barbados for Carnival , and on Monday she posted a photo to Instagram of herself sporting blue hair and a bejeweled bikini for the occasion. One of the people who commented on said photo? Chris Brown. The comment, posted from his official Instagram account, was simply the "... More »

Chris Brown's Ex: He Abused Me

Judge orders Brown to stay away from Karrueche Tran

(Newser) - A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of physically abusing and threatening her, the AP reports. The Grammy winner was ordered to stay 100 yards away from Karrueche Tran and not attempt to contact her after she wrote... More »

Chris Brown's Accuser Is Former Miss Cali Hopeful

Baylee Curran tells her side, Brown staunchly denies

(Newser) - The woman accusing Chris Brown of threatening her with a gun is one-time Miss California hopeful who shared her side of the story in a conversation with ET Online . Baylee Curran says the diamond-jewelry viewing that caused the night to spiral downward wasn't witnessed by Chris Brown. "When... More »

Chris Brown Arrested After 10-Hour Standoff With LAPD

Woman says he threatened her with a gun

(Newser) - Chris Brown spent Tuesday in a standoff with the LAPD at his Tarzana home that ended with the singer being arrested, the LA Times reports. He has since been released on $250,000 bail. It all started when, a woman claims, Brown pointed a gun at her and she tried... More »

Lots of People Not Happy Piers Morgan Called Ali Racist

The backlash has been fierce

(Newser) - Piers Morgan thinks Muhammad Ali was "the greatest superstar icon of my lifetime," but he also thinks the boxer was racist, at least early in his life. "Muhammad Ali said far more inflammatory/racist things about white people than Donald Trump ever has about Muslims. #fact," Morgan... More »

Chris Brown Accused in New Assault

Woman claims singer hit her, stole her phone

(Newser) - Las Vegas cops are currently looking for Chris Brown after a woman reported that the singer assaulted her for taking a picture of him, a claim Brown's rep quickly tells TMZ is "false" and "unequivocally untrue." In what the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports is Brown's... More »

Rihanna: Rachel Dolezal Is 'a Bit of a Hero'

And more from her 'Vanity Fair' cover story

(Newser) - What does Rihanna think about Rachel Dolezal, the white NAACP exec who portrayed herself as black? You may be surprised: "I think she was a bit of a hero, because she kind of flipped on society a little bit. Is it such a horrible thing that she pretended to... More »

Chris Brown Might Not Be Allowed Down Under

'You are not of the character that we expect,' says minister

(Newser) - Chris Brown has had his fair share of travel troubles. In July, he was stranded in the Philippines for three days over a contract dispute. Before that, he was barred from entering both Canada and the UK . Now, Australia may follow the lead of its Commonwealth partners and refuse to... More »

Chris Brown Finally Leaves the Philippines

His stopover was extended 3 days over fraud complaint

(Newser) - A Philippine official says a private plane carrying Chris Brown has taken off from Manila's airport after a legal complaint stranded the singer for three days. A civil aviation authority rep says the plane left around 9:30pm local time today en route to Hong Kong. Brown performed at... More »

Philippines to Chris Brown: You Can't Leave

Event operator wants to pursue fraud claim over canceled show

(Newser) - Let's hope Chris Brown enjoys spending time in the Philippines because his trip there will last a little longer than anticipated. The singer, who played a concert in Manila last night, was to board a private jet today bound for Hong Kong, where he has another performance scheduled, reports... More »

Gunmen Lock Up Chris Brown's Aunt, Rob His Home

She wasn't hurt; suspects grab cash, electronics, personal stuff

(Newser) - Three armed men in masks forced their way into a Los Angeles home owned by Chris Brown, locked the R&B singer's aunt in a closet, and then ransacked the place for valuables, police said. Brown was not at the home during the robbery around 2am this morning, Officer... More »

11 Celebrities Who've Tried Rainbow-Colored Hair

From Kylie Jenner to Pete Wentz

(Newser) - Rapper Chris Brown and his "Fruit Loop" colored hair may be the latest example of a celebrity sporting rainbow-colored locks, but he's far from being the first in Hollywood to try this beauty trend:
  • Kylie Jenner: The youngest Kardashian sister debuted long, turquoise locks (which may or may
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Canada to Chris Brown: Um, No

Country bars him from entry

(Newser) - Canada has rejected Chris Brown. The singer tweeted yesterday, "The good people of the Canadian government wouldn't allow me entry," the New York Daily News reports, though that tweet has since been deleted. Concert promoter Live Nation later announced that "due to immigration issues," Brown'... More »

5 Shot During Chris Brown Nightclub Appearance

Brown was onstage when shots rang out

(Newser) - Chris Brown was performing at a crowded San Jose nightclub early yesterday when gunshots rang out inside, causing the crowd—and Brown, TMZ reports—to panic. Five people were injured, all of whom are expected to survive, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Brown was at the Fiesta as part... More »

9 Big Music Feuds

Even Taylor Swift gets into them

(Newser) - One of the songs on Taylor Swift's hugely popular 1989 is reportedly about Katy Perry—"Bad Blood," which includes the lyrics "Did you think we'd be fine? / Still got scars on my back from your knife," is rumored to be about Perry "... More »

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