Chris Brown Admits Punching Ladies Is "Absolutely Wrong"
This morning, though, an uncharacteristically sedate Chris Brown visited with NBC's Matt Lauer on the set of the Today Show to discuss a new single, "the Quincy Jones approach," that infamous 2009 felony conviction for beating up Rihanna, his current perspective on punching ladies, and being a "changed man."
"I think it's just me proving myself once again," Breezy insists. "And also, just me being a man, knowing that what I did was wrong and never doing it again."
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But being a hard-nosed a.m. newsman, Lauer didn't just let Breezy peddle a PR-approved line of touchy-feely bullshit.
The Today host put the pincers to Chris, pointing out that "there are cynics out there and skeptics out there who are gonna say, 'Well, he's a changed man because he's out there selling a new album.'"
Lauer also cited Brown's bar brawl with Drake, parking-lot punch up with Frank Ocean, and Instagrams that "weren't the most wholesome pictures" as proof that the 23-year-old R&B douche is probably still as big of a shithead as ever.
For Breezy, though, it (i.e., not punching ladies) is all about emotional education.
"It's just a learning process... And as far as me and [Rihanna] are concerned, she knows my heart, and I know her heart.
"I did my 52 weeks of counseling and learned that [hitting her] was absolutely wrong."
But then Lauer asks, "And you're sure it will never happen again?"
And Breezy's reply: A head shake, an "absolutely," and a strange, less-than-convincing cackle.
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