Chris Brown Recalls Night He Assaulted Rihanna
Chris Brown has opened up about his assault on Rihanna that landed him in court in 2009.
“I felt like a f**king monster,” the 28-year-old singer said in the documentary Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life.
Brown said the fight with Rihanna started when she became jealous that his ex showed up at a pre-Grammys party they attended.
“She starts going off, she throws the phone, ‘I hate you!’, whatever, whatever, she starts hitting me, we’re in a little Lamborghini, you know she’s fighting me,” Brown claimed.
“Like I remember she tried to kick me, just like her beating s**t, but then I really hit her. With a closed fist, like I punched her, and it busted her lip, and when I saw it I was in shock, I was ‘f**k, why did I hit her like that?’”
Brown recalled: “So from there she’s…spitting blood in my face, it raised me even more. It’s a real fight in the car, and we driving in the street.
“She grabbed my nuts. And when she did that, I bite her arm while I’m still trying to drive.”
Brown was arrested and eventually pleaded guilty to assault and got five years of probation and was ordered to do six months of community service and attend domestic violence counselling.
In the documentary, the singer said his relationship with Rihanna was always violent.
“We would fight each other. She would hit me, I would hit her and it never was OK,” he said.
“There was always a point where we’d talk about it like, ‘What the f**k are we doing? Like, ‘I don’t like you slapping me.’ If I go on stage I got a scratch on my face and I gotta explain it like, ‘Oh, no I fell.’ If you got a scar or a bruise you gotta put makeup on.
“I’m not ever trying to put my hands on any female.”
Rihanna has not yet publicly responded to Brown’s version of events.