Chris Brown returned from his Twitter exile over the weekend, breaking his week-long silence with -what else- a scandalous Instagram of himself with (ex?) girlfriend Rihanna. “What would music today sound like if these kids didn’t exist?” he captioned the snap, which looks suspiciously like a post-sex cigarette session. But then again, our minds are in the gutter. At the moment Breezy isn’t giving us much else to go on besides the priceless pic. So far he hasn’t mentioned his online feud with Jenny Johnson, or posted any other information to his more than 11 million followers. In fact, his previous tweets have all been erased, which leads us to wonder if Brown’s PR peeps are finally tightening the reigns.
Although he’s keeping quiet, Jenny Johnson spoke out about the beef and subsequent death threats in an essay published in GQ last Friday. “This is not an apology,” she opens, setting the defiant tone from the start. “I just want to clear some things up.” She admits that she did not start the feud to attract attention to herself, and does not want to be seen as a victim in the wake of the threats. “I’m on the side of good, of equality and respect for my fellow woman,” her essay continued. “I was raised to not respect a person who doesn’t respect others. And one human being physically harming another human being is one of the most disrespectful acts there is.”
For her part, Rihanna is still very active on social media, and recently posted a picture of a new gold choker necklace featuring the caption “He told me “you better not give it away.” The new jewelry is widely thought to be a gift from Brown, but then again what isn’t thought to be a gift from Brown these days? Last week it was Rolexes and sneakers, today a necklace. When she starts posting ring pics, that’s when we’ll worry.
We know there aren’t any faces in this pic, but that is the unmistakable bum of Rihanna plus the bald head and tattooed arm of Chris Brown. We’re gonna go out on a limb and say that by sharing this photo with her followers, the “Unapologetic” singer is making her relationship with Breezy “Twitter Official.” Is there such a thing as Twitter Official? Probably not, but we’re coining it now for couples who are unsure about making the deep commitment of becoming Facebook Official. “i don’t wanna leave!!! killed it tonight baby!!!” she captioned the intimate snap, the latest in a long line of hints that point to Riri and Brown leaving their troubled past behind and rekindling their old romantic flame.
Just yesterday the pair showed off his ‘n’ hers Rolex watches on Instagram, but in a brand new interview with XXL Magazine, Chris denies a current relationship with his former lover. “One thing people often want me to talk about is my public love life,” he said. “When it comes to my love life, the perception seems as though I am a player. But that’s not true … Love is something I am still learning. It’s just an obstacle that I haven’t yet mastered. I think that’s my biggest hurdle in life.”
He admits that another hurdle is definitely impulse control, as evidenced by…well, lots of public skirmishes that he’s been involved with over the years, most recently with comedian Jenny Johnson over Twitter. “I haven’t been as mature and thought out in the past, so, me growing now, it’s showing my progression,” he says in the interview, which took place before his outburst at Johnson and consequent Twitter exile. “I used to use my Twitter account to vent, but now I mostly use it for marketing and promotions. Even if the media asks me something, if it’s cool then it’s, ‘What’s up?’ But if it’s anything that’s too negative, I don’t care to respond.”
Rihanna is celebrating her first number one album in style, by picking herself up a brand new Rolex watch! The record breaking pop singer took to Instagram last night to show off her new piece, which appears to be significantly more expensive than the watch we bought out of some dude’s brief case on a street corner. “Don’t believe me just watch
#newtoy #justcusimnumber1 #roleylife #dopedealer,” she captioned the photo, which could definitely be an entry for Rich Kids Of Instagram.
Here’s where it gets weird: Chris Brown also posted a picture last night showing off his own super pricey time-piece. Waiiiit a second. Did they get his ‘n’ hers Rolexes? He also posted a picture showing his entire stash of Rolexes soon after, so maybe he gave her one of his collection. We’re guessing in Superstar-Land that means they’re married, right? OK, probably not. But seriously, that bling is at least as expensive as an engagement ring. Who knows, maybe he was just trying to use the watch as a conversation starter (“Oh look, it appears we both have zillion dollar watches. We should discuss this further.”) Even though they may not be “officially” a duo at the moment, the controversial two-some have really kicked the rumor mill into high gear with their awfully couple-y behavior in the last few months.
Flame wars happen all the time on the internet, but things are getting scarily real in the Twitter feud between one-man controversy machine Chris Brown and writer Jenny Johnson. The social media beef on the Sunday resulted in Brown deleting his account after dishing out a barrage of misogynistic, offensive and frankly pretty gross insults directed toward the comedian. But now some members of Team Breezy are apparently not happy, and they’re making their displeasure known by making death threats against Johnson.
But the Texas-based writer is taking it all in stride. “We are doing a bit of investigating… to see who are writing them and if they should be taken seriously, or just something we need to ignore,” she told Celebuzz. “We are trying to discover if it’s just a bunch of kids goofing off or something else. I’m just letting it go right now.” She admitted to being surprised that the beef with the celeb went as far as it did. “I was surprised to wake up and read about it and find my name on The View and CNN.”
The age old adage goes, “If you can’t stand the heat get out the kitchen.” Apparently the heat was too much for Chris Brown considering he deleted his Twitter account last night after a nasty feud with writer Jenny Johnson. Just another day of celebrity breakdowns on Twitter, starring the normal people who provoke them.
Chris was minding his business and tweeted how old he looks for a young 23-year-old. Jenny, who has a history of agitating the star on Twitter and writing vitriolic posts on her contention for the pop star, used Chris’ tweet as the prime opportunity to tell him, “I know! Being a worthless piece of s— can really age a person.” Most likely Jenny didn’t expect to receive a response from Chris himself, but she did. Read more…
Someone call Tyra and get this dude on Top Model already. Actually, Tyra herself should watch her back, and so should Gisele Bundchen, Kate Moss, Alessandra Ambrosio and Miranda Kerr and basically every single Victoria’s Secret supermodel on the planet. There’s a new cat in town and he’s going to run all of them right off the … runway. Chris Brown was officially signed to Wilhelmina International’s artist’s management division. They are one of the oldest and most well-known modeling agencies around and their roster includes famous faces like Coco Rocha and Gabriel Aubry. But forget them. This is all about Chris, who has said, “Art and style has always played a significant role in my life — it’s evolved with me throughout my career.” Has it really, guys? What are we saying? Someone who made a track called Look At Me Now was destined to become a model! The agency is thrilled, obvs, with the Direction of their Men’s Division saying, Taylor Hendrich, saying , “Chris Brown is a … multifaceted artist with a unique take on style, and we are excited to translate and extend his brand.” Now we’re just going to have to wait for his first major deal. Apparently, he’s looking for both beauty and fashion endorsements, so we’re hoping it’s like … moisturizer or something. Because then we get to giggle and that’s a good thing!
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Rihanna celebrated Halloween by dressing up as the Queen of Ganja, but she celebrated the day after Halloween by dressing down as the Queen of Sexy! The singer recently posted (yet another) half undressed pic to her instagram, stripped except for her green veil. Riri’s future wedding (un)dress, we wonder? “The morning after! Hello November,” she captioned the sizzling photo. She had spent that night living it up at her Halloween party, held at West Hollywood’s Greystones Manor. She arrived with friends Shaniece Hairston, and Basketball Wives star Evelyn Lozada, but soon was seen hanging with Chris Brown, who showed up wearing the worst costume of all time. Other guests included Paris Hilton, comedian Kevin Hart, and Lindsay Lohan, but Rihanna obviously stole the show in her costume that paid tribute to her favorite 4:20 pastime. Head down below for a better look at the hotness!
We’re not sure, but we’re willing to bet that there are a lot of people who’ve wanted to snap at Chris Brown over the years. So when his lawyer laid a verbal smack-down on the singer yesterday in court, it felt pretty cathartic. Sadly, it wasn’t about his horrendous Halloween costume, but we take what we can get. Brown was in the midst of yet another probation hearing for his 2009 assault case against Rihanna, this one stemming from the drug use suspicions back in September.
While seeking permission from the judge to go on a world concert tour, Breezy made the mistake of trying to address the court himself. His attorney Mark Geragos didn’t like this idea and shut Chris down immediately. “I don’t dance, you don’t talk,” he told the 23-year-old star. Pwned. Even Judge Patricia Schnegg got a kick out of it, remarking with a laugh that she would enjoy seeing Geragos try to dance. She granted him permission to travel abroad, with the understanding that he check in afterwards to give a progress update. For the time being he remains under supervised probation, but this courtroom visit did not address the concerns raised during his last hearing that he didn’t complete his community service. He is due back in court on January 17th for another hearing.
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We are really beginning to wonder about Chris Brown. That is, wonder whether medical researchers are looking into what it is about certain people who seem to be completely missing the filter that says, “You may find this funny/acceptable/cool, but you will actually make yourself look like the worst human being, so don’t do it.” The latest evidence of CB’s missing filter is the above Instagram, which he posted yesterday with the caption: “Ain’t nobody F—ing wit my clique!!!!#ohb.”
Best case scenario, they were simply dressed as “nomads,” crossing the line of political correctness by using an ethnicity as a costume. (And that tattoo really was just supposed to be a Day of the Dead mask, too, right?) Worst, they are dressed as terrorists and making a statement about their attitude toward the rest of the world. Probably something in between. Like Breezy genuinely thought this would be funny. And again, turned out to be horribly, horribly mistaken. Oh, and did we mention he posted this on his way to Rihanna’s Halloween party?
Here are some other celebrities’ whose costumes in recent years didn’t come across quite as they’d intended:
Man, there’s something about that Chris Brown. No matter what he does, the pull he has on his lady loves (past and present) seems pretty undeniable, if not downright freaky. First came his controversial and surprising reunion with former girlfriend Rihanna, and now his latest ex Karrueche Tran is reportedly still pining after him. What gives?!
After dating for nearly a year, it’s fair to say that Karrueche was treated pretty shabbily during the final days of their relationship. While still together with the model, Chris was seen partying it up out on the town with Rihanna and allegedly hooking up with her in a club bathroom. He unceremoniously dumped Karrueche soon after, seemingly so he could hang with Riri guilt free. Most people would be understandably pissed about this, but sources close to Karrueche are telling TMZ that she wants him back. Say wha?!
According to friends, Karrueche not only loves Brown, but also misses the second-hand fame she enjoyed while dating him and doesn’t want to “go back to being basic.” Because of this, she’s apparently willing to forgive Brown’s fling with Riri, as long as she can remain in his life. Her plan might be working, as the two were seen hanging out on Monday. Obviously we’d never pick sides on a Rihanna/Karrueche Tran hotness face-off, because that’s a battle we’d lose no matter what. But although she’s not as world famous as the record busting Riri, it’s hard to do better than the lovely Karrueche. She’s gorgeous! And Rihanna is, well, Rihanna! And these two goddesses are fighting over…Breezy? We quit trying to figure it out.
Head down to the gallery below for 15 of Karrueche Tran’s hottest pics! Maybe they’ll tempt Chris back…
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