Well, that escalated quickly...
Chris Brown and Soulja Boy have some kind of major beef going on and it all seems to centre on some Instagram photo of Brown's ex Karrueche Tran. The 'Crank That' rapper claimed that Brown threatened him over the phone after he liked one of the budding actress and model's picture.
Chris Brown has beef with Soulja Boy
However, Chris Brown seems to be denying that any of that happened and Karrueche herself has even weighed in on the situation and tried to diffuse it. It's difficult at the moment to tell who started the whole thing.
Continue reading: Check Out Chris Brown And Soulja Boy's Insta-Beef
Looks like this beauty queen may be less innocent than she makes out.
Since it emerged that Chris Brown had been arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon after a beauty queen named Baylee Curran accused him of pointing a gun at her during a party on earlier this week, various stories have surfaced suggesting that the woman may not be as squeaky clean as she is purporting to be.
Did Chris Brown's accuser lie about the whole thing?
Baylee says that she was thrown out of Chris Brown's party after innocently admiring a diamond crucifix that his friend had been displaying. According to her, the friend went crazy on her despite the fact that she didn't even touch the jewellery, which prompted Chris to react by pulling out his firearm and aiming it at her. It resulted in a short stand-off between Chris and his entourage and the police when he refused to leave his house before the arrival of his lawyer Mark Geragos. Chris' party deny any wrongdoing.
Tmz have been doing some digging, though, and it seems what Baylee originally told them may not be the full story. A text message written to her friend Safari after the incident in question has been obtained by the publication that appears to show Baylee plotting to frame Chris after she was thrown out for calling the jewellery 'fake'.
'Hey safari don't you know this freak Chris brown is kicking me out of his house because I called his friend jewelry fake can you come get me my Uber is messing up if not I'm going to set him up and call the cops and say that he tried to shoot me and that will teach him a lesson I'm going to set his ass up. Lol come get me', she wrote. She allegedly received the reply: 'Really that's f*** up you ain't going to do that your wrong if you do.'
She denies sending the message, and as of now Chris' lawyer is attempting to authenticate it. It's possible that it's fake; Safari told Tmz that the pair hadn't spoken since she 'stole his Rolex last year', so why would she then phone him for lift? However, how else would Safari know about her cab 'messing up'? Something that did happen because the cab driver left when she didn't emerge from under the car where she was hiding.
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Even if the text message is a fake, there are more reasons to doubt Baylee's story. Apparently, she has actually been stripped from her title of Miss California Regional 2016 after nude photos surfaced, followed by frequent absences at events she was supposed to attend. After just two months, the pageant director demanded the crown and sash back, but she has reportedly refused to return them.
Other reports say that she is a wanted women in New York City after stealing a $1,000 Louis Vuitton purse containing $200 and a Michael Kors wallet from a friend that she had argued with at The Plaza hotel in 2013. The alleged victim also apparently got a restraining order on Baylee, but Baylee says it was actually another friend who was the thief and she is not aware of a warrant for her arrest in NYC.
The most impartial witness report so far has come from both Chris and Baylee's friend Christian Bonilla. He told Tmz he went to the party with a friend of his and ended up driving some of the girls home, after which time Baylee called. 'Baylee called one of the girls that was with me to pick her up because something had happened', he said. 'She was just very angry about the whole situation. She was frustrated. She's not someone you wanna get angry.'
When Tmz Live responded in surprise that Baylee was more angry than scared, after she just had a gun pointed at her, he replied: 'People act very differently when they're in these situations.' Baylee had also apparently sent Bonilla a text saying, 'This motherf***** is about to go down'.
Even if any of this is true, the police can't arrest anyone without just cause. According to Tmz, cops found a dufflebag filled with drugs, a gun and other weapons that Chris had allegedly thrown out of the window. There's no word on whether or not the gun matches the description that Baylee gave, however.
Need an idea for next Halloween? Look no further...
It's probably one of the highlights of our year to see what weird and wonderful transformations our favourite celebs will undergo for the spookiest day of the year, be it for a high profile Halloween party, a special show or just to give their Instagram followers a treat.
With that in mind, we've eagerly trawled through last weekend's favourites and come up with ten stand-out costumes that have made the list out of artistry, innovativeness, cuteness and just plain hella creepy.
Chris Brown rocked as Teen Wolf
Continue reading: 10 Best (And Creepiest) Celebrity Halloween Costumes Of 2015
RiRi spoke about the former NAACP leader Dolezal and her ex-boyfriend Brown in a new interview with Vanity Fair.
One of the strangest stories of 2015 has been that of Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP leader who became the focus of controversy and no small amount of ridicule when her parents revealed that she was white, not black, back in June. However, Rihanna has stated some admiration for her, calling Dolezal “a bit of a hero” in a new interview.
Dolezal was a former leader for the Spokane, Washington chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and Rihanna claims that her deception was not that big a deal and helped change people’s perceptions, as well as continuing a discussion about race in America.
Rihanna was speaking to Vanity Fair
Continue reading: Rihanna Praises Rachel Dolezal; Talks About Chris Brown Relationship
The US singer was due to tour Australia in December.
Singer Chris Brown has had his visa application to tour in Australia formally denied immigration minister Peter Dutton, has confirmed. Brown was due to perform in the country this December as part of his One Hell of a Nite tour, stopping in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
Chris Brown has been denied entry to Australia.
Brown’s visa was denied based on character grounds and the singer now has 28 days to appeal the decision. “People to whom these notices are issued have 28 days to present material as to why they should be given a visa to enter Australia,” Dutton said.
Continue reading: Chris Brown Denied Australian Visa On 'Character Grounds'
Kylie Jenner was attacked by a fan on Friday night (18th September).
Kylie Jenner was attacked by a fan on Friday (18th September). Kylie and her boyfriend Tyga were leaving a Chris Brown concert in Anaheim, CA when a fan grabbed hold of Jenner’s hair. Footage, shot by an onlooker, shows what appears to be a male fan reach out and catch Jenner’s hair as she walks past.
Kylie Jenner at the Grand Opening of the Sugar Factory American Brasserie in New York, September 2015.
The singer will also pay child support to Royalty’s mother, Nia Guzman.
Singer Chris Brown has been awarded joint custody of his daughter Royalty by a Houston court. According to E! News, the 26 year old father was allowed to take Royalty home from court on Friday, but was also ordered to pay Nia Guzman, Royalty's mother, $2,500 per month in child support.
Chris Brown has won joint custody of daughter Royalty.
Guzman had wanted Brown to only be granted supervised visitation but the judge ruled in the singer’s favour granting him joint custody. Guzman had originally been raising Royalty in Houston, but the two moved to Los Angeles earlier this year to be closer to Brown.
Continue reading: Chris Brown Wins Joint Custody Of Daughter Royalty
Rihanna is said to be angry at the British singer thanks to her new track ‘Body on Me’.
Another day and it seems another showbiz feud is brewing. Yes the latest stars who allegedly aren't seeing eye to eye are British singer Rita Ora and Rihanna. The two pop stars are said to not be on the best of terms following Ora’s latest single, ‘Body on Me’, which happens to feature Rihanna’s ex Chris Brown.
Has Rita made an enemy of Rihanna?
According to The Sun, Rihanna is none too happy that Ora chose her ex to record a duet with and what makes it worse is that the single’s yet to be released video is said to be pretty steamy. ‘There’s no lost love between them, but this is another example of what Rihanna perceives to be a lack of respect by Rita,’ a source told the newspaper.
Continue reading: Is Rita Ora Vs Rihanna The Latest Showbiz Feud?
The singer's private plane was barred from leaving the South-East Asian country on Wednesday after allegations of fraud.
Chris Brown has been prevented from leaving the Philippines after the country’s Department of Justice ordered his private jet to be barred from take-off as he was about to leave for Hong Kong on Wednesday, according to a report by CNN.
The 26 year old Grammy-winning star, who performed a sold-out show in the country’s capital of Manila on Tuesday evening (July 21st), was subjected to the order because of allegations of fraud against him and his promoter. It reportedly concerns a cancelled concert in the country last New Year’s Eve. He was prevented from departing pending clearance by the Bureau of Immigration.
Chris Brown has been prevented from leaving the Philippines at the behest of the Department of Justice
Continue reading: Chris Brown Prevented From Leaving Philippines
The singer's L.A. home was broken into by armed burglars in the small hours of Wednesday morning and locked his aunt, who was home alone, in a closet.
Just two months after his home in Los Angeles was broken into by an alleged stalker, R&B and rap star Chris Brown has been the victim of another intrusion, this time with armed robbers ransacking the place while his aunt was home alone.
Los Angeles news station KTLA 5 is reporting on Wednesday (July 15th) that the singer’s house in the San Fernando Valley was burgled at around 2am by three men toting handguns, evading a 16-camera surveillance system in the process. They seized a cellular phone, a laptop and cash from the 8,000 square ft. residence, according to police.
Chris Brown at the BET Awards in June 2015
Continue reading: Chris Brown's Home Ransacked By Armed Burglars
Chris Brown - 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 28th June 2015
Last month Jackson announced her comeback, with a new album and fall tour.
Janet Jackson showed she really is well and truly back on Sunday evening, when she took to the stage at the 2015 BET ceremony to be honoured with the Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award. The singer has recently announced her return to the music world with her latest single ‘No Sleep’ dropping last week ahead of her eleventh stdio album.
Janet Jackson was honoured at Sunday night’s BET awards.
Before the award was presented the BET audience were treated to clips from Janet’s long career then Ciara, Jason Derulo and Tinashe took to the stage for a dance performance honouring the Rhythm Nation icon. The performance ended when Jackson herself appeared on the stage in a white jumpsuit.
Continue reading: Janet Jackson Honoured As 'Ultimate Icon' At BET Music Awards
Who’s going to be able to knock Jason Derulo off the top spot?
Jason Derulo has topped the UK singles chart for a fourth consecutive week with ‘Want to Want Me’, the Official Charts Company has announced. It means the track is now the fourth single this year to spend at least four weeks in the number one spot, along with Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Funk’, Ellie Goulding’s ‘Love Me Like You Do’ and OMI’s ‘Cheerleader’.
Jason Derulo is still on top with 'Want To Want Me'
Derulo was able to see off stiff competition from Deorro and Chris Brown whose ‘Five More Hours’ was this week's highest new entry landing at number four. ‘Five More Hours’ had looked like it could cause Derulo some problems in the mid-week charts, but in the end it fell short of taking the top spot.
The ‘Poison’ singer reportedly thinks Rihanna’s ex could be the key to helping her break the US market.
Rita Ora has reportedly enlisted rapper Chris Brown to help her crack the American market. The ‘Poison’ singer is said to have recorded a track with Rihanna’s ex for her forthcoming second album, with the single being touted as a sure fire hit.
Rita Ora is said to have been working with rapper Chris Brown.
A source close to the singer told The Sun newspaper, "The song with Chris sounds amazing and is bound to be a big hit. It's the best song Rita's done and will break her in the US”. So far the British singer’s biggest hit stateside has been her collaboration with Rita Ora, ‘Black Widow’.
Continue reading: Is Rita Ora Working With Chris Brown To Try And Crack America?
Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran were involved in drama in the early hours of Friday (5th June) when Brown followed Tran home after a night out in Hollywood.
Police were called out to an incident involving Chris Brown on Friday (5th June). The LAPD were called out to a residence in Hollywood when neighbours complained of the noise. Reports suggest Brown was attempting to gain entry into the home of his ex-girlfriend, model Karrueche Tran.
Karrueche Tran and Chris Brown photographed in Los Angeles leaving the Playhouse club on Friday.
Continue reading: Chris Brown & Ex Karrueche Tran Argue After Night Out In Hollywood
Karrueche Tran and Chris Brown - Karrueche Tran appears far from happy as she leaves Playhouse Nightclub in Hollywood with Chris Brown at Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 5th June 2015
The cutest thing you'll see this week.
We didn’t even know that Tyga and Chris Brown were friends and it turns out their kids are BFFs. This according to Tyga and Brown’s instagram feeds, which now features a picture of the two adorable baby humans.
Tyga collaborates with Chris Brown on and off stage.
Tyga first shared a photo of the two toddlers including his son King Cairo looking at the camera as a giant Charlie Brown character stood in the background. Don't worry, folks. It's likely just a nod to Chris' nickname and love for the cartoon.
Continue reading: Chris Brown And Tyga's Progeny Have Adorable Play Date
Chris Brown - Chris Brown arrives at Playhouse Nightclub for his Birthday party in Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 15th May 2015
A fan broke into Chris Brown's L.A. home and made herself comfortable - vandalising his car and sleeping naked in his bed.
Chris Brown came home on Wednesday night (6th May) to find a naked woman in his bed. Unfortunately for Brown, the woman was a complete stranger and had been making herself very much at home in his Los Angeles house whilst he was away in Las Vegas.
Chris Brown's home was reportedly broken into by a fan.
The singer had been accused of punching a man during a basketball game on Monday.
Criminal charges against singer Chris Brown have been dropped, after his alleged victim decided he no longer wanted to move forward with the case. The 25 year old had been accused of punching a man during a game of basketball in Las Vegas on Monday following a verbal altercation.
Charges against Chris Brown have been dropped
The altercation was said to have happened during a game on a private court at Brown’s suite at the Palms Casino Resort hotel. According to reports an argument broke out during the game which led to a physical fight where the victim was punched by another male whom he identified as Brown.
Continue reading: Battery Charges Against Chris Brown In Las Vegas Case Dropped
Chris Brown is reportedly suspected of assault. The incident occurred during a basketball game in Las Vegas on Monday (4th May).
Chris Brown allegedly assaulted a man during a heated argument. The incident reportedly occurred during a basketball game in Las Vegas in the early hours of Monday (4th May) morning. According to reports in TMZ, Brown has been named as a suspect by the police.
Chris Brown is reportedly suspected of assaulting a man during a basketball game.
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Continue reading: Chris Brown Reportedly Suspected Of Las Vegas Assault
Taylor Swift lands dream duet with Madonna, and Rihanna stuns in vibrant Versace.
The 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards saw some pretty epic moments this weekend, and some of the most hotly anticipated performances of the year. The top prize of 2015 iHeartRadio Innovator Award went to Justin Timberlake, but he wasn't the biggest winner of the night...
Apart from winning three accolades - for Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Lyrics - Taylor Swift was winning in many other ways. She's been gushing to everyone who'll listen recently about Queen of Pop Madonna apparently praising her music in an interview, but the 'Blank Space' singer landed the chance to perform with her idol as she and her guitar joined the diva on stage for a rendition of Madonna's new single 'Ghosttown', taken from recently released thirteenth album 'Rebel Heart'.
Chris Brown's probation, from his 2009 assault on then-girlfriend Rihanna, is over.
Chris Brown's probation is over, a judge ruled on Friday (20th March). The L.A. District Attorney's office confirmed Brown has ended his probation after completing 1000.5 hours of community service since he was sentenced on assault charges in June 2009. Brown has also undergone rehab and domestic violence counselling.
Chris Brown's probation is over.
Continue reading: Chris Brown's Probation Is Over - Case Closed On Rihanna Assault Case
Chloe Green, Sir Philip Green and Chris Brown - Topshop Topman LA opening party - West Hollywood, California, United States - Wednesday 13th February 2013
Chris Brown and Staples Center Los Angeles, California, United States Rihanna and Chris Brown leaving the Staples Center in downtown LA holding hands, after watching the LA Lakers defeat the New York Knicks 100-94. Tuesday 25th December 2012
Chris Brown Friday 2nd November 2007 Ford Motor Company and BET Networks kick off their partnership with Chris Brown for his 'Up Close & Personal Holiday Exclusive Tour' New York City, USA
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