Chris Brown: When Will We Stop Putting Up with this Guy?

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A misunderstood creature, often unfairly accused of violence. And then on the right, Chris Brown.
I took a class on domestic violence at the local community college earlier this year. When I wasn't listening to the kid behind me eat cheeseburgers or grimacing whenever this short girl echoed the last three words the teacher said and added "uh huh" or "yup," I was learning a lot. At one point, we watched a video of men talking to a journalist after regularly attending a domestic-violence class. It was incredible seeing a guy in a Monster Energy Drink hat and a radio-rock T-shirt talk about how patriarchal societies perpetuate violence against women.

Chris Brown went through a 52-week course in domestic violence. Supposedly.

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It's hard to say, given how Chris Brown has recently been asked to restart the 1,400 hours of community service he was ordered to perform. He has been accused of filing less-than-truthful paperwork, sometimes reporting he had performed community service on days he was clearly out of town.

I remember when I first saw Chris Brown. He sang that lame "Run It" song, and I thought he had a voice like a young Michael Jackson and looked like an darker-skinned version of my girlfriend at the time's ex-boyfriend.

I was impressed by Chris Brown while simultaneously wishing I could punch him in the face. And it was obvious -- the resemblance stirred up some resentment and I was upset at poor little Chris Brown, with his handsome face, nice white teeth and great vocal range. Or maybe that wasn't it.

Maybe I could just sense that Chris Brown was trouble. I remember about six years ago, my dad showed me a picture of himself as a child. He had a sarcastic smile and a bunch of freckles.

"Look at that kid," he said. "Take a good look, and tell me if you recognize what kind of little kid that is."

"I don't get it," I replied.

"That little kid is one of those troublemakers, the kind that did things wrong and lied about it all the time. Yep. A little asshole."

I felt a little bad thinking negatively about this guy I didn't know and never would even meet. But then Chris Brown beat up Rihanna and I thought, "Yeah, I knew that was going to happen." And as he kept running into problems, he seemed to get progressively dumber looking as he became more and more arrogant. He did what a lot of morons I know have done and got a bunch of tattoos at a young age and then started wearing a stupid leather jacket with thrash metal band patches on it. I've maintained a steady course on thinking that the guy is bad news.

And he is bad news, because the only time he appears in the media is to flash his award-winning smile as he's acting like a jackass. Like whining about how people aren't forgetting that he beat up his girlfriend (at least once) and making statements that he "lost everything" as he has released seventeen singles since the incident. Or getting into an altercation with Drake and subsequently writing lyrics insinuating that he's gay. And getting into a fight with Frank Ocean, a man who admitted to have been in love with a man before, and someone from Chris Brown's crew calling him "faggot" during the fight.

Or the current situation he's dealing with, facing the revocation of his probation after being accused of failing to provide his information after a fender bender.


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22 comments
mjfanibe
mjfanibe

I met a man who worked with Michael Jackson. He said something very disturbing. While I can't remember his exact words, it went something like this: "Everybody knows that Michael Jackson molested children. But Michael Jackson made so many people so much money that no one dared to say anything." How can you compare Michael Jackson being eccentric and famous to Chris Brown for beating a woman? You are the worst journalist ever and you should get your facts right for Chris Brown and Michael Jackson's sake..fucking retarted!

AJ Wilkes
AJ Wilkes

"I reject Chris Brown's comeback." -- Liz Lemon

Don Lanier
Don Lanier

Bad Behaviour Big Headlines, glorifying drugs, beting women, fighting, acting like a Gangsta, giving young minds a great role model to look up to, but look at the youth already, wearing there pants at there knees, gangs, drop out rates at school higher and arrests,,,,where are the role models that say SCHOOL, JOB, WORK, is what makes a person a Star in his or her community, not an arrest record or a posse of wannabees...

Justin Edward Ströhm
Justin Edward Ströhm

People like his music more than they care about his personal life, obviously.

berto
berto

I do hope he goes to jail, but the combat with Rihanna was mutual.  She's admitted she's a very violent person but women get away with DV.

Kyle Valdes
Kyle Valdes

More importantly, who gives a fuck? He's still famous because everyone keeps talking about him.

Marisa Lather VanillainSocial
Marisa Lather VanillainSocial

This guy sucks and all the people who support him are all SO FOR him and I just don't understand how they can so blindly support such an obvious JERK! I don't get it.

Brian Bradley
Brian Bradley

He was the subject of a debate at Brennan's Last night. I believe the topic was "Chris Brown vs. Diarrhea."

Rita Kiry Ryan
Rita Kiry Ryan

Maybe this guy is still famous because media outlets like the RFT are too unimaginative to find better people, or things to write about. No, this couldn't be it, because it's the obvious answer.

Tom Parker
Tom Parker

Moral decay is why he is still famous

Derek Wallace
Derek Wallace

Yes, pay no attention and the assholes go away!

Isaac James
Isaac James

Exactly. As long as the news/magazines/media keep talking about him, he's gonna be in the public eye -

Adam Fry
Adam Fry

Im sure the puppy he is holding is a bait dog.

Casey Kohler
Casey Kohler

He's talented. And you can ostracize him all you want, but you're actually just creating his publicity. Take that in for starters.

Terri Freeman
Terri Freeman

Because it seems like the world has lost sight of who really deserves recognition. It seems like the people who behave the worst get more attention than the people who are doing great things.

Ryan Gosa
Ryan Gosa

Maybe you guys should stop writing about him hmmm that might be the first step

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