Celebritology 2.0: Chris Brown


Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Chris Brown dresses as terrorist for Halloween, upsets Internet

Most were not amused.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:56 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Brown; Halloween

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Another Chris Brown and Rihanna sighting; Rush and Public Enemy make Rock Hall of Fame list

Also: Nicole Kidman had issues with saying the n-word in her movie.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:59 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Morning Mix; Chris Brown; Rihanna; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Nicole Kidman

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey ‘American Idol’ feud goes viral; ‘Jeopardy!’ pays homage to ‘Walking Dead’

Also in the morning mix: Another Chris Brown/Rihanna rumor.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:54 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning Mix; Nicki Minaj; Mariah Carey; Walking Dead; Chris Brown; Rihanna

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Samuel L. Jackson’s profane Obama PSA arrives online; Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson reconciliation continues

Also: For some reason, there’s an online kiss controversy involving Chris Brown.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:25 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement, Relationships | Tags:  Morning Mix, Samuel L. Jackson, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Chris Brown

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. welcome son; Chris Brown fails drug test but avoids probation issue

Chris Brown’s hearing taught us that he has a medical marijuana prescription. Good to know.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:24 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning Mix; Sarah Michelle Gellar; Freddie Prinze Jr.; Chris Brown; Rihanna

Posted at 01:31 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Rihanna admits to Oprah Winfrey that she still loves Chris Brown

During her interview on “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” Rihanna says she has forgiven Brown for assaulting her in 2009.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:31 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rihanna, Oprah Winfrey, Chris Brown

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Rihanna expresses concern for Chris Brown during interview with Oprah Winfrey

The singer gets emotional in a new sit-down and will undoubtedly spark another round of debate about her relationship with Brown.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:13 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Rihanna, Chris Brown

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Mayim Bialik recovering after accident; Kristen Stewart not dropped from ‘Snow White’ after all?

“The Big Bang Theory” star almost lost her thumb as a result of a car wreck.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:36 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix, Mayim Bialik, Kristen Stewart, Drake, Chris Brown, Arrested Development

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Chris Brown may be back in court next month; a Sofia Vergara engagement?

Also: More Katie Holmes tidbits.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Morning Mix, Chris Brown, Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise, Arrested Development

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Rihanna photo leak won’t lead to charges; Charlie Sheen talks lawsuit

Also: Heidi Montag has some liposuction regrets.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:26 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Charlie Sheen, Celebrities | Tags:  Morning Mix, Rihanna, Chris Brown

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 06/26/2012

John Travolta hits red carpet with Kelly Preston; Chris Brown, Drake offered pay-per-view boxing gig?

Also: Zach Galifianakis reportedly engaged.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:39 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Morning Mix, John Travolta, Chris Brown, Drake, Zach Galifianakis

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Chris Brown-Drake brawl: The facts and rumors

Chris Brown and Drake were at a Manhattan club Wednesday night when a brawl broke out.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:29 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Brown, Drake

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Chrissy Teigen takes on the Chris Brown faithful

The model has been subjected to a barrage of nasty Twitter message and threats since tweeting about Chris Brown’s Billboard Music Awards performance.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:55 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Chrissy Teigen, Chris Brown

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Rihanna explains decision to work with Chris Brown on remixes

“There shouldn’t be a divide. You know? It’s music, and it’s innocent,” Rihanna told Ryan Seacrest.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:37 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Rihanna, Chris Brown

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Funeral home says it didn’t give photo of Whitney Houston to Enquirer; Chris Brown accused of stealing phone

Also in the morning mix: Idris Elba will play Nelson Mandela.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:38 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Whitney Houston, Chris Brown

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Rihanna and Chris Brown really did collaborate; Bethenny Frankel reveals miscarriage

Also in the morning mix: Stephen Colbert returns to Comedy Central.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:17 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Rihanna, Chris Brown, Stephen Colbert

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Chris Brown does not care if you hate him, because he now has a Grammy

At least that’s what he said on Twitter before deleting it.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:56 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Brown, Grammys

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Chris Brown performs at Grammys, evokes strong reactions from fans and critics

The Grammys’ executive producer argued that it was time for Brown to return.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:28 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Chris Brown, Grammys

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/28/2010

Based on his BET Awards turn, is it time to forgive Chris Brown?

As noted in this morning's mix, Chris Brown paid moving tribute to Michael Jackson during last night's BET Awards while simultaneously making his most convincing attempt yet at a comeback. After impressively channeling Jackson with a series of Brown's well-known, MJ-inspired dance moves -- including a fluid moonwalk and a few requisite crotch grabs -- Brown capped off his performance by breaking down while attempting to sing the emotionally loaded "Man in the Mirror." (Watch the performance in the video below if you missed it on live TV.) Were his tears brought on by lingering sadness over the loss of Jackson, one of his idols? A public acknowledgment that -- a year after pleading guilty to felony assault for hitting ex-girlfriend Rihanna -- he too has looked at the man in the mirror and asked him to change his ways? Or a bit of well-timed and well-played acting designed to...

By Jen Chaney  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Chris Brown