(Dirk Shadd for The Washington Post)

Chris Brown thought he could just promote his new CD on “Good Morning America,” but Robin Roberts insisted on asking him about, you know, the Rihanna thing — and he flew into an off-camera tantrum, ABC now confirms. Lisa de Moraes has all the details.

Watch out — Haley Barbour is trying to steal your extra salad dressing. Mississippi’s governor and former fat-cat lobbyist is looking like less of a fat cat these days: He’s dropped 20 pounds in preparation for a presidential run that Karen Tumulty thinks might have a better shot than you’d expect. Voters don’t know him, but “the people who write the checks and run the party machinery” love him.