Chris Brown opens up on Rihanna assault in new documentary
“I felt like a [expletive] monster. I was thinking about suicide and everything else”.
These are strong words from multi-awarded singer Chris Brown during the video trailer for his new documentary, ‘Welcome To My Life’ where he recalled his highly publicized attack on ex-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.
With tears in his eyes, the 26-year-old ‘Look at me now’ rapper confessed the horrifying assault that changed his life forever.
“I went from being on top of the world, number one songs. Being kind of like America’s sweetheart, to being public enemy number one”, said Brown who’s also appeared in multiple Hollywood films.
He also admitted he wasn’t sleeping, eating nor eating during the time of the controversy, and he pre-occupied himself by simply ‘getting high’.
Brown’s mother, Joyce Hawkins, also appeared briefly while detailing the unfortunate incident.
“That was the worst day of my life and probably his life,” she said. “I felt like I was going to lose my child.”
As per reports from entertainment website Vanity Fair, Brown and Rihanna got into a heated argument in 2009 over a text message from Chris’ ex, after leaving a pre-Grammy party in LA.
Images of Rihanna’s battered face soon leaked online, after Brown allegedly punched, bit and choked her.
Brown was able to avoid jail time for his crimes, however, but he was sentenced to five years of probation following the assault.
Despite their ugly predicament, the pop star pair eventually got back together in 2012 but decided to ultimately part ways after one year.
The documentary, meanwhile, will also feature Brown’s rise to stardom, including testaments from music stars Usher, Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Bilge, Rita Ora, Jamie Foxx and DJ Khaled.
No release date for ‘Welcome to My Life’ has been revealed, though Brown wrote on his Instagram page that the documentary will be “coming soon”. Khristian Ibarrola,INQUIRER.net