Grammy-winning singer and convicted woman-beater Chris Brown has had one of the most tumultuous relationships with the press (and with fans) in recent history. Despite a chain of behaviors that runs the gamut from embarrassing to criminal, his music career appears to be better than ever. Here are his dumbest moments (for now).
Chris Brown beats up Rihanna
In February of 2009, Brown was arrested for making criminal threats after an argument with his then-girlfriend, Rihanna, also an R&B singer, turned violent. He was released from jail after posting $50,000 bail.
Chris Brown has his restraining order modified
In 2009, Brown had the restraining order that barred him from coming near his ex-girlfriend Rihanna modified to allow him to be in her presence, so long as he didn'�t �annoy, molest or conduct surveillance� on her. Hard to imagine Chris Brown not annoying someone, but that'�s the legal system for you.
Chris Brown Storms off set of �Good Morning America�
If you can'�t handle the tough questions of a morning network host, you might be named Chris Brown. In March of 2011, after completing a TV interview and performance to promote his album, Brown flipped out in his Good Morning America dressing room, broke a window and stormed out.
Chris Brown denied entry into the UK
In June of 2012, Brown had to cancel several dates in England and Ireland after he was detained at the airport and not allowed into the United Kingdom. The statement from the British government read, "We reserve the right to refuse entry to the U.K. to anyone guilty of a serious criminal offense. Public safety is one of our primary concerns.�
Chris Brown says he still loves Rihanna
In a 2009 interview with Larry King, Brown said that while he admitted to hitting Rihanna, he didn'�t remember it, and also added that he still loves her. Real nice, pal.
Chris Brown plays with puppies
Who can play with puppies and somehow turn it into a public relations scandal? Did you say Chris Brown? Well, you'�re right. In April of 2012, Brown released a photo of himself playing with puppies. So what'�s wrong with that? Well, he was embroiled in a dog breeding scandal at the time.
Chris Brown tweets a picture of his domestic violence diploma
Chris Brown was assigned to a mandatory court ordered domestic violence course. So naturally, when he graduated, he tweeted out a link to a picture of his diploma. Hey dummy- that�s NOT supposed to be something you'�re proud of.