.

Chris Brown Apologizes For 'Good Morning America' Tantrum

Singer maintains that GMA surprised him with questions about his assault on Rihanna

March 24, 2011 11:10 AM ET
Chris Brown Apologizes For 'Good Morning America' Tantrum
Johnny Nunez/WireImage

Chris Brown apologized for his recent violent outburst backstage at Good Morning America yesterday in a live appearance on BET's 106 and Park. "I want to apologize to anybody who was startled in the office, or anybody who was offended," Brown said.

Rihanna and Chris Brown's Grammy Weekend: The Days and Hours Before the Assault

Though Brown says he was disappointed by his behavior, he insisted that it wasn't harmful, and that he was just letting off steam. "I didn’t physically hurt anyone," the singer said. "I just wanted to release the anger inside me."

Contest: Choose the Cover of Rolling Stone

Furthermore, Brown maintains that the incident could have been avoided if Good Morning America's Robin Roberts had avoided asking him questions about the aftermath of being found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend Rihanna. Roberts said yesterday that the Rihanna issue was a pre-approved talking point, which Brown denies. Brown claims that the questions took him off guard, and that he felt exploited by the show.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Road to Nowhere”

Talking Heads | 1985

A cappella harmonies give way to an a fuller arrangement blending pop and electro-disco on "Road to Nowhere," but the theme remains constant: We're on an eternal journey to an undefined destination. The song vaulted back into the news a quarter century after it was a hit when Gov. Charlie Crist used it in his unsuccessful 2010 campaign for the U.S. Senate in Florida. "It's this little ditty about how there's no order and no plan and no scheme to life and death and it doesn't mean anything, but it's all right," Byrne said with a chuckle.

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com