Chris Brown’s Reps Threaten Legal Action Over ‘Gay Bashing’ Story
No matter how hard Chris Brown tries to stay away from the drama, the more he gets into. Star Magazine published a story claiming that Chris Brown went on a gay-bashing rant during a basketball game:
“He got really ticked off when things didn’t go his way during the game, saying, ‘That’s gay!’ and ‘You’re a f—–t a–!’ to the other players,” the magazine quotes an unnamed “eyewitness.” The article features a photo of Brown confronting another player.
Chris Brown’s reps released the following statement, claiming that the story is completely false:
A totally fictitious article ran in the current Star Magazine (issue date July 25, 2011) accusing our client Chris Brown of doing something that he did not do. The article claimed that on June 29, 2011, Chris participated in a pick up basketball game at 24 Hour Fitness Center in LA and said some very inappropriate statements. The incident described did not occur, nor did the Star ever contact Chris’ representatives to request comment or confirmation. Chris was filming a video with AceHood on June 29 and never left the set. He spent the entire day with dozens of members of the production team filming the video for “Body To Body” at 1870 Sunset Plaza in West Hollywood.
The Star accompanied the fabricated story with a photo of Chris playing basketball in New York that was taken on the day of his F.A.M.E. CD release in March. Chris Brown’s management is considering taking appropriate legal action against the paper. Unfortunately this bogus account is being picked up by additional media outlets. We stand behind our client and want to set the record straight that this did not happen.
So there you have it. Unfortunately, due to Chris’ past issues with the gay community…and past issues with communication in general, I doubt there will be many people on his side.