Brown is arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a daylong standoff at his home in the Tarzana neighborhood in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley. The police were called after a 3am 911 call from a woman, who said he Brown threatened her with a weapon. Brown denied any wrongdoing in posts on Instagram before he was taken into custody in the afternoon. Police:
Mr Chris Brown will be transported to robbery/homicide division where he will be booked for assault with a deadly weapon.
Australia’s immigration department issues a “notice of intention to consider refusal” which means that Brown cannot enter the country. Tickets for his December tour in the country are due to go on sale Sept 28. He has 28 days to appeal. Australia’s Minister for Women:
People need to understand, if you are going to commit domestic violence and you want to travel around the world, there are going to be countries that say to you, ‘You cannot come in because you are not of the character that we expect in Australia’.
Brown leaves the Philippines after a contract dispute initially prevented him from departing the country. His earlier Tweets have been deleted.
Brown and Ora share an Instagram teasing an upcoming collaboration with the caption Coming Soon (BODY ON ME).
Brown Tweets about not being able to leave the Philippines:
This is a very serious situation and someone needs to be held accountable for mixing my name up in all this. I’ve done nothing wrong!!!
I have nothing to do with anything going on right now. I came back to Manila to do a make up show for New Years
Brown is held in Philippines pursuant to Department Of Justice order that forbids him to leave the country. Officials prevent his private jet from departing from Manila’s international airport. The action is taken to compel him to pay back money that promoters say ius owed to them after he failed to appear for a previous appearance.
Brown and his security team arrive at his Agoura Hills, California, home to find a woman’s clothes in the entryway and “I LOVE YOU” spray-painted across his kitchen counter. An unknown naked woman is discovered in the singer’s bed. Brown calls the police, who take the woman into custody and book her on felony burglary and vandalism charges. The R&B star post a picture of the woman wrapped up in a towel to his Instagram account, along with a description of what she’d allegedly done, including throwing out all of his daughter’s and dog’s belongings, placing voodoo things around the house, and spray-painting her name on his cars.
I love my fans but this is some on some real real crazy s–t! I pray she will get help.
Brown’s probation officially ends as the court closes Rihanna assault case. Brown’s attorney, Geragos:
I couldn’t be more delighted. He is in a spot right now and a place right now that I couldn’t be prouder of him. It is a monumental feat for him.
Tran ends relationship with Brown on Twitter.
TMZ reports that Brown is the father of a nine-month-old girl. The mother is close friend and former model by the name of Nia. Although they are not romantically involved, there is no report of a child support order. TMZ reports Brown is happy to be a father.
Brown is denied entrance to Canada where he has sold out shows in Montreal and Toronto. The exact reason for Brown’s entry ban is not known. Brown tweets, but later deletes comments regarding the ban.
Unfortunately I will not be able to perform in front of sold out crowds in Montreal & Toronto. The good people of the Canadian government wouldn’t allow me entry. I’ll be back this summer and will hopefully see all my Canadian fans!
A spokesman for the Canada Border Services Agency:
Several factors are used in determining admissibility into Canada, including involvement in criminal activity, in human rights violations, in organized crime, security, health or financial reasons.
Brown apologizes to Karrueche for his Instagram rant with an additional post on Instagram.
Being young and dumb is one of my strong suits and emotional at best. I love hard and react impulsively when I’m hurt at times. I don’t think social media is a place to air out or hash out personal problems and a n*** feel hella WACK for doing it. So I AM APOLOGIZING I live in a glass house and the same s**t that makes me great also is my curse. Everybody know I love that girl. I don’t care how my image my look to the public because I’m still gonna be the best at what I do. I just want baby girl to know I apologize!
Brown and girlfriend Karrueche end their relationship. Karrueche posts on Instagram:
When something bad happens, you can either let it define you, let it destroy you or let it strengthen you. The choice is yours. I refuse to be repeatedly mistreated especially by someone who claims to love me. That’s not love. Yes, I have not been so smart before in the past but I made a promise to be a better and stronger woman and I’m keeping that promise. If you can’t love me the right way, then don’t love me at all. Don’t be mad at me because I prefer to be happy.
Brown responds to Karrueche’s post on Instagram following their break up with an Instagram post of his own, claiming she dated Drake while he was in jail.
We’ve got scars, some of them u gave me, some of them I’ve caused. That ride or die act we have been fooling the world with obviously ain’t working. I was locked up for damn near 4 months and only got 1 visit from you while u was hosting parties and taking secret trips to Toronto, going on dates with Drake! When this relationship first started u knew what it was and even participated in threesomes. I slowed all that shit down. So let’s not try to save face for public opinion because I don’t need to play victim so people can take my side. All these celebrity n—as ain’t s–t and focus only on themselves. I made it clear to the world who my girl was and made your life equal to mine even at the cost of me not focusing on my career at times. So miss me wit the bulls–t. No y’all know the real.
Singer, Brown performs a medley of his hit songs at the 2014 Soul Train Awards show.
Brown causes a fury among his fans when he comments on the Ebola outbreak.
Fox News interviews Brown about his jail time and how it changed his life.
Sometimes you’ve got to touch the stove to see that it’s hot. And I’m one of those guys that does that all of the time. Sometimes I might be my own worst enemy. I’m not always going to make the right decision. I’ve always reneged on a lot of my situations. But I think that’s a part of growing up and learning. For me, now I have a better sense of what’s important being that I was incarcerated, being that I’ve had the bad stuff happen to me. You can’t continuously mess up. You’re not going to get that many chances. I’m not saying by my peers, but I’m just saying by God in general. For me and my spirit, I just want to be able to have some peace, be able to chill and do what I love because I was blessed with this opportunity and this talent, so I don’t want to waste it.
Seacrest interviews Brown during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about his new public image.
For me I had a lot of issues with my anger, a lot of issues with not knowing how to cope with certain situations, public scrutiny, the whole nine. But I think over time me being able to talk a therapist, and finding out how to deal with even my stint, and the whole rehab thing and jail made me have a different outlook on life and really focus on a more positive scale of what I needed to be doing. So I think with my music and everything else, it always was on a positive front, you know, happier level. But I just wanted to make sure that now it’s more me walking the walk instead of talking the talk. The time that I did spend in there was all-the-way reflection time. You know, being able to look in the mirror at myself and kind of just understand myself, but also love myself. Cause you know, a lot of insecurities come with being an artist and also dealing with your own issues. Especially when you almost have to do it alone. Everybody’s situation is different, but at one point I just felt like I was alone. So being able to realize that I have people who love me and support me and the right people that want to see me succeed, and you know, just my life in general, the mistakes I had made. I had a lot of time to reflect on that and really focus on moving forward and trying to change the perception of myself.
Power 106FM interviews Brown about his experience in jail.
For me jail was a humbling experience, I got carried away and lost track of what my purpose was. I appreciated everything more once I got out.
Brown and Songz release the music video for Songs on 12 Play, produced by Mel & Mus.
To promote his upcoming X album, Brown performs his singles, Loyal and X on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Brown accepts a plea deal for his Washington D.C. assault case. Brown says this case has derailed his career for the past year.
I want this case to go away so I can go on tour…To say that he’s been punished severely in this matter is an understatement.
Brown appears on the cover of the September 2014 issue of Billboard magazine. He talks about people talking about him and Rihanna, what he learned in prison, and living life in the public eye.
Not everyone in the world is going to particularly love me. But I’m cool with that. As long as I love myself and my music, I’m fine. People are going to say what they want to say. I don’t look over my shoulder or wish I could turn back the hands of time. Life is a learning experience, so I’m learning as I go. I’m not walking around angry about anything. So you just have to let it be.
Three people are wounded by the gunshots at a strip party hosted by the musician at 1 Oak club on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood at 1:30am. The suspect remains unknown but the victims include Marion Knight, a music producer, 32 year old male and 19 year old female but all victims are expected to recover.
Brown accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and nominates Trey Songz and Bow Wow.
Brown performs Cotton Eyed Joe during the Much Music Awards show to promote his album
Brown gives a surprise performance of Loyal featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga.
Brown leaves jail. He has served 108 days out of the 131. The judge credits him for good behavior, time served in jail and rehab. Sheriff’s Deputy Tony Moore on Brown’s release:
Brown was let out early Monday at 12:01 a.m.
A judge lengthens Brown’s stay in jail, adding four extra months for violating his parole. The violation comes after a fight he had in October. He’s also ordered to attend therapy, perform 1,000 hours of community service and will be drug tested after release.
Brown is diagnosed with bipolar disorder and PTSD. The rehab facility is treating him for these issues and are working with him to stabilize his condition. A letter from the facility on his disorders:
Mr. Brown became aggressive and acted out physically due to his untreated mental health disorder, severe sleep deprivation, inappropriate self-medicating and untreated PTSD…Mr. Brown will also require close supervision by his treating physician in order to ensure his bipolar mental health condition remains stable.
Representatives at the rehab facility added that Brown has been “beyond exemplary” in performing his community service requirements,
Brown performs She Aint You at the iHeart Radio Music Festival from the album F.A.M.E.
Brown appears on the cover of an October 2013 issue of Jet magazine. He talks about media, identifying with Trayvon Martin, and Jay Z.
The media is full of yellow journalism. A lot of things I say, they will flip it. Instead of them getting off on all the positive stuff that I do, they will bring out the negative and draw out that story.
Brown performs Strip during the iHeart Music Festival to promote his album Boy In Detention.
Brown performs a medley of his hit songs including She Ain’t You, Strip, and Look At Me Now during the iHeart Radio Music Festival promoting his album Fortune.
Brown performs Beat It at the Today Show from the album Back to Life.
Brown releases the music video for his single Love More ft. Minaj. Directed by Chris Brown the video features Brown and Minaj performing in a packed night club. Brown:
While you guys kill yourself over bulls–t ill keep directing stuff like this!
Brown performs Beautiful People at the Summer Jam from album F.A.M.E.
Brown performs Don’t Judge Me at the Summer Jam from album Fortune.
Brown and Fabolous performs Ready at Summer Jam from album Rise to Power.
Brown performs Fine China during the Billboard Music Awards show promoting his album X.
Brow performs Fine China during the Billboard Music Awards to promote X.
Del Rey and Brown appear on the cover of the May 2013 issue of Teeny magazine.
Brown appears on the cover of the December 2012/January 2013 issue of XXL magazine. He talks about his twitter account, the beginning, and his love life.
One thing people often want me to talk about is my public love life. When it comes to my love life, the perception seems as though I am a player. But that’s not true. Love is something I am still learning. It’s just an obstacle that I haven’t yet mastered. I think that’s my biggest hurdle in life.
Beatz, Brown and Ludacris perform Everyday Birthday during the American Music Awards show.
Brown appears on the cover of the November 2012 issue of Prestige Hong Kong magazine.
I want to be the Steven Spielberg of music videos.
Brown performs Turn Up The Music during the Billboard Music Awards show to promote his album Fortune.
Guetta releases the music video for I Can Only Imagine off of the album Nothing But the Beat. The song features Chris Brown and Lil Wayne.
Brown performs Forever on the Today Show from his album Exclusive: The Forever Edition.
Minaj releases Right By My Side featuring Chris Brown video from her album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. Directed by Diane Martel the video features Minaj and rapper Nas as a couple. When asked about the kiss the two shared during the video Minaj states:
You know, what? It worked. It was hip-hop Queens, royalty. Outside of the kiss, it just had so much chemistry. It seemed like a real relationship, a real hood relationship and I wanted to portray that. I wanted the song to feel like your around the way relationship.
Brown wins Grammy for Best R&B Album for F.A.M.E.
I just want to thank all the fans, everyone who believed in my records.