Chris Brown is still set to perform on next Tuesday’s Dancing With the Stars results show, an ABC rep tells EW.com — this even though the R&B artist trashed his dressing room following a Tuesday Good Morning America appearance during which anchor Robin Roberts alluded to his March 2009 assault on ex-girlfriend Rihanna.
Addressing the situation on Wednesday morning, GMA‘s Roberts said that Brown knew the domestic violence case would be a topic during their sit-down. When Roberts brought up the fact that Rihanna had dropped the restraining order that was part of Brown’s guilty plea, the singer shrugged off the situation as “not really a big deal,” and expressed his wish that people focus on his new album F.A.M.E., and not “stuff that happened two years ago.”
After performing on the morning show, Brown got “very angry” backstage, ABC News correspondent Andrea Canning confirmed on Wednesday’s GMA, breaking a large window in his dressing room. He then exited the studio shirtless, and later said on Twitter about the on-camera interview, “I’m so over people bring this s–t up!!! Yet we praise Charlie Sheen and other celebs for there [sic] bulls–t!”
That tweet has since been deleted. Later, he wrote: “Thank you to everyone who supports my music!!! Key word music!”
Watch GMA‘s recap of the Tuesday-morning incident here, then read on:
What do you think of Brown’s backstage GMA outburst, and ABC’s decision to keep him booked for Dancing With the Stars?