Chris Brown Attacks Comedian, Deletes Twitter Account, Fans Attack

If any of you had any doubt about the odiousness of R&B singer, Chris Brown, his latest antics should seal the deal.  Brown  is an immature narcissist, who unfortunately is not only enabled by an army of cray cray stans, but also, sadly, his ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, whom he viciously assaulted in 2009.

From Buzz Feed: Over the weekend Chris Brown launched a twitter attack directed at Jenny Johnson, a comedy writer who has regularly tweeted jokes about his 2009 attack on Rihanna. After the heated and at times vulgar exchange, Brown’s twitter account was completely wiped out.

Here’s a sample:

After Brown tweeted, “I look as old as fuck! I’m only 23…” Johnson tweeted “I know! Being a worthless piece of shit can really age a person!

Brown responded, “take them teeth out when u Sucking my dick HOE.

Not resisting the opportunity to tweak Brown’s lack of spelling skills, Johnson responded, “It’s “HO” not “HOE” you ignorant fuck.”

The feud continued, becoming uglier as it spiraled downhill:

Brown: I should fart while ur giving me top. “Seize the day” #CarpeDiem

Johnson: Your mom must be so proud of you.

Brown: see.. I don’t even have to tell u what u already know. Thanks HO! #bushpig

Johnson responded with a link to an MTV news report detailing Brown’s brutal attack on Rihanna.

Brown: mom says hello… She told me not to shart in ur mouth, wanted me to shit right on the retina, ….#pinkeye.

Brown: Let me leave this bitch alone… It’s good to know my worth by listening to a bitch that is worthless! #iwin #bushpigswag

Johnson: Okay. I’m done. All I got from that exchange with Chris Brown is that he wants to shit and fart on me. I have zero respect for a person who seems unapologetic for the terrible crime he committed and shows no signs of changing.

Brown’s last tweet before he deactivated his account was the chilling, “Just ask RRihanna if she mad??????”

And, indeed, Rihanna was photographed Thanksgiving night entering a car with Brown in Berlin after attending his concert and then an after party with him. On Saturday, Rihanna tweeted a photo of a shirtless Brown lying face down on a bed that is covered with Simpsons memorabilia and a handbag.

Meanwhile, Brown’s cray cray stans have been tweeting death threats to Johnson. Billboard has gathered a few of the really violent messages:

@nellymyers: Do u wanna know what im gonna do now ? Im gonna kill that Jenny Johnson for making Chris delete his twitter

@ChrisBrownComeback: @JennyJohnsonHi5whore bitch. if chris kill you i will have more respect of him ..

@Trigga_breezy: @JennyJohnsonHi5 Stfu bitch honestly, i wanna sit on your face and stab 1235 needles in your eyeball, you son of a motherless goat. #bushpig

@Haineko: super mad right now if i see that jenny johnson i’ll stab her to death.

@ASWNCK: @JennyJohnsonHi5 come on Breezy !!! let’s kill this bitch out !! #Breezywantsthisbitchdead

@TheChrisGoins: @JennyJohnsonHi5 kill yourself bitch! #EATADICK!!!!!

And there’s more at Billboard if you can stomach it.  Honestly, Chris Brown is such a pathetic creature.  It’s horrifying that the beautiful and talented Rihanna doesn’t believe she can do better.  Brown’s  vile tweets to Johnson are a perfect illustration of his misogyny.  I usually don’t go all finger-waggy on the private lives of celebrities, but seriously? Ugh.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/5HGXDY5SA4QJRME7OQJXRJYE4M James M.

    Is it bad that I think I hate the “cray cray stans” as mj called them more than Chris Brown, whom I also have hated since the whole Rihanna incident? 

    Like, seriously people, use your damn brain before you end up grounded, jailed, or even worse things I would never wish on a person due to your own stupidity -_-.

    ….Hey, did y’all know Allison Iraheta met Chris Brown before she went red haired? Just a random thing I remembered.

  • http://twitter.com/tinawinabina Tinawina

    He’s hopeless. I have given up on him. His continued presence in pop culture just makes me sad.

    I’m glad his people FINALLY got rid of that twitter account though. How many temper tantrums has he had on that thing? Ugh.

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

    Chris hasn’t learned a damn thing (and I was REALLY hoping he would).

    Rihanna is a complete and utter FOOL.   She doesn’t even have the good sense to be ashamed for taking up with him again.   She’s writing songs about it and dueting with him.  “Ain’t Nobody’s Business” my ass.  You two are MAKING IT everybody’s business by publicizing your personal drama for profit.

    As long as both of them are making people millions, no one is going to really take them to task for their actions.

  • girlygirltoo

    Chris Brown obviously will never learn. Why Rihanna continues to have anything to do with him, I don’t know. Unfortunately, she’s an adult and if she won’t listen to the warnings, there’s not much anyone can do. He is a messed up person, and seems uninterested in getting the help he needs. I know he’s a very talented guy, but why so many people continue to support his career is a mystery to me.

    However, I am not going to absolve this Jenny Johnson of blame in this either. She understands what he is like — why even engage him in a twitter fight? That’s just asking for trouble, especially when she should know that the cray cray stans would get involved.

  • girlygirltoo

    Chris Brown obviously will never learn. Why Rihanna continues to have anything to do with him, I don’t know. Unfortunately, she’s an adult and if she won’t listen to the warnings, there’s not much anyone can do. He is a messed up person, and seems uninterested in getting the help he needs. I know he’s a very talented guy, but why so many people continue to support his career is a mystery to me.

    However, I am not going to absolve this Jenny Johnson of blame in this either. She understands what he is like — why even engage him in a twitter fight? That’s just asking for trouble, especially when she should know that the cray cray stans would get involved.

  • fantoo1

    Chris Brown is just a scum of the earth.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/5HGXDY5SA4QJRME7OQJXRJYE4M James M.

    Rihanna’s like the type of villain who sees evil and doesn’t do anything about it. 

    I was hoping Chris Brown would learn a thing too, but nope! 

  • http://twitter.com/raya4 raya

    I’m disturbed first and foremost by the legions of young women on twitter that not only worship this man, but continually condone his behavior, incident after incident.  That is what makes me sad. 

    Though I also agree that I’m not entirely condoning what Jenny Johnson did here either as there was really no point in her continued baiting of this moron.  People that hated Chris Brown still hate Chris Brown and his stans are still his stans. 

  • justmefornow

    That piece of sh*it should have been in jail along time ago.
    And Rihanna is an idiot and if she winds up dead one day, I won’t be surprised.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ODSUDFP73A4AT5TVDDHCKHRUMI Maha

    You can’t call it the “private lives of celebrities” when they are tweeting it for the public to see.  Honestly, you have to question the sense and/or sanity of someone who can’t at least control himself enough to not put such foul behavior on public display.  Or maybe he doesn’t even realize it is foul behavior, which I guess is even worse.

  • Jen Boisvert

    This whole situation is disgusting. And most of these threats are coming from young girls!! Teenagers! It makes me sick. How ignorant are these kids? When I was seeing this on Billboard earlier all I wanted to do was find their parents and have them smash all electronic items belonging to these kids so they can never use the internet again.

    However, I think that unless the music industry sends him a message by not playing his records and not nominating him for awards(and giving them to him!!) he’ll never learn. He’s a pig. And these days I think Rihanna is no better.

    It’s up to his label, his handlers and people like MTV to stop making him successful. Pull the plug on him and maybe that will show his fans that this behaviour isn’t the normal.

  • standtotheright

    I’m disturbed first and foremost by the legions of young women on twitter that not only worship this man, but continually condone his behavior, incident after incident. That is what makes me sad.

    Honestly, the scariest thing I saw this whole year was that roundup of the girls who responded to some of his appearances with the wish that he’d beat them up, too. Because that would mean he noticed them.

  • wordnerdarchie

    I know it’s his Label/PR’s team’s job to promote/keep him out of trouble.  But… I lost all respect for them/RCA when comments on another Idol’s youtube video stating that the idol had trashed the GMA set were allowed to stay, but subsequent comments correcting that information by saying that they had the wrong person and that it was CB who had done it,  were deleted within 30 minutes.

    They’re a bunch of enablers and care only about the $$$$.

  • bridgette12

    I just can’t figure out Chris Brown. What a vile human being and from looking at what some of his fans tweeted, his fan base is a great representation of him. He can’t stand a woman standing up to him and trying to tell him what to do. He attacks anyone, especially females, who don’t agree with him, whether it’s physically or verbally. I think his emotional growth was halted very early in age and he doesn’t have enough self control to act like a mature adult. He thrives on chaos and adrenalin, he don’t understand boundaries and being held responsible for his actions. At this point, It just seem inevitable, that his life will implode again and hopefully no one else ends up hurt when it happens. 

  • http://twitter.com/tinawinabina Tinawina

    A lot of these girls have been in love with him since he first appeared on the scene as a teenager. Think Beiber fanatics +5 years. There you have your Team Breezy, folks.

  • http://twitter.com/happylittlefish Amy Beth

    As long as Rihanna has his back, why would he feel like he needs change his ways?

    I’m sure he’s long since rationalized his behavior as something that “got out of hand”, but neither one of them seems to think that his basic character is flawed.

    Ultimately, it’s our problem as music fans. Can we enjoy something good that comes from someone who is bad?

  • mmb

    Why stop at Rihanna and his cray fans?  I think we can add his record label, the Grammy and AMA awards people, and radio PDs to the list of enablers.  Every one deserves a second chance after making a mistake if they take responsibility for and learn from their mistakes.  But CB has never really shown any contrition or remorse for his actions, except insofar as they negatively affected his career for a (very) short period of time. Instead he has a persecution complex and continues to spout vile misogynistic crap and behave like a criminal.  Why should he stop when his career is still supported from every possible angle?  He still gets radio hits, still sells cds, still gets nominated for awards, still gets high profile performance spots….and every music and gossip website breathlessly chronicles his and Rihanna’s hook ups and collaborations.  Ugh.

  • Reflects On Life

    Youth is wasted on the Young.

    Extended Adolescence is wasted on the Stupid.

  • fuzzywuzzy

    Odious indeed. What a pathetic young man.

  • Niall

    Nice to see Chris prove once and for all he didn’t learn anything in his court ordered anger management classes. Yes, that comedian has been mocking him and his lack of remorse for a long time, and he flew off the handle –again– and proved her right.

    It’s sad to see how many young women continue to excuse everything he does.

  • breakdown

    It is very difficult to change the behavior of a woman beater. He would really need to want the help and obviously CB does not. There will be more incidents.

  • http://twitter.com/BamadansPad Danny Latham

    Goes to show character means nothing to certain fanbases. Artists like Chris Brown get a free pass, while the average Joe would be in prison. He has no respect for women, but yet, radio will still play his garbage. As long as he gets airplay and nominations, he will not change. 

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

     And it’s because of their (the record label, Grammy, AMA awards people and radio PDs) continue to support of Chris Brown, that they firmly believe that they are completely justified in continuing as they have been.  They have suffered no real consequences for their actions.

  • Jaejae1

    He is such a db loser. I don’t understand anyone who supports him. Rihanna is a literal head case for wanting to stay with him.

  • dabney c

    When I hear his voice on the radio, I can’t change the station fast enough. He repulses me, and so does Rihanna to be honest. I know she’s the victim and all, but ffs, she had already extricated herself from that hideous situation – why go back??

  • mtlfan2

    i’m not a fan of his and he’s obviously very vulgar and doesn’t handle this situation in a decent way. I don’t follow news about him so i could be missing something here but I found his youtube apology to Rihanna that he did 5 months after the attack and I think it’s believable. He got fined, sentenced, whatever, and since it seems that a lot of people can’t just turn the page. Has he beat another woman since then or what?   

  • http://twitter.com/HighTensions Jake Williams

    Chris will never change. He deserves every bad thing that happened,will happen, and then some. Harsh, but if I ever see a article of him passing away at a young age, I will withhold from every saying RIP. You had way to many tries to redeem youself Chris. Now you are just sad.

  • DB987

    I feel the same pit in my stomach that I did the first time I saw the Gerry Springer show.  The fact that so many people can behave in such an uncivilized way in the name of defending the honor of a person who is devoid of any moral compass is scary beyond belief.  At times its hard to imagine what will become of our society if this kind of behavior  (or lack there of) continues to grow.

  • suenigma

    He has had a number of angry, bordering on violent, public outburts since then, so yeah, it seems like this leopard has not changed his spots. The one I am thinking of was his walking off the set during an interview with GMA (which was childish, but his perogative) and then proceeeding to throw his chair through a window and cursing out the interviewer (so not okay).

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

     I had given him the benefit of the doubt.  He did his time.  Completed all of the required courses the judge gave him – and with flying colors I heard.  I really, really, hoped he had turned a page.

    But he’s completely regressed.  And I don’t know if Rihanna is the trigger for him.  They seem to bring out the absolute WORST in each other.  They should see that and never be together.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_LTM3D353Z62EY545UJHEYMD4DU F

    rihanna has the intelligence of a flea and it is always more apparent when chris is in the picture.  i’ve gotten over finding it sad and moved on to finding it abhorrent.

  • jobeob987

    Ugh, so this is what Chris Brown thinks of women.  His first response to Johnson was an assault against her womanhood.  I was hoping he’d changed or felt some remorse.  I guess not!  And these fans of his!  What is wrong with people?

  • fuzzywuzzy

    “And these fans of his!  What is wrong with people?”

    They are selected from the public, based on the persona and talent that Chris Brown displays. Just like any other celebrity/artist.

  • fuzzywuzzy

    “He seemed fairly content and low key while with that Karreuche girl.
    But Rihanna couldn’t leave well enough alone and forced her way back
    into his life. And I mean aggressively. She went after Karreuche on
    Twitter (and sometimes was flat out racist about it too).

    It was like she couldn’t stand the thought of Chris doing better without her.”

    Seriously? I didn’t realize that. She’s just as pathetic as Chris.

  • girlygirltoo

    Cray cray stans are called “cray cray” for a reason. Esperanza Spaulding got death threats from Bieber fans after she beat him out for the BNA Grammy, for example. And isn’t all young girls making these threats, either.

    It would be nice if his label dropped him and radio stopped playing him, but he makes a ton of $$$ for them, so unfortunately I don’t see that happening anytime soon.

    I was a fan of his when he first appeared on the scene when he was what, 15? He really is very talented. I don’t know if he was always like this and fame just brought it to light or what, but he really needs to get help before he implodes — or worse yet, before someone around him gets hurt even worse than Rihanna did. It’s sad that there doesn’t seem to be one person in his circle who has the power & ability to make him get the help he needs — I don’t mean anger management classes, but actual psychiatric help.

  • mtlfan2

    ok. He’s got a hot temper obviously especially when being remembered the assault he wants to put behind him.
    He just should recognize that a lot of people won’t. That’s it. He probably feels it’s injust to always put him in the spot because of it. I can understand where he’s at and feeling always still accused, bla-bla-bla. But it won’t go away until he acts maturely about it. It happened he was 20 and now he’s 23, he’s still very young and definitily needs someone to talk more sense into him.   I guess he will acquire more perspective as he ages – or not.

  • Chris

    Sigh. I find not only Chris but his fans a sad statement on our youth. He can’t have a debate without going all vulgar? Maybe take some of that money and go back to school.

    Worse, Rihanna doesn’t know her worth (nor his other girlfriend) because if he talks to any woman like that, he has 0 respect for women.

  • Chris

    Rihanna forgiving him has unleashed a monster. If she’s not mad, every one else doesn’t matter.

  • girlygirltoo

    Considering how successful Rihanna is, you’d think she’s have a stronger sense of self worth. But I guess those two things don’t necessarily go hand in hand.

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

     Apparently it’s always been boiling underneath the surface.  I read that his mother was abused by the men in their life.  He witnessed a lot of abuse.  And apparently soaked it all in.

  • fuzzywuzzy

    Chris Brown is a good example of bad behavior (even mental illness) being tolerated by everyone as long as the $$$ keeps rolling in. I would wager that anyone who tried to advise Chris to get help has been tossed aside and only enablers and hangers-on are left, none of whom would dare criticize Chris.

  • jobeob987

    That’s not what I meant at all.  Lots of entertainers have fans but they don’t blindly follow their celeb crush no matter what he/she says or does.  These aren’t your typical fans.  They’re crazed and are a special breed and are apparently willing to overlook common decency.  I imagine many of them are women who don’t mind when Chris insults women in general.  That is what I really don’t get.

  • http://twitter.com/tinawinabina Tinawina

    He seemed fairly content and low key while with that Karreuche girl.

    No, he had his rants when he was with her too. He’s just a dick.

  • fuzzywuzzy

    Every celeb acquires crazy fans, some moreso than others. What I meant is that, even among these crazy fans, the behavior and persona of the celeb will shape the kind of crazy fans he/she attracts. So the crazies that Chris attracts are willing, even hoping, to be punching bags, but crazies that other celebs attract may be willing to be other things for the object of their obsession.

  • http://twitter.com/MissGolightly22 No Thanks

     OK, still doesn’t change the fact that Rihanna went after him again.  Publicly pursued him.  After all that he did and continues to do.

  • jobeob987

    I get what you’re saying.  It makes sense.  A Barry Manilow fan is far different from a Chris Brown fan, yes?  And believe me, many of these fans are still devoted to their Barry.  :-)  They just behave like the proper mothers and grandmothers they are because Barry is a class act … and because, well, they ARE mothers and grandmothers.

  • fuzzywuzzy

    To some degree, like attracts like, even among the crazies. Barry has crazy fans, but they are different crazies than would follow a person like Chris (even if their music were similar).

  • Pippygirl

    What’s truly sad is that after he beat up Rihanna he didn’t actually do any jail time. A couple of months in jail might have done him a world of good. 

  • Valarie

    The next time Brown beats Rhianna, I refuse to feel sorry for her. I hope she survives and gets serious counseling, but She is playing with fire.

  • milwlovesadam

    Ugh. Yuck And more yuck.

    I don’t know what’s more “wrong” about this, the low-class thug disgusting behavior of Brown, the low-class-thug mentality of his fans, or the FCC for not making it a crime to make death threats on Twitter.

    And, for the record, older fans can be crass too. I chalk this up to the “road rage” mentality of today. Everybody is so self-entitled and angry. And now with technology like Twitter, everybody gets a chance to spout off and be heard big.

    I don’t care at all if he is talented. He’s a criminal. And HE sells a gazillion records while other respectable artists who treat people with kindness and class couldn’t get on the radio if they slept with the radio executives. ( For the record, I am not speaking of any particular artist, just in general).

  • chillj

    Holy cow.  This guy knows how to dig himself in.  

  • chillj

    I suspect if the relationship had died a natural death it wouldn’t have lasted long, but there was so much public opinion between the two of them, it made him unreachable and more attractive.  (That will be ten dollars Ri.)

  • http://twitter.com/RonnieDRocks Ronnie D

    Boy, Rhianna really knows how to pick them. 

  • Lexee234

    Wow! What a shame someone with so much talent consistently comes across as a low-life loser. In one breath he asks people to give him a chance and just when you think that maybe, just maybe, he’ll see the errors of his way, he responds with crap like that above. I give the comedian props for keeping her cool and keeping the exchange as respectful as can be in a situation like this. Not sure why everyone’s still defending Rhianna. She’s made her bed. The next time she has the crap beat out of her by Chris, it will be interesting to gauge the decline in the level of sympathy. I lost any I had for her a very long time ago.

  • Klaine

    He’s such a jerk

    It days a lot about state of America that he’s got all these fans. And as if we didn’t know, here we go with ‘urban’ singers and their homophobia

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ACMLXLYSSX73RNYQOUZWSO2I4U Enough already!

    I am not sure what one can expect from young celebrities who earn millions before they are old enough to vote or drink who have a sense of entitlement and no filters.  Their families and people are all making money off of them.   Who is going to say no.   Being illiterate and telling the world to screw off  must be lesson 101 in the mini schooling they get.   Obviously there is no discipline or self restraint taught. 

  • too-cool-for-school

    What is to take from all of this other than that both Chris Brown and Rihanna are just plain stupid?

    And thus, they have plenty of stupid fans to join and support them evidenced by those tweets. It’s pretty pathetic and for what, really? He isn’t even that great of a singer and I never once felt interested in any of his performances, even before the Rihanna incident. Is he really worth the fighting for that his fans do? REALLY doesn’t seem like it, especially and moreover with his history of being an abusive jerk.

    And Rihanna, she has so much potential but she has had chance after chance to turn things around and make use of all the good she has as a star but she ruins it for herself. By associating with him, by doing drugs and no doubt hurting herself with the party lifestyle she has, etc. I can’t feel sorry for her anymore either.

  • Jazz_11

    “Rihanna’s like the type of villain who sees evil and doesn’t do anything about it. ”

    I doubt Rihanna sees Brown as an evil. She’s “See No Evil, Hear No Evil”, She’s in denial. Both of them cannot learn a thing.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/5HGXDY5SA4QJRME7OQJXRJYE4M James M.

    All of that disgusts me too. I’m guessing these “death threats” are protected by the First Amendment.

    Rihanna’s either evil by noticing it and not doing anything or just plain being oblivious. I hope she can see it and do something about it, but, if not, I’m not sympathizing with her even if she gets beaten again. I don’t hope that on her, definitely not, but she needs to get her ish together as much as Chris Brown does.

  • LA944

    Its so unfortunate that some of the population and the music industry/radio supports this guy.  He probably will never learn. He may not have it in  him to learn. I used to know a person who did some sort of social work and dealt with some pretty bad people. I asked him what does he think causes their behavior–environment–bad parenting–bad luck etc or what? He said some of that was a factor–but basically most of them lack any human compassion  There is no fixing them. He really believed that. I’m not sure he is wrong.

  • potatorocks

    My feelings are similar to others here.   I understand mental illness.  I understand low self esteem.   I understand interdependence issues.   But somebody—- her family, her peer group, her idols—   please help Rhianna.  She needs some guidance from those she loves and trusts.

  • http://www.fatladysings.us/ TFLS

    Men who hit don’t stop.  Next time (and there WILL be a next time) he might actually kill someone.  Rihanna seems to be setting herself up towards becoming a cautionary tale; a footnote in the music business: just another young, talented artist who lost it all.  I had a friend just like her.  She kept going back; broken arm, broken face, broken neck.  She got angry with whoever tried to help her.  It’s like she never thought he would kill her.  But he did.  It escalates until somebody goes to jail, or somebody dies. 

    I really hope Brown ends up in jail. 

  • http://twitter.com/MikhailXO MichaelG (MikhailXO)

    Brava! Nice job, MJ. Perfectly worded…so much so, in fact, that I’ve linked this article all over the blogespheric world. Please do finger-wag; when it comes to this unremorseful, despicable cretin….it is well earned.

  • usedtobelucy

     ” Apparently it’s always been boiling underneath the surface.  I read
    that his mother was abused by the men in their life.  He witnessed a lot
    of abuse.  And apparently soaked it all in.”

    I have a nephew in that situation. He soaked it all in and, ostensibly, *hated* it. Vowed never to behave in such a way. Then he got married. Treated his wife the exact same way he’d seen his mother treated and apparently wasn’t even able to recognize that this is what he was doing. Wonder if that’s also the case with Brown. Awful, in any case.

  • http://twitter.com/tinawinabina Tinawina

    That’s exactly the case. The only reason anyone knows about his mom getting beat by his stepdad is because he used to talk about it in interviews, saying how much he hated that and how he’s never be like his stepdad. They he meets the “love of his life” and beats the living snot out of her. It’s a fairly common scenario, he’s just famous so with him it’s public.

    And Rihanna’s father used to hit her mother as well. So there you go.

    They both need help but its unlikely they will get it anytime soon.

  • usedtobelucy

    ” That’s exactly the case. The only reason anyone knows about his mom
    getting beat by his stepdad is because he used to talk about it in
    interviews, saying how much he hated that and how he’s never be like his
    stepdad.”

    Oh, gosh, yes, I remember that now. Thanks for filling in the blanks in the history. Amen to the “they both need help.” So unfortunate that money and celebrity might actually be a hindrance rather than an aid to getting some help for yourself.

  • KatMyers

    Who people are and how they respond is part nature and part nurture.  Just because we grow up in environments that are abusive (or whatever other hardship was endured) does not mean we have to perpetuate those environments as adults.  Without going into detail, I will say this – it is a lot easier to perpetuate what we have grown up with, despite the fact that we may have hated it, than it is to make a concerted effort to change the course of our lives.  It is easier to follow instinct and let things play out (although ironically it may be a harder life on the whole) than it is to fight the battles one must fight in order to escape poverty, abusiveness whatever.  Because make no mistake, it takes a lot of blood, sweat and tears and many battles to pull ourselves out of abuse or poverty.  Not easily done, but definitely possible.  Most people do not have the intestinal fortitude required.

    And when it comes to physical abuse, there are many reasons/excuses that are given/made for why the abused partner stays (or goes back): fear, the children, inability to “make it” financially.  Rihanna has none of these excuses.  She already broke away (ostensibly) and she is going back.  Weakness and the lack of intestinal fortitude is the crux of the matter here.  We all have choices and she is making a choice.  Whatever happens, she will be equally to blame having chosen her path.  While no one deserves to be abused, maimed or killed, she will have contributed to the final outcome having made a choice to pursue him yet again.  As someone else stated, men (or women) who abuse do not suddenly stop.  

    Hope I am wrong and one or both decide to stay away from each other because they seem to be toxic for one another.