Chris Brown Tells Critics to ‘F-ck Off’ After Celebs Slam Grammys For Allowing Him to Perform [Details]
Rucuss staffFebruary 15, 2012
Chris Brown made a triumphant return to the Grammy’s on Sunday night.
Brown performed on the Grammy stage twice and even took home the Best R&B album award. Many applauded his success, but many also criticized the Grammy producers for allowing him the spotlight.
Grammy producer Ken Ehrlich defended their decision to allow Brown to perform during an interview with Gayle King. He said, “I just believe people deserve a second chance. The year he had this year, really brought him back into the public. He really deserved a second chance.”
Some celebrities didn’t feel the same way. Following Brown’s win and performance on Feb. 12, ‘The View’ co-host Sherri Shepherd, country singer Miranda Lambert, singer Michelle Branch and Jack Osbourne slammed the Grammys for his appearance on the show.
Lambert tweeted from her seat at the event:
Michelle Branch tweeted, “Trying not to go off on a rant but . . . Chris Brown *bites tongue* have we forgiven him? #Grammys.”
Sherri Shepherd tweeted, “Looks like all is forgiven w/ Chris Brown.
Brown later retaliated against his critics with one of his infamous Twitter rants. Brown tweeted:
“Strange how we pick and choose who to hate! Let me ask u this. Our society is full of rappers (which I listen to) who have sold drugs (poisoning). But yet we glorify them and imitate everything they do. Then right before the worlds eyes a man shows how he can make a Big mistake and Learn from it, but still has to deal with day to day hatred!
You guys love to hate!!! But guess what??? HATE ALL U WANT BECUZ I GOT A GRAMMY Now! That’s the ultimate F–K OFF! Guess its time to release the video SOON!!!!! Lol
IM BACK SO WATCH MY BaCK as I walk away from all this negativity #teambreezygrammy”
Brown, who later deleted his tweets, watched his career crash and burn after he assaulted his former girlfriend, Rihanna, before the 2009 Grammy Awards. He’s currently on probation for the assault.
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