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Chris Brown assaults man in DC, uses homophobic slur

“I’m not down with that gay shit. I feel like boxing.”

Singer Chris Brown, to Adam Parker, a 20-year-old man perceived to be gay by Brown who jumped into a photo of Brown and another person outside W Hotel in Washington, D.C.. Brown and his companion both punched Parker in the face, who was later admitted to hospital with a broken nose. (CNN)


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