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Chris Brown goes on rampage at 'Good Morning America' after he's asked about Rihanna beating case

R&B singer Chris Brown appears in court with his attorney Mark Geragos, left, for a probation progress report hearing on Feb. 22.

Chris Brown went on a rampage on the set of "Good Morning America" after being asked about the criminal case against him involving ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

The outburst comes less than a month after a judge in Los Angeles praised Brown and downgraded a restraining order issued against him after he hit Rihanna.

ABC News reported that Brown smashed a window at the studio after ABC News anchor Robin Roberts asked him about the criminal case. 

"Once backstage, according to insiders, Brown stormed into his dressing room and started screaming and tearing the room apart," ABC reported. "Workers in the building called security. Before they arrived, insiders say Brown smashed a window in his dressing room, with the glass shattering and falling onto 43rd and Broadway."

R&B singer Brown had completed a court-mandated domestic violence education program in January.

Brown was sentenced to the 52-week program, along with five years’ probation and 180 hours community service, after pleading guilty in August 2009 to felony assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna after a party.  

At a hearing in February, Judge Patricia Schnegg commended Brown on his progress but noted that she wanted input from Rihanna, whose real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, before making a final decision on whether to lift the restraining order.

It's unclear whether Brown's actions Tuesday would affect his criminal case.
When asked about the case on "Good Morning America," he said only: "It's not really a big deal to me now, as far as that situation. I think I'm past that in my life."


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Photo: R&B singer Chris Brown, right, appears in court with attorney Mark Geragos for a probation progress report hearing Feb. 22 in Los Angeles. Credit: David McNew / Getty Images

Here is video of Roberts' interview with Brown:

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Just completed a court mandated domestic violence program? Sounds like anger management program should be in the works, Chris! Lol

Another one jumps the couch.

clearly the 52 week program was not enough. He needs serious intervention.

looks like mr. brown needs more anger management classes. lucky nobody was hurt by falling glass

He was so enraged by that interview that it turned his hair white.

Wow Robin Roberts is really lucky he didn't punch her out like he did Rihanna.

the interview should have only been focsed on his new album period-not Rihanna-shame on abc/Robin Roberts-leave that 2yr old relatationship ALONE-please...........

Oops, guess he's not really "past that in my life" after all. Time for some court-mandated anger management therapy.

Not the poster child for the anger management course then.

Dude is just crazy...he needs help!

So much for the domestic violence education program because this individual needs to be locked up with Lindsay.

Yep, sounds like that anger-management course worked just fine.

"It's unclear whether Brown's actions Tuesday would affect his criminal case."

It would take one clueless judge to not consider this violent episode. I believe that Justice Schnegg is too smart to believe there's not a pattern here.

This punk is really "making progress" all right.

It's interesting that he lost it after he was questioned about this incident by a woman that he coundn't control.

Oh yeah, his anger problems are WAY behind him. As they say in Monopoly: Go to jail, do not pass Go, do not collect $200! He's just another violent thug allowed to beat the heck out of a woman and given a slap on the wrist. Go write your next album in the slammer, gangsta!

Violate him NOW!

When you go on TV for an interview, you are often asked questions by the reporter. Not sure what he expected. But he probably had a tough upbringing, so the court will probably give him a pass, right?

I'm sorry but that was just plain annoying. I've never cared for Robin Roberts. She always asks the most stupidest irrelevent questions. Watching her interview on the red carpet put me to sleep. I don't blame Chris Brown for being annoyed. I was irritated watching it.

all that ink from those lame tattoos has seeped into his brain causing a relapse into his violent ways

If he had done prison time for beating Rihanna, this would never have happened. The guy obviously feels invulnerable to the legal system and thinks we should all just forget that he beat a woman.

wow, she kept PUSHING it. I'm not defending C Brown, but come on, all that to get him to answer questions he is clearly avoiding. Have some respect, I don't see people asking RiRi these same questions at every interview.

What a complete idiot.

Another R&B Pop star with zero emotional discipline. A fool.

I think Robin was wrong to keep pushing the issue, when he clearly didn't want to talk about it. I hate this double standard, where certain people have the right to not talk about things in there past.. Why do we love mess? His past issues, are more juicer than his new CD...I'm not a Chris Brown fan, but while do people in media roles, get a kick out of getting a negative response from people.. I didn't see them blow up one of there own, on Today Show, Matt story of leaving his wife for another woman...I'm sure they have they own issues in the closet, that will one day come out...Keep your head of Chris, we all make mistakes, and just need to keep whatever faith we have, and not react to people like Robin.... Your Black Brother From The South....

Perhaps it would be better if everyone would stop asking about that unfortunate event. He is being punished for it - enough already! He obviously wishes to move on and we should let him. How long will he be held responsible for a truly poor,foolish action? Murderers and Rapists are given more consideration.

You can take the boy out of the hood, but you can't the hood out of the boy.

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