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Jay-Z -- Chris Who?

2/15/2009 9:08 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

jay-z, rihanna, chris brownJay-Z weighed in yesterday on the Rihanna situation, asking that everyone support her while she goes through this "tough time." And by "tough time" we think he means the whole assault thing.

But what's more important is what the rapper didn't say -- specifically, anything about the guy who actually beat the crap out of the singer -- allegedly.

Just seems like the right moment to talk about the whole domestic violence thing. But rappers are sounding more like insurance reps, guarding their words like muthas. The best is Ray J, who wished both Chris B and Rihanna "the best."

Mr. J sounds like a Hallmark card.


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gojoe    

@ SLIKNIK: SINCE WHEN DOES THE MEDIA POST PHOTOS OF BATTERED AND BRUISED WOMEN WHO WERE JUST BEAT THE HELL UP? WHEN DID THAT HAPPEN? HOW ABOUT MAYBE THEY DON'T DO IT OUT OF RESPECT FOR THE VICTIM? THEY DON'T EVEN POST PHOTOS OF THE WOMEN WHO CLAIM TO HAVE BEEN RAPED! WOULD YOU NEED PHOTOS OF THE COLLECTED SEMEN SAMPLES AND PUBIC HAIRS TO BE CONVINCED THE RAPE TOOK PLACE?

YOU HAVE CONVINCED ME TO BELIEVE THAT IF THERE WERE NO PHOTOS OF THE DEATH CAMPS IN ASUWITZ, YOU WOULD BE IN DENIAL OF THE HOLOCAUST.

1971 days ago
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Hi    

43. @ 38 John

No, I am not part of Brown PR patchwork. I just want proof the incident took place like they are saying it did.

All this media attention and they don't have pictures, no video. I'm just saying. All they are providing are rumors. The media followed them the entire time they were in L.A. and they can't give us anything but rumors. They are taking bits and pieces from each other's website.

There is anyway i would be part of a PR team that would send two people out together that were already beefing.

Just doesn't make sense to me.

Posted at 1:04PM on Feb 15th 2009 by sliknik

Maybe someone has video and it was tekn by police as evidence.

1971 days ago
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twogolfcats    

Gee??? Is this crap uncommon in the entertainment world????? JAY-Z can call his Preident his N---er President. or Black Nioi---ger President and get by with it???/ What Loosers these Rappers are- Then they are supported by a group IDIOTS who think Rappers are their GODS???? I dont get it-- These people contribute to the DECADENT and Horrible behavior of young black people in the hood- with their FILTHY song and dance behavior and they are called STARS????Where are the Black leaders in this country who never comment on this type of behavior????

1971 days ago
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twogolfcats    

It never ceases to amaze me that these things and behavior has come to be acceptable in the Rap Community??? No Black leaders ever speak up about stuff like this--WHERE is Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Conyers- and the "STARS" in Hollywood-- They shy away from this S--T DON"T THEY?????? All F---king HIPPOCRITES--

1971 days ago
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Hi    

48. "Where are the Black leaders in this country who never comment on this type of behavior????"

Posted at 1:47PM on Feb 15th 2009 by Raffaele Zuccaro

THEY ARE ALL SITTING AT THE TROUGH AWAITING THE PORK FROM CHAIRMAN MAO'S, SORRY, CHAIRMAN OBAMA'S, SORRY, "PRESIDENT" OBAMA'S SPENDING BILL, SORRY "STIMULUS" BILL TO ROLL INTO THEIR DISTRICTS.

Posted at 1:53PM on Feb 15th 2009 by John

Do you even know who Chairmen Mao is?

1971 days ago
51.

sliknik    

TMZ* started the rumors of STD just because Rhianna had a cold sore. So I definitely don't believe them. No one in the media has even admitted to having and turning in any photos or video of the incident. You would have to believe that since they were being followed the entire time they were in L.A. the media would have mentioned this or turned it in.

I do not condone domestic violence in any way, shape or form. Man abusing woman. Woman abusing man.

Chris and Rhianna needs to speak up about it. Chris needs to let his fan and other young adults know its wrong to hit a woman. Rhianna needs to let her fans and young adults know not stay in an abusive relationship and it's wrong for a woman to hit a man.

1971 days ago
52.

the truth teller    

Jay-z also hit women check out the backstage
when he slap a women that didnt do nothing to him.
jay-z is a hippocrate
so he should keep his mouth shut.

1971 days ago
53.

gojoe    

"Do you even know who Chairmen Mao is?"

Posted at 2:06PM on Feb 15th 2009 by #1 Fan

OBVIOUSLY I DO IF I WAS COMPARING OBAMA TO A COMMUNIST DICTATOR.

DO YOU KNOW WHO CHAIRMAN MAO IS? NO DOUBT YOU ARE PROBABLY HIS #1 Fan

1971 days ago
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honest t    

The worst news for CB is Jay Z is not ripping him. Jay Z signed Rhinna when she was just a bright eyed girl and unproven. I am sure he thought she had the look, the voice and a style he might be able to mold into a star which he did and I bet she has blown up a lot more and faster than he ever expected.

Now she is making him a lot of money and I am sure he somewhat feels responsible for her because she is young and he gave her the opportunity.
Don't think for one minute just because he does not rip on Chis Brown to the media he is going to let him get away with that crap.
He will get probably get CB the message he better never lay a finger on her again privately but JZ is rich, smart and not some teenage punk beating up his star.

I think the fact JZ is not saying anything about CB sends a message to CB and it's not a good one.

1971 days ago
55.

what the hell    

It's funny don't you think that rappers could slap bithes all the time but when this rnb singer does it there is something wrong with it, wasn't jay z caught slappin a chick on tape, but i guess theres nothing wrong with that because hes a rapper right? DAMN hypercrites!

1971 days ago
56.

busygrrrl    

Another thing, When people in urban areas that are prone to crime dont speak up to the police, it isnt always b/c they are listening to a rapper that says "stop snitching" sometimes they do want to speak up but are afraid for their lives and afraid of retaliation from the criminal. The police isnt going to go out of their way to protect these poor and disadvanteged residents in high crime areas. Many times informants will speak up and get killed by the criminal anyway! So dont judge people when you dont know the whole situation.

1971 days ago
57.

Candis    

Chris Brown likes to bite people with his big fat teeth

1971 days ago
58.

Not buying the B.S.    

Jay-Z has got his big ole head so far up his ass he can't see anything! Hey, does he know yet that he is married to Bouncy????? He's suffering with a "God complex". What a douche-bag!

1971 days ago
59.

blaster    

Ray J is not a rapper, get your genres straightened out...

1970 days ago
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blacksoulbrotha    

where's the sex tape

1970 days ago
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