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Rihanna:

Chris' Beatings

Kept Getting Worse

3/5/2009 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Even if Rihanna refuses to cooperate with prosecutors, the L.A. County District Attorney may have evidence even more powerful than the gruesome photos. Multiple law enforcement sources tell TMZ, the night of the attack Rihanna told cops she was the victim of escalating violence -- and the perp was Brown.

Chris Brown, Rihanna

LAPD cops interviewed Rihanna after the attack and she told them Brown had been violent toward her in the past and that the attacks were getting "more violent" as time went on. The interview is potent evidence if the L.A. County D.A. charges Brown with felony domestic battery, and that could happen as early as today.

And there's something else. The photo that TMZ obtained showing Rihanna battered, bloody and bruised is mild compared to other photos. We've learned additional pics were taken on February 9, the day after the attack, and they are far more gruesome -- the bruises and swelling far more pronounced. We're told these photos show injuries that could be devastating in a case against Brown.


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31.

Browbeaten    

No sh*t the beatings are getting worse, Rihanna, because you're letting him get away with it so he's seeing how far he can actually go. What an idiot for staying with that p*ssy woman-beater.

2023 days ago
32.

wtf    

The beatings were getting worse because he was learning with each beat down that she loved it. She went back to him showing him yet again she loves it and wants more. She needs to be committed, she is worse than Britney on Brit's worst day. Maybe RiRi's dad should be her conservator.

2023 days ago
33.

Foot Fetish    

Ok,the list changed again,my comment #14 was for the kiddo and lifeless idiot who listens to lame and crappy music #15 shoo....cheers.

2023 days ago
34.

colleen    

Lionel Ritchie was just on tv commenting happily about his conversation with Chris Brown's new musical direction and how Lionel is looking forward to hearing it.Hollywood is full of trash.

2023 days ago
35.

share    

Ri I am praying for you, girl, that you will have the strength to get out of this situation and good people surrounding you to lead you there. When you get rid of people not right in your life, you make room for those who are. He will never change unless you give him consequences. Let him go.

2023 days ago
36.

Fox    

now Rihanna looks even more like an idiot. this has happened in the past and she just shrugs it off. maybe its normal to her. the only time hitting should be allowed (if the lady's ok with it) is during sex. get some self-esteem girl. you have ALOT going for you.

2023 days ago
37.

LaffinAtcha    

Typing "FIRST" on a TMZ comment blog = EPIC FAIL....anywayzzzzz,
Chris Brown isnt gonna do any time. Hes Already covering his ass with anger management classes if the dumbass does get any time at all itll prolly be a 45 day suspended sentence with a 1-2 year probation depending on the completion of his anger management rehabilitation. Hell probably make a deal to do public service announcements as part as his community service and be forced to pay restitution and donate a crapload of money to a local battered women organization. then everyone will be all "awwwwwww poor Chris Brown hes really paying for what he did..." then everyone will give him a 2nd chance then hell end up handing Rihanna her ass again then Everyone will finally deem him an Epic Failure Like one of them scrubs that post "FIRST" on a TMZ comment blog.
The End

2023 days ago
38.

Fox    

who knows- maybe getting her arse beat is a sexual thing. i have no other common sense explanations for a woman who stays with a cave man who beats them. there must be something great about being beat that we are overlooking.

2023 days ago
39.

Estela    

Ok Chris Brown I love u as an artist but u should be shameful for what you did to Rihanna. No person deserves this type of treatment from anyone. He needs anger management and yeah go hurt your stepdad if he beat you but not a beatiful innocent person. Get help I was abused and I got help before I killed someone. God help you Chris and Rihanna think before he kills you and then your family has to bury you.

2023 days ago
40.

share    

Pamela Andrson put Tommy Lee in jail for 4 months for kicking her. What Chris B did was far worse and I would hope that he gets some time in the slammer. If he doesn't, he will be looked upon forever as another OJ.

2023 days ago
41.

billyboyhere    

A history of escalating violence----then they both living lives as if all is well. This is the OJ saga all over again only this time it will probably move along at a pace much faster. She will end up dead should she stay in this "relationship". Just the way the insanity of it all works and the end result will be her losing her life to him. It isnt love, nor dependency, its insanity.

Those who love her and she loves together with very professional and involved Specialists can save her. Silent Entertainers, just like the Silent Sports Stars who enabled OJ all along his path of destruction should all be up on charges for accessory to an attempted murder.

2023 days ago
42.

aredhel    

I know this will make lots people mad but what ever. If she is going to go back to him I don't think the LAPD should waist their time prosecuting. Why should they waist tax payers money when she will more likely than not testify. Though I do think it is horrible what he did to her as well as every body else, she has chosen to forgive him and go back into his arms.

2023 days ago
43.

realityrides    

God what a surprise....another young, stupid, undereducated and ignorant male who can't control his arrogance and testosterone...we've never seen that before...reminds me of rats humping each other to show dominance...too bad we can't put this one in a cancer trial or something....lol

2023 days ago
44.

al    

good- he needs to learn a BIG lesson for his savagery!!

2023 days ago
45.

Mel    

Chris Brown is innocent!!!!!! It will be a mistake to put a good man like him in jail. SHE should be the one to get locked up for pissing him off!!!!!

2023 days ago
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