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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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76.

Queen of the Damned    

Why is Rihanna whining about the abuse now; especially, when she goes back to him every time? I just don't understand this. She can't be staying with him because of his money -- she has plenty of her own. Did he hit her so hard that he knocked the common sense out of her? In every case where he beat her, where was her entourage and all the bodyguards she's supposed to have?

Chris is going to kill her one day; but, before he does, maybe she should have some babies with him -- that way he'll have someone to smack around when she's dead.

1972 days ago
77.

Cammie    

If domestic abuse and violence is as common as has been mentioned on television since this incident occurred, then it is time to make it a thing of the past in our society. One can only hope the District Attorney of Los Angeles County has not been paid off by Geragos and this young wealthy musician so justice can be served on behalf of all involved and, specifically, preventing the wrong message being presently sent to the young females and males of our American society.

Both parties need to be forced into psychotherapy and that goes for all the other victims and abusers in this society who have no respect for themself or the other person due to a wrong perception of "love" that was instilled during their early psychological development. Here we have a young woman who is beautiful, talented, and wealthy who has returned to a young man who is clearly psychologically imbalanced to have acted in such an animalistic way...this story goes beyond the need for "anger management" classes.

1972 days ago
78.

Bex    

The day he kills her, averyone will be laughing, not crying. She lost a lot of fans, Nothing like telling the world "I have no self esteem"

1972 days ago
79.

The fact    

They back together printing those stories isnt gonna make her leave him.

1972 days ago
80.

Me    

Star magazine is reporting they got married. Hope they "enjoy" it while it lasts. Because I have no doubts that he HAS done this before, it IS escalating, and she's NOT going to survive if she doesn't get out NOW.

1972 days ago
81.

TRACKER    

IF THE COUNTY DECIDES TO CHARGE? THEY BETTER./ I,M SO SICK OF ALL THE BLACKS WHO WILL NOT SPEAK AGAINST THIS.P DIDDY IS THE WORST......WHERE ARE THE BIG MOUTH SHARPTONS AND JESSIE JACKSON..SEEMS THIS IS VERY ACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY FOR WOMEN TO GET THEIR ASSES WHIPPED.MAKES ME SICK........JAYZ WAS THE ONLY ONE I THOUGHT HAD THE GUTS,BUT NOT EVEN HE ............

1972 days ago
82.

fettermeno    

Let Chris Brown and Rihanna work this out. People do make mistakes and react wrongly all the time. Why are people being so judgemental. We all need to look in the mirror and judge ourselves. If Rihanna sees it right to get back with CB then who can stop it. Shiiiit happens. Let the couple work this thing out. Why are people so quick to throw folks under the bus? Y'all go check yourselves.

Enough Enough

Chris Brown I love you and hope you use this situation to learn and move on with your life.

People we are humans and we should stop being so judemental when no one was there with this young couple and if they want to stick together then so be it. Leave them alone. Let them be.

1972 days ago
83.

Phonzi    

jer

1972 days ago
84.

Carter    

They should send him to Jasper,TX for some one on one attitude rehab......

1972 days ago
85.

Wow    

I look on people who physically abuse others the same way I look on child molesters. They are pretty much un-rehabable and should be kept away from.

1972 days ago
86.

SUN    

Yes, I want a cookie... I told everyone this was not the first time. This punk needs help, and so does she. I also said she would go back with him, and he will hit her again- just we will never see it again. They will fight behind their sprawling mansions.

Rihanna has a chance to be a voice for domestic violence, but sadly this couple will be another Whitney and Bobby. How could anyone ever buy any of this punks music. One thing to fight, but to bloody a woman???

1972 days ago
87.

J    

SEND HIS ASS 2 JAIL

1972 days ago
88.

Jmulgrew    

If the attacks continue to get worse, why in the hell would she go back with him? She is sending the wrong signal to women in similar situations.

1972 days ago
89.

AllAmericanGirl    

#'s 2, 3 and 5...you look like idiots for posting "FIRST" when you are NOT.
RiRi--run....fast....and don't stop until you put that loser well behind you. His assaults will not stop, and they will continue getting worse until he kills you. Been there, done that, not going back.

1972 days ago
90.

The Dude    

This guys is bad. he has that vacant look in his eye you see in gang members that have hate problems. She is bad too. she seems to have an eating problem and her favorite dish is knuckle sandwich. She needs love in the form of abuse, he needs to abuse. Someone needs to step in. Dr Drew?

1972 days ago
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