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Rihanna Attack -- The Official Blow-by-Blow

8/25/2009 8:32 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The court has released the officer's report from the night Chris Brown beat up Rihanna -- describing the entire incident in graphic detail.

According to the report, cops responded to a "screaming woman" -- and when they arrived, they noticed a "very upset and crying" Rihanna seated in the driver's seat of a parked vehicle.

Rihanna Attack

Rihanna told the officer she got into an argument with Chris Brown over something that had occurred at an event they were at earlier in the evening.

"The victim said she became enraged and slammed both of her fists against the dashboard on the passenger side of the car they were in. She reported that the defendant then pulled the vehicle over and reached over her with his right hand. He opened the car door and tried to force the victim out."

According to the report, Brown was unable to shove Rihanna out of the car because she was wearing a seatbelt.

The report continues, "When he could not force her to exit, he took his right hand and shoved her head against the passenger window of the car. "

"The victim then faced the defendant and he punched her in the left eye with his right hand. He then continued driving."

"As he drove, he continued to punch the victim in the face with his right hand while steering the vehicle with his left hand."

Rihanna told cops the "assault caused her mouth to fill with blood and blood to splatter over her clothing and the inside of the car."

Rihanna told cops after Brown "stopped his first assault .. she looked in the mirror and saw her eye beginning to swell.

[Brown] looked at [Rihanna] and said 'I'm going to beat the shit out of you when we get home! You wait and see!'"

Rihanna told police she tried to call her personal assistant, but she didn't pick up -- but Rihanna says she "pretended to talk, saying, 'I'm on my way home. Make sure the cops are there when I get there.'"

Rihanna says she pulled the act "because she did not want to get beat anymore."

But after Rihanna's fake phone conversation, she claims Brown "looked at [Rihanna] and said, "You just did the stupidest thing ever! Now I'm really going to kill you!"

Rihanna told cops that Brown unleashed a second wave of punches, "during which time [Rihanna] interlocked her fingers behind her head and brought her elbows forward to protect her face." He continued to punch her on her left arm, which caused a contusion on her left tricep.

At that point Rihanna tried texting her assistant. Brown threw the phone out of the car, stopped the vehicle and Rihanna then tried opening her door to get out, but Brown sped off and the door shut with Rihanna inside.

Brown placed Rihanna in a headlock while he drove, then bit her on her left ear. The car eventually stopped and Rihanna took the keys out of the ignition, and Brown began to punch her again in the face and arms. He placed her in a headlock and started applying pressure to her carotid artery. She couldn't breathe and began to lose consciousness. She tried freeing herself, and Brown bit her left ring and middle fingers and then released her.

Rihanna took off her shoe and tried breaking the passenger window, and he continued to punch her.

Eventually, Brown got out of the car. Rihanna opened the door and continued screaming. Brown began punching her again. He got back in the car and screamed "Where are my f***ing keys?" He got out, looked for the keys in vain, and when he could not find them removed several CDs and walked away.

Officers were called and observed numerous contusions and abrasions to Rihanna's face and forehead, as well as bruising on her left arm. There were other injuries as well.

Investigators determined Brown was wearing a large ring on his right hand which caused several of Rihanna's injuries.

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I cannot believe what I am reading on here. Are all these people really saying this is her fault?! Even IF she smacked him there is NO excuse for what he did. NONE!!! I just can't beleive all these people are saying this. No wonder the world is in the state it is. I wonder if they would feel the same if it were their mother or sister ?

1881 days ago


Watch out for him, he will do this again, he is an abuser pire and simple, all the signs are there, he has been stalking you. This type is deluded, think they are God, hate women, want to punish them for whatever. PLEASE! PLEASE! PLEASE! Rihanna watch out, never, never go anywhere alone, never fall for anything he says, neevr be alone with him, be snmark, get a gun, pepper spray.

1881 days ago


Gee, I'm gonna go out on a limb here and guess that "she desirved it" comments were written by men who have themselves abused women. It's not ok for anyone to be abusive in a relationship and hopefully this restraining order will be the end of them but they both need professional help. Either way you look at it, men are by nature stronger than women and have no right, instigated or not, to hit them, bite them, slam their head against a window! If you're one of the idiots making comments that any woman desirves to be abused in anyway you might consider some counceling yourself..

1881 days ago


We all have anger, but what makes you human is your ability to control it. There is a saying that "two people shouldn't go mad at the same time". I really don't see where race fits in, I would rather say age cos teens resorts to anger and violence easily. Chris needs to grow-up his a talented young man, we believe he will change for the best.

Why do people write with so much anger and hatred? It shows that you will be no better in similar situation.

1881 days ago


Chris knows that he has done wrong. He knows that if he was an average guy he would of been given time in jail. He knows that if he messes up again he will loose not only his freedom but his loyal fans

1881 days ago


OMG, I got chills reading this. Even if Rihanna had hit Chris, the way he just kept on hitting her, biting her... just BEATING her. I feel so bad for her reading what she went through that night. I'm sure she felt like she was gonna die that night.

The fact that they were supposed to go to the Grammys not too long after that, and he never thought of the consequences and just wanted to beat her more and more.. just WOW.

This makes me dislike him even more. No, I HATE him. What a coward. I wish he had went to jail, because the men in prison would've put him in his place being a woman beater. He SO lucked out being a celebrity, because he would've been the one fighting men off.

Just wow. And these girls on here defending him. Are you serious? Like how delusional and desperate are you? Right is right and wrong is wrong. I don't care how attractive you think he is. You could never have him, so why defend him, when you know you would've wanted to seen him thrown in prison, if you were in her place?

He is SERIOUSLY a monster.

A slap is not equivalent to being beat for who knows how long. He stopped and kept driving several times while hitting her. He never planned to stop.

Something is seriously wrong with that guy.

1881 days ago


I think chris brown had to be high on drugs or sumthing why would you be that stupid to ruin your career!!! juss like a typical black man most of em are worthless!! its either beating a women or makin babies n not takin care of emm ewwww it makes me sick!!! im glad his career is o v e r!! in for you guys that said she deserved it.......... since when a women should ever deserve a ass whoppin from a man!! Im pretty sure other men make him as mad as well do you see him beatin their ass like that?? nooo its becuz hes W E A K!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1881 days ago


Also, to these people making these racist comments. Abusers come in ALL races. Its not just black men. How small your world must be that you can make stupid comments like that.

It has less to do with race and more to do with the fact that a man shouldn't put his hands on a woman PERIOD.

Seriously, go effing discover some unfounded country and move yourself and the rest like you to it, because black people are here to stay. So are the rest of the non-white races.

Get over yourselves.

1881 days ago


43. All of you here calling them thugs and sayng she deserved it are RACIST pigs! If they were white, you would be more sensitive to both of them as human beings who clearly need guidance. Her for tolerating this ongoing violence and him for continuing the cycle who knows too well. No wonder the world hates Americans, WE ARE THE THUGS!!! Heartless racist thugs!

Posted at 8:19PM on Aug 25th 2009 by allison

Oh, shut up.

Unless,of course, you're trying to be funny. Then that's hilarious.

1881 days ago


Chris Brown is an animal! To bad that when people like him make a few bucks that it wouldn't make him a man also! I guess fame doesn't remove the thug personna... I hope he gets a good beat down by someone he looks at just the wrong way and no I don't care if she had ever slapped him or anything else!! If that be the case than he should have left her, not stick around so he could beat her! I hope his career gets flushed down the toilet and I for one NEVER bought his little video boo hoo.. Watching it just made me think.. Suck It Up Princess, now the world knows your a woman beater!!

1881 days ago


I cant believe people are saying she deserved it! Who deserves that? Are you reading the same blow by blow I am? People like that are the reason this kind of stuff is as acceptable as it is and why woman are afraid to come forward because people will think they did something to deserve it and thats crap! No matter what you say to someone that never allows that person to hurt someone like that! He should be in jail. He'll hit again. If it's not now it will be later and if it's not physical it will be mentally. People like him are sick. I can only pray that those of you that think she deserved it you change your minds... what if that was your mom? your sister? your daughter? Would you still think that way?

1881 days ago


All of you that are saying she deserved it are messed up. No woman deserves to beaten like that by someone she's in a relationship with. And it doesn't matter if he never did it before. It's just wrong!! She didn't deserve it even if she started the fight. That's not the way you resolve conflict with someone who you say you love. Whether she's a bitch or not, it doesn't matter. Your boyfriend is not supposed to be beat you! All of you women who says she had it coming, would you be saying that if your man did that to you?

1881 days ago


People are disbelieving this account when he plead guilty. I didnt hear him changing the story or defending his actions because he knows he is a pathetic person - he also knows he got away with a lot because he made some stupid scripted "confessions". I hope not everyone is this gullible, as the judge in this case was, to think the punishment fits the crime. He is a woman beater and I'm sure his mother and his grandmother would be proud of him. What a loser.

1881 days ago


okay no deserves to be hit or beaten at all. and the way he's descried as beating her he should have gotten alot more time than that.
and those who say she it's her fault are crazy and wrong AND even if it was her fault doesn't give him any right at all to even lift a finger to harm her.
and personally chris brown is a pompous ass. just after sentencing he's partying. he should be ashamed of him self for even being in this situation in the first place. Rihanna isn't even half his size and he beat up on her in such a violent manner it's inexcusable. and all the chicks that think he's still all that are delusional. he at least needs a good stint doing anger management and some counseling because this could just be the first big incident.

1881 days ago


Chris Brown makes me physically ill. I USE to be a fan of his. He need not to even bother tryin to make any more albums.

1881 days ago
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