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Robin Roberts

Chris Approved My

Rihanna Q's

3/22/2011 12:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Robin Roberts asked Chris Brown if she could question him about the Rihanna incident BEFORE the live interview began on "GMA" this morning ... this according to sources connected to the production.

Robin Roberts

Sources tell TMZ ... Roberts insists both she and other "GMA" staff members spoke with Chris before the interview and asked if it would be OK to fire off "a few questions" about the Rihanna incident ... and Chris approved.

As TMZ first reported, Brown flipped out after the interview -- and apparently smashed a window in his dressing room.

Robin is telling people at the show she did NOT try to set him up ... and insists, "I'm pulling for the guy."

As for the broken window, sources say no one in the studio saw Chris throw the chair into the window ... but he was definitely in the dressing room when the window was smashed.

UPDATE 9:19 AM: After Roberts left the "GMA" building, she posted on her Twitter page, "Sure has been an interesting AM @GMA. Still sorting thru everything myself. Just my 2nd day on twitter, wonder what tomorrow will bring?"


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What a loser!! Who throws tantrums like that????!! Robin is good peeps she would never try to set up someone in an interview. She is just doing her job....Chris grow up, you look like a spoiled brat!

1313 days ago


Next season's Celebrity Rehab guest.. I mean patient?

1313 days ago


What a CLASS A Loser I hope his ablum fails and he dissapears into obsucrity where he belongs

1313 days ago

The Seer    

Quit fsking up your future dumba55.

1313 days ago

Celeb Gossip Addict    

I can't wait to see if this incident helps or hurts his album sales. Stars are endorsing his bad behavior on Twitter. That's why he can't change. He thinks there is justification for his behavior because fans and fellw celebs say its ok.

1313 days ago


He's an a-hole!!!

1313 days ago


He can dish it out but he can't take it:( LOL

1313 days ago

Master Po    

Awwww the little bitch threw another fit! awww its ok just like you hero michael jackson you also abuse others.

1313 days ago


He might have approved one question so whay didn't she move on? White people have double standards andits so blantanly hypocritical. Although Robin is not white but she is working for 'the man' and has to do his requests.

1313 days ago

Celeb Gossip Addict    

His people may have approved the questions because they are in denial about his anger issues. Maybe he knew nothing about it.

1313 days ago


Good thing this angry and abusive young man finally got control over his anger.

Sarcasm: off

1313 days ago


Why can't people just let go of the past, he paid for his mistake and is trying to move on but everyone still brings it up. A person can only take so much before they explode!

1313 days ago


if ya dont want to answer questions,,then DONT answer, but no, he goes and breaks a window,cause hes a dumb azz..immature baby, with anger issues.

1313 days ago

sloppy seconds    

i HOPE HE DIES! stupid, worthless idiot! DIE CHRIS! DIE! Kill yourself please! lmfao! your life is gonna SUCK for a long, long time now moron! hahahahahahaha! i love it!

1313 days ago


Robin Roberts should just be quiet because now she's sounding stupid. Who'll believe that before the interview someone "asked if it would be OK to fire off "a few questions" about the Rihanna incident ... and Chris approved"? Yeah right.

1313 days ago
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