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Chris Brown

DUMPS Karrueche

Rihanna's The Reason

10/4/2012 8:16 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Chris Brown says he has officially BROKEN UP with his girlfriend Karrueche Tran ...  explaining, "I don't want to see her hurt over my friendship with Rihanna."

Brown just made the announcement ... saying, "I have decided to be single to focus on my career. I love Karrueche very much but I don't want to see her hurt over my friendship with Rihanna."

He adds, "I'd rather be single allowing us to both be happy in our lives."

The announcement comes after Brown and Rihanna were spotted together at the Jay Z concert in Brooklyn last night. The two had been hanging around each other A LOT lately ... and did some hardcore flirting at the MTV VMAs.

Karrueche had posted a cryptic tweet last night reading, "Bye baby."

Now it makes sense.

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61.

Just Saying    

Yes another woman who goes out with a troubled guy and believes that she can change him. Dumb, dumb, dumb.

645 days ago
62.

Malikmia    

FINALLY!!! They are together again, whats yours is yours...You ppl are the devil, you have to forgive to be at peace with yourselves!!! Come on, they dont need to explain sh*t to anyone!!!

645 days ago
63.

dani    

There goes her meal ticket. I don't understand why Rihanna would want CB. He's never going to commit to her. He's not looking for a relationship.

645 days ago
64.

milf    

hes a piece of ****! Loser!

645 days ago
65.

jb    

3 POS

645 days ago
66.

Diva    

I am sick and tired of people trying to make Rhianna out to be the spokesperson for domestic violence. Everyobody's situation is different and there is a possibility that wow maybe this was an isolated incident. Chris was 19 yrs old when the event happened and his mother was abused, he was a bed-wetter as a child all things that probably went into him exploding that day. He has not hit a woman since and he dated this chick Karukachu for 2 yrs and the paparozzo's were watching like a hawk to see if he would. He has to live under a microscope and I'd like to see some of you all's perfect lives since you get off by judging him and their friendship/relationship. She knows him alot better than any of us on this site and she knows the intimate details of his life and that incident so whatever she chooses to do is her business. But some of yall bitter babies are using your own issues against him like he's the worst monster in the world. I see yall taking up for child molesters and mass murders and going harder at a young boy for one mistake.

645 days ago
67.

rinelli    

THEY ALL MAKE MEE SICK...... KINDA FEEL BAD 4 TRAN BT **** IT, CHRIS IS NT GNNA GET BK WIT RHIANNA ITS ALLED BOOTY CALLIN SMH ND TRAN NEEDS 2 MOVE ON IM SO SICK OF HEARIN BOUT DIZ IDIOTS!!

645 days ago
68.

Eric    

yeah i don't feel sorry for rihanna at all. he nearly kill her last time. i unlike chris clown. i never ever hit woman. i respect women. treat them with honor and respect. chris clown is loser. just like joan rivers said on fashion police a few months ago. he hit u once. he will hit u again.

645 days ago
69.

denise    

chris and rih love each other.I am happy for them. True love won!!!

645 days ago
70.

nells    

Chris Brown and Rihanna obviously loves each other. Just let them be.....They are young and in love,. Move on from the past cause clearly they have

645 days ago
71.

Fifty Shades of WTF    

Karrueche dodged a bullet. Too bad Rihanna thinks so little of herself.

645 days ago
72.

anonymous    

I just think Rihanna and he are bad together. I worry for her safety. She's an adult. I just hope she doesn't have a repeat of last time. I guess we will see.

645 days ago
73.

The Queen of Bling    

What a freaking loser.

645 days ago
74.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

Hopefully, Rhianna puts that firearm training with the AR-15 in Las Vegas to good use in the next round.

645 days ago
75.

the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

Websites were reporting she broke up with him yesterday, while TMZ was on the late train with the make out story.

645 days ago
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