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Chris Brown Car Accident

Paps Call BS

We Didn't Cause the Crash!

2/10/2013 12:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

crash_scene_launch_wmChris Brown's single car accident yesterday afternoon left his car totaled and the wall he hit shattered in pieces ... but the paparazzi on the scene are calling BS on Chris' story that it was their fault.

Brown's rep released a statement yesterday claiming he was cut off by two photographers and blamed the accident on "aggressive pursuit by the paparazzi." The photos above show the aftermath of the crash with Chris talking to cops and his car being towed away.

TMZ spoke with Chris Doherty, owner of INF, the photo agency that employed all the photographers on scene. He tells us that he is positive his photogs "had nothing to do with Chris Brown crashing."

Doherty says his photogs arrived AFTER Chris crashed, telling TMZ, "No photographers were following him at the time he crashed ... He crashed his car and it’s convenient for him to blame us. He needs to be careful with his defamatory statements."

Doherty also says his photogs were interviewed on scene by police who "appeared to be satisfied" the photogs were not the cause of the accident.

A spokesman for the Beverly Hills PD would not comment on the accident beyond the press release sent out yesterday:

"On February 9, 2013 at approximately 1203pm, entertainer Chris Brown was involved in a solo, non-injury traffic collision in the 600 Block Bedford Drive/Camden Drive alley. Mr. Brown was the driver of the vehicle and collided with a wall. Brown stated that he was being chased by paparazzi causing him to lose control of his vehicle. Brown's Black Porsche was towed from the scene at his request."

A rep for Brown tells TMZ they are considering a lawsuit over the crash.



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and for all you other fanboy douchebags, name 1 other celebrity that threw a chair through a window on a morning talk show, go ahead I dare you

618 days ago


TMZ just added video w/audio footage. I noticed a few things. Chris looks pissed. The cop with the notepad looks at the pap that’s shooting the video, and Chris later points to him. The saga continues …

618 days ago


Of course they didn't cause the crash.....Chris Brown always plays the victim...I wish he would get a BIG V tattooed on his forehead!

618 days ago

William j    

Too bad he didn't go through the windshield and snap his neck like a Stella doro breadstick!!

618 days ago


First off. Even if someone is following you it's no excuse for reckless driving. If they are being aggressive then the best revenge is to call the police and let them get a ticket. YOU ARE NEVER ALLWED TO DRIVE RECKLESSLY...even in a medical emergency you are supposed to call the authorities! Secondly, Brown's cp spins EVERYTHING in an effort to clean up his reputation. This whole wreck is one big PR joke. Porsche's engine is in the back...the car is not totaled. Also, the whole "going to a charity event BS." Please...Chris Brown?? Who wants him there??last but not least, ALL CELEBRITIES WANT PAPARRAZI FOLLOWING THEM!! The pics and the checks stop coming at the same time.

618 days ago


Have to admit, when I saw the headlines yesterday about the accident, I thought 'phew' one last arsehole punk in the world....

618 days ago


The only think "totaled" is Chris Brown's career. The car will live on...after being repaired...then repoed after he lands back in jail and can't pay his bills.

618 days ago


I hope he sues the **** out of the paparazzi. They given harassed them enough

618 days ago


Does this DB look up to Lohan as a role model? LOL

>"The papz made me crash my car."

>"Frank Ocean made me punch him because he's gay."

>"I didn't lie about my community service, honest."

>"I'll never hit you again RiRi baby, I love you."

618 days ago


Was he checked for alcohol and drugs? What a loser

618 days ago


Once a D-Bag. Always a D-Bag.

How convenient to blame the paps. They weren't even there. Gonna look even more stupid later.

618 days ago

U Suck    

The cops should have given him the Rodney King treatment. Then he could sue and actually win. Now he's only making his lawyer rich.

618 days ago


If the Paps arrived after the crash, isn't CB trying to pull a LILO crash report with the cops?

618 days ago


That car is hardly totaled. It may cost a pretty penny to get it repaired. Chris Brown is just a bad driver and needs someone to blame.

618 days ago


That car ain't totaled, Ya'll on crack?

618 days ago
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