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Chris Brown

ARRESTED FOR FELONY ASSAULT

Gay Slur Allegedly Hurled

10/27/2013 12:14 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Chris Brown was arrested in Washington D.C. this morning for FELONY assault after allegedly attacking a man outside a hotel ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... at around 4:30 AM Brown got into an argument with a man outside the W Hotel on K Street and allegedly punched him once in the face.  We're told the alleged victim never threw a punch. 

The alleged victim tells TMZ ... he and a friend were hanging out at the W when they saw 2 women about to take a picture with Brown.  The victim -- who says he's not a Chris Brown fan -- says he and his buddy photo bombed the 2 women and Chris went nuts, punching him in the face and BREAKING HIS NOSE.  He went to the hospital and says he may need surgery as early as tomorrow. 

Law enforcement sources and the alleged victim tell TMZ ... before striking the man, Chris said, "I'm not down with that gay s**t, I feel like boxing."  After Chris punched the man, the fight was taken to the ground.

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Sources connected with Chris tell TMZ ... the alleged victim is full of BS.  He was NOT trying to take a pic with Chris ... he was trying to get on Chris' tour bus, and Brown was simply trying to stop a trespass.  The sources say before the incident the 2 girls tried to get on the bus but they were stopped, and that's when the victim and his friend made their move.

Law enforcement sources say Chris did not appear to be under the influence of anything.

Chris and his bodyguard -- who was also arrested -- will stay in jail today.  Under DC law Brown can't get bail so he'll appear before a magistrate Monday, and until then he'll stay behind bars. 

The alleged victim tells TMZ he doesn't understand why Brown was "so homophobic" to hurl such a slur.  And get this ... the victim says he would have accepted an apology at the scene, but now he will absolutely press charges -- and he's already hired a lawyer.

Brown is still on probation in the Rihanna beating case and this could be grounds for violating his probation -- which means he could be sentenced to prison for nearly 4 years ... worst case scenario for him.

Before the incident, Chris had been hosting a party (pic below) at the nearby Park and 14th nightclub.

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Karrueche just trashed Chris on Twitter ...

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ABB    

Oh hell yeah! The most awesome news to start our Sunday Morning! (Hope the L.A. D.A. knows)

364 days ago
2.

jc    

What an idiot.. Brown seems to seek out confrontation, bad idea once you're ensnared in the criminal justice system

364 days ago
3.

devil's advocate    

It's time for Chris to make a call to Gloria Allred. I'm sure TMZ will be streaming the press coverage live as soon as Chris is released, will Rihanna be standing by her man, even though he is no longer her man? It would bring some needed attention to her new show on Bravo.

364 days ago
4.

get real    

Is This Wanna Be still Loose?

364 days ago
5.

Chris    

Oh gee, what a surprise....at least it did not happen in L.A., maybe he will be put away this time.

364 days ago
6.

beyes    

This is shocking......NOT!!

364 days ago
7.

Bob Kennerson    

Useless, stupid thug! What a surprise! He'll be a popular bitch in prison.

364 days ago
8.

get real    

What he did to Ri Ri........... she went back with him to F like Rabbits.. He Beats Up anyone. Hes got Anger issues. He needs Behind Bars. How he got away with the RiRi beating, Ill never know. Whats the court system waiting for? A Murder? Lock this Punk Up.

364 days ago
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UNLV1990    

He'll be doing some time.

364 days ago
10.

bob    

LA DA's not going to do anything. He's been involved in stuff in LA and they let him slide. Nothing ever came of the obvious public service violation. Someone's gonna have to die before he ends up in the slammer.

364 days ago
11.

Kemosabe    

This piece of trash needs to be locked away. Unfit for society. Entitled piece of ****...

364 days ago
12.

Little_Leota    

Maybe he is just "Under the influence of being a punk?"

364 days ago
13.

Meanie    

Idiot POS. Nothing but a stupid sewer rat. Off to jail now.

364 days ago
14.

marchetti    

now that is celebrity news. none of that headline kardashian bull****.

364 days ago
15.

Dan Frederiksen    

Stand by for comments from Chris Rock and Michael Richards.

364 days ago
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