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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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644 COMMENTS

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181.

carlb    

when you rap about the act of confrontation and anger is it any wonder why he acts violently to nothing but a prick!

297 days ago
182.

Silverfawn    

He will get off, again, but his wallet will suffer some pain from lawyer fees. The train wreck that is Chris Brown's social life continues.

297 days ago
183.

Fred Farkel    

Will somebody please put that piece of sh!t Chris Brown OUT OF MY MISERY and lock his dumb ***** @ss up for the next 5 years?

297 days ago
184.

Fred Farkel    

Thank you

297 days ago
185.

jnsesq    

Forget the "gay slur." Can society finally put this violent thug away please? Or does his "art" trump logic for everyone as it does with liberals?

297 days ago
186.

(◉_◉) Brush Your Teeth (◉_◉)    

Anybody Up For A Chris Brown ~VS~ Kanye West P.P.V {Pay For View} Fight?


Who Would Win?


【 . 】 Chris Brown


【 . 】 Kanye West


【✔ 】 All Of Us

297 days ago
187.

Chica    

His girlfriend wasn't trashing him, but she needs to stop acting like she's relevant...she's only known for shacking up with this guy, and nothing more....Y'ALL.

297 days ago
188.

Brite    

Surprise Surprise Chris has learned nothing.

297 days ago
189.

miss b    

Why are Black rappers so angry all the time?


They have money girls drugs,fame,so why so
angry?
It's not like they have to clean bathrooms for a living.

297 days ago
190.

BIGROB    

Chris Brown did nothing! Wait he only beat's and bites woman, he has tantrums and throws chair thru windows, he's a pot head, he has anger problems just ask Frank Ocean, No way would Chris do this!

297 days ago
191.

KR    

Nothing will happen to him. It wasn't in LA but it was DC where they are just as corrupt if not more so. If he can't buy his way out, the pity the black man squad will be on it. He had his body guard there so he wouldn't get hurt after hitting another man. He's remembered for beating a woman so he had to thump on a man for "street cred" but he didn't have a body guard when he beat a woman. He knew he could be hurt this time. Yes they provoked but that doesn't mean he had to fall for it and put his hands on someone. If he weren't rich and judges weren't afraid to dole out punishment due to fan reaction and politics, he would receive the sentence intended. A regular man, black or white would receive jail time. He will not. The worst thing he could have done was to other men to tell the other men to grow up. Then they would look like fools in public and would be out the big payday they plan to get! Their hospital bills should be paid then any money they are to receive should be given to a charity so they also think twice before trying to get an easy payday at the expense of an angry little man with a lot of money and a violent temper.

297 days ago
192.

Me    

Just knowing that he's stuck in jail until tomorrow makes me happy.

297 days ago
193.

Me    

I think y'all are reading Tran's posts wrong. She's not trashing the thug. She's trashing US for trashing the thug...that we don't have compassion and love for that poor widdle boychild.

297 days ago
194.

TheMasterChimp    

It's about time. He needs to do serious time. Like YEARS.

297 days ago
195.

odie    

A homophobic slur right before Fist Brown sucker punched his latest victim? Committing a hate crime felonious assault in D.C. where a federal judge appointed by the POTUS will preside and an USA Attorney will prosecute? How STUPID is he? His latest victim has wisely lawyered up as I'm sure his refusal to cooperate will be COSTLY. Can't wait to see what the LA DA will do -if anything.

297 days ago
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