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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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31.

She's baaaack    

What great news to wake up to on a Sunday morning!! Like we used to say back in the day ... FAR OUT!! I only wish he would have gotten to Kim Kardashian before Kanye did because he could have offed the entire family in one fell swoop. D.C. ain't California so this might be fun!

180 days ago
32.

Kev the Realist    

What a shick. When are they finally going to put this delusional, angry, sociopath where human animals belong... in jail. He is just another angry ghetto rat moron who thinks that regular laws don't apply to them. Fortunatlely it was not in lala land, where they would give him another slap on the wrist. He is just a Classless Douch$bag

180 days ago
33.

3thingsuneed    

as the Old Saying goes.. a leopard never changes his spots.. as we say in KY.. He's a River Rat

180 days ago
34.

Vote2012    

This guy should have been in an orange jump suit behind bars years ago. He is a menace to society who finds trouble in every city he goes. He was arrested at 4:30 am in DC? Who gets into fights at that time in the morning?

180 days ago
35.

Arla    

This was a great way to start my Sunday!! That is until I remembered how they let him get away with his last few crimes... let's see if the celebrity court in LA lets him weasel his way out of this one too.
PS: I sincerely apologize to all weasels. It's just an expression but I can understand how being associated with this dirtbag could be very upsetting

180 days ago
36.

God$ha    

CHRIS ASSAULT ME DADDY

180 days ago
37.

God$ha    

Send me to jail with him pls. I'd drop the soap for him.

180 days ago
38.

Jan    

After the Rihanna beating was he not suppose to get counseling on rage? Did he flunk? Maybe prison would be good for him.

180 days ago
39.

Kim Carter    

It's about time he does some time. He knows he's on probation and he risks that to beat up some guy. He's juvenile and maybe just plain ole retarded. Just because he's a celebrity doesn't give him the right to beat up on people.

180 days ago
40.

JamesJ    

why the **** do people keep provoking him? thats clearly whats going on here!! he doesn't live in DC I'm sure he was paid to be there. as if anyone is going to **** up a payday by just saying let me beat this random guys ass! leave these celebs alone people, damn. ask for a handshake, a hug, a pic and go on about your business. stop trying to act tough and start some **** with them in hopes of getting a payout!!! I'm pretty sure the guy who got this was more than deserving

180 days ago
41.

t    

awesome! now send this POS to jail for a few years....knew this would happen again eventually...hope the judge throws the book at him this time...

180 days ago
42.

awards    

How close is he to a Three Striker, eh?

180 days ago
43.

Coupe09    

Damn.. I was rooting for you my boy. We all make mistakes and try to learn from them. But you clearly have a problem that is deeper out of your control. Us black men don't get 2nd, 3rd, and 4th chances like Ms. Lohan. Off to jail you go my brotha.

180 days ago
44.

God$ha    

I want his BBC NOW.

180 days ago
45.

Michelle L    

Im actually excited about this awesome news =) I hope he stays in jail for good this time...

180 days ago
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