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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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436.

George    

"I'm not down with that gay s**t, I feel like boxing." <-- Sounds ridiculous. I am not a fan of this kid, but I'm going to wait for all the info. Reminds me of another TMZ article regarding LiLo using pain killers. The article stated something along the lines of 'Lindsay would shake the bottle like a rattle and say, It's Oxy time!' Nobody talks like that. Makes me sceptical.

297 days ago
437.

buffmuffin    

I think its hilarious some people find it more important that he used a gay slur, than that he physically assaulted someone.

297 days ago
438.

Marissa && Jared    

Chris Brown should get anger management or his career can be at stake.

297 days ago
439.

newvoyage    

When will society get rid of this piece of trash?

297 days ago
440.

HO    

That is one ugly man.

297 days ago
441.

Lindsay McNeil    

W hotel IS NOT ON K ST.. please check your facts... it is on 15th Street ACROSS from the WHITE HOUSE

297 days ago
442.

friendly45    

He who is without sin,let him cast the first stone!

297 days ago
443.

JetFalcon    

He's not that bad of a guy. He hosted at a nightclub in LA and I watched him for like 5 minutes sitting in his booth before his performance. Nothing happened, he just sat there trying to not acknowledge anyone and act like a normal guy under the pressure of everyone watching him.

He doesn't look like a guy who will go out of his way to wail a punch at someone. I'm sure this idiot did something to put Brown in self defense, but of course paparazzi want to make Chris Brown look like the bad guy because that's the only way people will consider reading this article.

297 days ago
444.

sealsaa    

Ugh, so even uttering the word gay is considered a slur now? The gay agenda rears its hyper-sensitive head.

297 days ago
445.

JimmyO    

You noticing a pattern with this Brown Clown. He only likes to box with women or guys a lot smaller than he is. Mr. brown that called being a B-I-T-C-H. And you look like one. Wish i was the one. Man i'd love to go a round with this Muck!!!

297 days ago
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b de v    

Gay "slurs" are perfectly acceptable in the majority of the African American community just like the "N" word.

P.S. I didn't mean to sound racist by making it sound like they have a separate community.

297 days ago
447.

dave    

What a ***!

297 days ago
448.

dave    

He's a homo

297 days ago
449.

IRENE ADAMS    

Chris Brown is nothing but a thug. Go away already. Why is he still around? He is not good for anyone. He will show up in decades looking for second chance like some other jokers I will not mention.

297 days ago
450.

Jen    

I believe the source. I'm sorry that is a lame, totally made up comment that the "victim" stated he made.

297 days ago
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